The Rosie Crane Trust

Patron:  Mrs Louise Chapman

Latest News

  • Richard's Virgin London Marathon 2014

    Richard Mackrory has very kindly chosen to support the Rosie Crane Trust when he runs in the Virgin London Marathon on 13th April 2014. Richard is an...

  • Grief Journey South Somerset

    This new support group, generously sponsored by A E Stoodley and Son, has completed its first six week programme in Crewkerne, providing support and r...

  • Cookery Book

    We are very pleased to have the support of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall for our new cookery book. Hugh is very kindly giving us one of his recipes to i...

  • New Leaflet Design

    The trustees have been working hard on designing a new leaflet which we hope will convey the ethos of the Rosie Crane Trust and help to raise awarenes...

  • Pampered Chef Party

    Carol Rice kindly held a very successful Pampered Chef Party on Wednesday 29th January in aid of the Trust. There were cookery demonstrations of simp...

  • Cascade of Coffee Mornings

    We would like to continue our very successful Cascade of Coffee Mornings this year. If you or any of your friends would like to hold a coffee morning...

  • Stories

    Thank you to all the parents who have written their very moving stories for our display and website. I hope they will help other parents relate to th...

  • Agusta Westland

    We were very grateful to receive a donation of £111 from the staff at Agusta Westland Procurement and Supply Chain who so generously supported the Tr...

  • Isle Abbots PCC

    We would like to say a huge thank you to Gaynor and Peter Watts and all at Isle Abbots PCC for their very generous donation of £100 to the Trust. Th...

  • Candle Lighting

    At both our Taunton and Yeovil Drop-in Centre meetings in December we held a small candle lighting ceremony in memory of the sons and daughters we hav...

  • Ilminster Christmas Tree Festival

    This beautiful and moving festival at The Minster, Ilminster, from Monday December 9th - Saturday December 14th was well attended and the Trust receiv...

  • Christmas Craft Fair

    A Christmas Craft Fair was held on Sunday 1st December at Horton Village Hall and we took along our ever popular tombola which raised an amazing £150...

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What We Do

The Rosie Crane Trust treats all contact in absolute confidence. Everyone working in and for the Rosie Crane Trust, whether in a personal, professional or voluntary capacity has given their assurance to upholding the Trust's confidentiality policy. Bereaved parents are thereby able to seek help from the Trust, safe in the knowledge that their confidentiality will be respected at all times.


We provide a number of services aimed at supporting bereaved parents: 

Listening Ear Helpline 


Drop-in Centres


Follow this link to our Events page for details of venues, dates and times  



Befriending Service 


Subsidised Counselling


Professional Referral


Social Events and Fund Raising



Welcome to our list of organisations that offer support for bereaved parents. 

The Rosie Crane Trust would strongly advise all users to check that the service is appropriate for their specific requirements, and that the service is registered with the relevant professional body, where applicable.  Inclusion of a service does not imply any endorsement by the Rosie Crane Trust.

The Rosie Crane Trust seeks to update the information at regular intervals, but cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. The Rosie Crane Trust reserves the right to remove any entry from this database.

The following organisations may be of interest - click on the link below for further details:




Grief Journey:

The Compassionate Friends:

Care For The Family:

Child Bereavement Charity:


Tanya's Courage Trust:

SLOW Group: