Helping to navigate life after loss

How can WAY support you?

WAY Widowed & Young

Support. Understanding. Friendship.

WAY is a UK charity that offers a peer-to-peer support network for anyone who's lost a partner before their 51st birthday – married or not, with or without children, whatever their sexual orientation.

Get online support from others who understand and access to a 24-hour telephone helpline.

Join WAY

When you’re ready to socialise, we have meet ups across the UK organised by our network of volunteers.

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2.6 Challenge for WAY

Calling all stay at home heroes, are you ready to take on the 2.6 Challenge?

Whether you run 2.6 miles, flip a tyre 26 times, clean for 2.6 hours or do 26 keepy uppies in the garden, take on the 2.6 challenge and help raise funds for WAY.

Take the challenge


Join hundreds of others who get what you're going through.

Latest news


WAY's Big Picnic at Home

May 2020

Every year, WAY holds our Big Picnic weekend in the middle of May. It’s a chance for people who have been widowed young ... Read more


WAY members tell BBC about virtual pub quiz

May 2020

WAY members talked to BBC News this week about how WAY's virtual pub quiz on Friday nights is helping other young widowe... Read more