Summer holidays & new referrals

The summer holidays are almost here! Here at Crocus we will be taking a well-earned extended break over the school holiday period. Any new referrals received from today will be dealt with from mid-August, and also there will be no Crocus Clubs or Squads running over the holidays. We hope you all enjoy the sunshine!

Clay Studio – new dates!

We are pleased to have secured new dates for two sessions at The Clay Studio, Inverness, for our most recent regular Crocus Club attendees and their parent/carer to come along together to make and paint a special item to remember their special person. After the first session, the items will be fired in the kiln, and…

Crocus Club – POSTPONED

We plan to end the current Crocus Club block with a very special outing to The Clay Studio in Inverness! Our regular attendees are invited to come along and make a special memory item with their parent or carer. We will be creating our items at this session, and then once they have been fired…

Available now!: 2018 Calendars

  True Highlands have very generously donated some of their stunning calendars for 2018 to help Crocus raise some Christmas funds.  Calendars are £8.95 each if you are able to collect from Crocus, or £10 if you would like it posted out.  An absolute bargain for some beautiful pictures of this spectacular area we live…

New Cafe 42

A new monthly drop in service will provide people with an opportunity to speak to experienced professionals from a range of backgrounds about illness, dying, death and bereavement. Café42 is a joint venture between NHS Highland Chaplaincy, Connecting Carers and other agencies such as Befrienders Highland. The first session will be held at the Mac…

Social Story Template

Thank you to staff from The Pines, who helped us to put together an example social story around talking about the person who died. Social stories can be a really helpful tool for children with ASD (autism spectrum disorder), but can also be helpful for many other young people to explore difficult or new concepts….

YPI Video for Crocus Group

Roan, Tom, Nathan and Dylan from Kinlochbervie High School represented Crocus Group in the finals of the Youth Philanthropy Initiative. They did such a fantastic job putting together a video story that we wanted to share it with you all 🙂

Day to Remember

We provide a day for small groups of children usually aged from 6-17 years. This is an opportunty for children to get together to share experiences and talk about the person who has died.