FAMS (Family and Friends Against Murder and Suicide)

Charity registered in Scotland SC045179

Two mothers established FFAMS. One had lost her son through murder and the other through suicide. The aim of the charity is to deliver a wide range of services, to people affected by the traumatic grief, devastation and isolation associated with murder & suicide. Initially we will provide a helpline - telephone service, peer support, befrienders and group meetings subject to funding.

Current opportunities

Volunteers are required to help with counselling, practical tasks and to help with awareness raising and fund raising.

Office Cover volunteers would be expected to assist with some light office duties, cover office is staff are out.

General Volunteers, would be expected to help support FAMS groups and events. To lend some moral support, to help our members feel welcome and valued. FAMS support the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, young people in distress. Our members have been affected by; the trauma of murder/suicide, mild to moderate mental-health issues, loneliness, isolation, cost of living crisis.