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their families after a child dies
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TCF is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child/children.

We offer support both directly to bereaved families and indirectly by fostering understanding and good practice amongst professionals concerned with child death and by increasing public awareness.

We recognise that many who have suffered the loss of a child feel a bond with others similarly bereaved and wish to extend the hand of friendship.


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‘Say Their Name’ a short film made by TCF for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents 

Bereaved parents and siblings talk frankly and openly about
their feeling on losing their child, or sibling, and how
The Compassionate Friends supported them.
 ‘Say Their Name’ is now available to own on DVD HERE

CP weekend pic of Alison House HotelRetreat Weekend
for childless parents

(Parents with no surviving children)

22nd – 24th April 2016

A supportive retreat weekend in Matlock, Derbyshire,
an area of outstanding natural beauty.

For more details and how to book click HERE


aefeThe Scottish Gathering

22nd – 24th April 2016

A supportive weekend for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents from Scotland and throughout the UK.
Keynote speaker – Chair of TCF, Dr Margaret Brearley.

For more details and how to book click HERE

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