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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.

Follow us on Facebook at
Twitter @TCFcharityUK

Area serviced:
0345 123 2304
Opening times:
Daily from 10am-4pm and 7pm-10pm

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Services providing advice and information relating to all aspects of mental health.
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