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We are The Compassionate Friends

We offer support after the death of a child of any age.

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TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – we are here to help.

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Your loss | Resources | Supportive events

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5 Nov: TCF Annual General Meeting
With guest speaker, poet, author, and broadcaster, Michael Rosen.

12 Nov: Bereaved Parent Support Day

13 Nov: Saying Goodbye Service

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  • GIVE SORROW WORDS-A non-denominational memorial ceremony. Sat 26 Nov 5.45pm Chesham, Bucks. More info: tcf.org.uk/content/event… 12 hours ago
  • TCF drop-in afternoon Thur 27 Oct 2-5pm for bereaved parents, grandparents+siblings. SE London. More info: donald_plant@yahoo.co.uk 15 hours ago
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Personal stories

In this area of our site, bereaved parents describe how The Compassionate Friends has helped them.

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