The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network
The ICBN is a member organisation. Members share a vision that all children and young people, together with the adults in their lives, can easily access a choice of high quality local and national information, guidance and support to enable them to manage the impact of death on their lives.
Talking to children about death is never easy. Using storybooks can be a good way to open these hard conversations and they can also give adults the language to make it easier.
Bereaved Children's Awareness Week
Every November, the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) organises a series of events across Ireland to highlight bereaved children’s needs and provide a voice for them to be heard...
Today marks the launch of six new Braille and audio resources for children who are dealing with the loss of a loved one. This was done in collaboration with Vision Ireland (previously NCBI) and St. Francis Hospice. The launch of the accessible versions of the books coincides with the ICBN’s Bereaved Children’s Awareness
Calling for Increased Investment in Children’s Bereavement Services On Bereaved Children’s Awareness Week (November 13 – 17), The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN), a hub of Irish Hospice Foundation and supported by Tusla, is calling on Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman for increased investment in children’s bereavement services to ensure