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We are The Compassionate Friends

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

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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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For us to continue to support bereaved families we need your help.

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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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