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Dragonflies is a free pre and post bereavement service supporting children, young people and families. Dragonflies offer a safe place for parents/carers and children to express their grief and to share ways of coping with their loss

Who is Dragonflies for?

Children, and young people 

aged 5—18 years and their families

who are experiencing 

pre-bereavement or are bereaved


Dragonflies provides

  • Initial Home Visits
  • Peer group support for children and young people
  • Therapeutic activities that strengthen emotional         well-being
  • Family Days to help support the whole family
  • Training for Volunteers

Project statistics:

Since 2006, 1988 local children and young people aged between 5 and 18 have been supported in Hastings and surrounding areas, including: 

Þ 415 have lost their father

Þ 209 who have lost their mother

Þ 176 who have lost their sibling

Þ 566 who have lost their grandparents

Þ 333 who have lost a close significant relative or friend

Þ 287 who have experienced multiple deaths in the family


 of these children 121 have lost someone through suicide

How can I get this help?

Please contact

Francesca Hamilton

  St. Nicholas Centre,  66 London Road, St. Leonards on Sea, TN37 6AS

Tel: 01424423683 ext.35

email: fhamilton@fsncharity.co.uk

 email:: istiebritz@fsncharity.co.uk

Contact Numbers:

St. Nicholas Centre

Tel: 01424 423683 ext. 20

Robsack Centre

Tel: 01424 855222

SLCC  Tel: 01424 200604


Tel: 01424 423683 ext.35

My Time Too!

Tel: 01424 855222 ext. 200

My Time Now

Tel: 01424 855222 ext. 211 or 201


Tel: 01424 423683 ext. 34

Community Learning

Tel: 01424 423683 ext. 33


Tel: 01424 423683 ext. 22

Little Common Nursery

Tel: 01424 848574

Greenway Nursery

Tel: 01424 438660

Silverdale Nursery

Tel: 01424 435895

St. Nick's Nursery

Tel: 01424 423683 EXT. 26 or 31


FSN Registered Office

St Nicholas Centre

66 London Road

St Leonards on Sea

TN37 6AS
01424 423683

Reg. Charity No. 208446


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