Arrive Alive funds equipment and lifesaving vehicles for medically trained volunteers (CFR's). CFR's are trained to attend 999 calls in those vital seconds/minutes prior to a road or air ambulance.


Birmingham city including suburbs

Solihull including suburbs

Black Country including suburbs



Solely funded by charitable donations, non-government funded.

Have you or a loved one been faced with a medical emergency & had to make a 999 call for help?


Arrive Alive is a non government funded charity that supports lifesaving volunteers - CFR's who attend local medical emergencies.

Every Second Counts

Arrive Alive is the UK's only registered charity that is solely dedicated to funding lifesaving voluntary operated vehicles and equipment for Community First Responders (CFR's) approved by West Midlands Ambulance Service. CFR's are volunteers trained by West Midlands Ambulance Service who can attend a 999 call in those vital seconds/minutes prior to a road or air ambulance. Arrive Alive is a none government, NHS or lottery funded charity.

Arrive Alive funds vital lifesaving vehicles and equipment for Community First Responder (CFR's). At present we have 3 voluntary operational vehicles, with a 4th due to become operational for summer 2020.

Arrive Alive is solely funded by voluntary donations and does not receive national lottery funding, NHS funding or government funding.

CFR's are medically trained volunteers who attend 999 calls in those vital seconds/minutes prior to a road or air ambulance.

CFR's have the skills to attend 999 calls but we need your help to get them to the medical emergency.


Help us to save lives within communities.

Andy Jeynes Community Response Manager for West Midlands Ambulance Service UNHSFT said

''We are overwhelmed by the generosity of Arrive Alive and the support they have given our Community Responders. WMAS UNHSFT have a number of Responders across the region who support the Ambulance Service in delivering the right Patient care to the Right place at the right Time. These Volunteers respond in their own time to life threatening emergencies to render first aid prior to the arrival of an Ambulance. They are completely self-funded and the provision of Scheme Responder cars by Arrive Alive to these lifesaving groups is amazing. WMAS UNHSFT welcome the support Arrive Alive have given our Schemes and we look forward to continuing working together''

Our Mission

Arrive Alive is the only registered charity in the UK solely dedicated to providing emergency medical response vehicles and approved lifesaving equipment to Community First Responder Groups (CFR's) approved by the ambulance services. Each vehicle is operated by a trained volunteer and is deployed via a 999 call.


Saving lives within communities

Emergency medical response vehicles

Approved lifesaving equipment

Approved by the ambulance services

Do you know of someone looking to get rid of their car without the hassle of trying to sell it?

Donate it through Giveacar and any funds raised goes towards a voluntary operated lifesaving 999 vehicle.

They'll even collect the vehicle from you free of charge!


Get in Touch


0345 504 8787



Arrive Alive Appeal, PO BOX 17209 Birmingham, B32 9JN

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