Gwasanaeth Gwybodaeth I Deuluoedd - Family Information Service

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) - Family support services

What we do

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is the UK charity that supports those affected by conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death (YSCD). CRY provides bereavement support for affected families and supports young people diagnosed with life-threatening cardiac conditions through the my heart Network.

CRY raises awareness of signs and symptoms of cardiac conditions and operates a nationwide cardiac screening programme for any person between the age of 14 and 35. CRY funds medical research into conditions that can cause YSCD, funds fast-track expert medical services at the CRY Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions and Sports Cardiology and funds fast-track expert pathology investigations at the CRY Centre for Cardiac Pathology.

Who do we support

CRY supports young people diagnosed with potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions and offers bereavement support to families affected by YSCD.

Is there a charge to use this service?

Yes - Free support services and information. Cost of Cardiac screening can vary from free upward depending how each specific cardiac screening event is being funded.

Can anyone use this service?

Anyone can contact us directly.

Service details for this family support services

Language: English only

  • Able to support children with disabilities No
  • Are staff DBS checked? Yes


 You can send post here:

Unit 1140B
The Axis Centre
KT22 7RD

Contact methods

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 Opening times

Head office / phone lines open Monday – Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm. Closed Bank Holidays and weekends. Answer phone available outside of office hours.