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The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends is a national organisation of bereaved parents offering support, understanding and friendship to others after the loss of a child, of any age, from any cause. Our national helpline is staffed by volunteers who are bereaved parents themselves and offers support and information 365 days a year. We also offer: - a comprehensive website and moderated online community forum - local support groups and one to one support - weekend gatherings and retreats - group support via social media in private, well moderated Facebook groups - information leaflets, bereavement support publications and a unique postal library on all aspects of bereavement - some specialist support for adult bereaved siblings is also available Please contact us to find out more.

Client Groups Served

  • Adult Working Age
  • Older Person
  • Parent / Carer
  • SEND Local Offer

Age Ranges Served

  • Early Years (0-5)
  • Primary (6-11)
  • Secondary (12-16)
  • Moving On (17-25)

Accessibility

Other Accessibility

Is a referral required to access your service?
No