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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WAY members collecting donations

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Latest news


How cats are helping WAY members through their grief

April 2021

For National Pet Day (on 11 April), WAY member Stephen talks about how a cat called Jelly has helped him to get through ... Read more


WAY's Chief Executive leaving to take up new role

March 2021

We are very sad to announce that WAY’s Chief Executive Rebecca Cooper will be leaving our charity in May to take up a ne... Read more