24 hour grief support line: 03 9888 4944 or 1300 064 068
For all other enquiries, please call 03 9888 4034
Welcome to The Compassionate Friends Victoria (TCFV): Your Source of Grief Support for Bereaved Parents, Grandparents, and Siblings by those with lived experience.
Understanding the Unimaginable Pain
At TCFV, we empathise with the indescribable pain that accompanies the loss of a child, sibling, or grandchild. Our team members and volunteers have all personally experienced this anguish, allowing us to provide compassionate peer support that deeply resonates with bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings.
A Safe Haven of Connection
Connecting with our volunteer support team at TCFV means reaching out to individuals who have walked a similar path. This shared understanding creates a deep connection and provides a safe space for freely expressing emotions, fears, and memories.
Tailored Support Services and Activities
We offer a comprehensive range of support services and activities designed to help navigate the complex landscape of grief.
One-on-One Grief Support: Our one-on-one grief peer-support sessions provide a dedicated space for expressing emotions, fears, and memories. Our trained peer supporters guide you through the complexities of grief and help facilitate healing.
Support Groups, Social Groups, and Workshops: Connect with others who have experienced similar losses through our support groups, social groups, and therapeutic workshops. These gatherings foster a sense of belonging and allow for lasting bonds to form while honoring your loved one’s memory.
Accessible Virtual Support Services: We understand that grief transcends time and distance. To ensure accessibility, we provide virtual support services that bring our compassionate team closer, regardless of your location. Whether it’s online counseling or participation in virtual events, our support caters to your needs.
Guiding You Through Healing and Rebuilding
The Compassionate Friends Victoria is committed to guiding you through the intricate process of healing and rebuilding your life after the loss of a child. Our unwavering dedication to walking beside you is evident in all our endeavors.
Remember, you are not alone in this new way of life. Together, we can discover strength and the resilience needed to carry on. Take the first step by reaching out to us today, and allow us to provide the support and understanding you deserve on this shared journey. You don’t have to face this alone.