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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You can help WAY to support young widowed people across the UK. Find out how.

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