Cofton Medical Centre

Providing NHS Services

Cruse Bereavement Support

Cruse Bereavement Support is a specialist bereavement charity, working to help people with grief.

To access Cruse Bereavement Support you can call them on 0121 687 8010

Opening hours:

Cruse Birmingham is open from 9am to 5pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cruse Birmingham is open from 9am to 8pm on Tuesday and Thursday.

Cruse Birmingham can offer citizens listening support or refer clients through to ongoing support with a trained bereavement volunteer. Where relevant, Cruse staff will signpost callers to more appropriate services, following a detailed assessment.

For ongoing support, Cruse clients are offered up to 6 sessions, delivered by phone or via Zoom. In some instances, clients will be met face to face in one of the community outposts used by Cruse.

Cruse can support clients suffering with the impact of an historic bereavement. 5% of clients have been bereaved more than 15 years prior to accessing services.

Cruse also runs an in-person support group for those bereaved by suicide. This group is run monthly from a venue in Birmingham city centre.