Cruse in Birmingham has been in existence since 1977 and provides free bereavement support and counselling to anyone living in the Birmingham area, irrespective of age, race, gender, culture, religion, ethnicity and disability.
There are a number of ways to get involved at Cruse Birmingham i.e. bereavement support, fundraising, general office admin support, data admin, Marketing/PR and event planning.
Our bereavement support volunteers who provide the face to face support service receive rigorous bereavement training. In accordance with best practice, they are allocated to a trained supervisor so that quality of performance is regularly monitored and expertise enhanced. Bereavement support volunteers continually receive in-house training, elements of which are obligatory such as Safeguarding Procedures, and this training ensures provision of a quality service.
All volunteers can expect a warm friendly working environment with comfortable surroundings and helpful staff on hand to assist. Informal enquirers are welcome.
We provide a wide range of services including: