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.

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

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Latest news


WAY members share their friendship stories

July 2021

On International Friendship Day, we wanted to share with you some stories of the friendship that have helped WAY Widowed... Read more


WAY receives £10k donation after Sandwell Council nomination

July 2021

Sandwell Council in the Midlands has nominated WAY Widowed and Young to receive this year’s donation from the Institute ... Read more