Our team of Grief Support Workers are a multi-skilled group of individuals who are dedicated to providing a proficient, flexible and community-based support programme, for grieving children, young people and their families.
Our philosophy is to advocate the importance of openness, truthfulness and involvement around death in order for families to function at their best ability. We assist age-appropriate and productive communication between carers and the young people they support through an array of services.
Our Grief Support Workers are volunteers who, after completing the Balloons bereavement training, give up their time for free to support children and young people. Below are testimonials from some of our volunteers which demonstrate their varied ages, skills and backgrounds to show that there is no such thing as a ‘typical’ volunteer.