This section of our website is for families and friends bereaved by a state related death. Bereaved people are at the centre of our work, and we offer a range of resources and support as well as opportunities to engage in our media, policy and campaigns work.
INQUEST works with countless families to access truth, justice and accountability following a contentious death, and supports their calls for change via the media and policy platforms.Read more
The Family Reference Group is an alliance of bereaved families with diverse experiences and backgrounds. The group drives the family perspective across all areas of our work.Read more
The buddy-up scheme is a project INQUEST is currently developing to bring recently bereaved families into contact with other families who have experienced a state-related death.Read more
Organisations can commission INQUEST to hold tailored Family Listening Days, allowing them to hear directly from families, and to implement lifesaving changes to policy and practice.Read more
Family Forums provide a space for mutual support and sharing between the families. They support families who may experience isolation, frustration, or great uncertainty following a death.Read more
INQUEST has produced two invaluable resources for families and friends going through an inquest, and for those who would like to know more about their rights following a death.Read more