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Graham and James Edgington are the founders of Jennifer and their story was the catalyst to the set up of this unique charity. Following the death of Jennifer in 1985 Graham was left as a single parent of a 16th month old baby.

James decided that he wanted to set up this charity as a support mechanism for widowed fathers and of course importantly the children affected by these circumstances. Objectives to provide a support network for widowed fathers and their children, offering financial and psychological support throughout a carefully selected network and programme.Full structured support will be offered from the early stages of bereavement, family development, financial assistance where applicable and introduction to independent support groups.Family care units will be organised to offer local child care provisions for working fathers and vocational breaks at selected family holiday locations within the United Kingdom.Telephone and one to one support will be offered to grieving fathers and their children to assist in coping with the loss of the loved one, direct assistance to maintain family communication lines and interaction with Governmental assistance where available.

Charity No: 1140783

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