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    24 hour Grief Telephone Support

    Grief does not discern time. We understand there are times when you need to speak with another bereaved parent. Our grief support telephone line is a message bank service and is available 24 hours a day. Please leave a detailed message and a volunteer bereaved parent will return your call. Our message bank number is […]

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    Monthly support group meetings

    The Compassionate Friends Support Groups offer the opportunity for bereaved parents and siblings to meet in a safe environment with others who have ‘been there’, who understand and care. Facilitators are Lorraine, Libby and Lisa. VERY IMPORTANT: Please call our message bank number below at least 24 hours prior, to advise that you WILL be […]

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    Compassionate Friends Workshops provide an opportunity for bereaved parents and siblings to come together in a different environment for a variety of reasons. Each workshop has a different theme although they may be repeated throughout the year. We try to provide a range of themes from Meditation and Mindfulness as a way to cope with […]

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    We publish a quarterly newsletter, supplied free to bereaved parents for the first issue. Thereafter, subscription is $30.00 per annum due 30th June each year. The colour newsletter is sent by email. A black and white hard copy is available upon request. Contributions TCFSA welcomes a wide range of contributions from members. Where possible, we […]

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    Library Books Our library contains a range of book titles for free use by our members. These are available through the support group.   Recommended Books List of books on sibling loss Here are some resources that we have found helpful. Children Are Not Paper Dolls  by Erin Linn Levy     This is a book of drawings […]

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    Annual Events

    The Compassionate Friends recognise the need to honour your child throughout the year and not just at certain times. We also recognise that there are different ways that our members choose to be involved. Find out more on our News and Events page.

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