Slide Away offers a bereavement support services to children and young people in West Kent. It is not a counselling service, but offers them the opportunity to manage their grief through creative activities. Slide Away works in partnership with schools in West Kent. Slide Away recognises that schools are caring environments and are well placed to recognise changes in a young person’s behaviour following a bereavement. Young people can be referred to the charity by the School Bereavement Contact, who is an identified member of the school staff.