Guy’s Gift delivers bereavement support for children and young people throughout Coventry and Warwickshire. Our early intervention service is open to 5 to 25 year olds and tackles a range of emotional concerns, preventing them from escalating and also helping individuals to achieve their potential and continue their lives in a meaningful way.
The charity was founded by Jackie and Stuart Potter (right, with our mascot, Leamington Bear), who have personal experience of the impact of childhood bereavement on the family unit.
Since the start of our work, in 2009, we have gone from being a pilot scheme, to a fully fledged bereavement service, helping hundreds of children and young people, and their families, across the county.
Our aim is to help children and young people through the grieving process in a safe, supportive and educational environment by increasing a child’s knowledge and understanding of death; increasing awareness and understanding of the grieving process; providing strategies for coping, and promoting open communication within the family and with peers.
Our small, professional team of 4 includes 3 counsellors, who are helped by more than 20 trained volunteers. We draw on a range of specialist skills to provide support options to help children, young people and their families.
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Throughout its existence, Coventry Jubilee has been active in projects which help the local community.more
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As part of an international humanitarian organisation, Coventry Jubilee has regularly been involved in humanitarian projects overseas.more
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For many years Coventry Jubilee have supported young carers in Coventry and Warwickshire by sponsoring young carers to a week's break away at an activity centre in the summer holidays.more
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