In 2002, CRY received a donation of £100,000 from the Department of
Health to develop a counselling programme. This followed a CRY
pilot study in 2000 which trained CRY staff and supporters who had suffered a
tragedy, to be available to help others.
The CRY Counselling Skills Course is now
the cornerstone of CRY's Bereavement Support programme. CRY has a network of individuals who
have suffered a tragedy and who have done the Skills Course,
who are available to support others through their loss.
Further to the completion of the Skills
Course many course members choose to continue with the second stage of
If you are interested in finding out
more about the CRY Counselling Skills Course, please e-mail
CRY's Bereavement Support programme
also features a number of annual
Bereavement Support days in locations around the UK.