Bereaved Parent, Sibling & Grandparent Support Centre – Located in Canterbury, in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, where you can meet other people in a similar situation. Contact Us.
Helpline, 24 hours, 365 days – 1300 064 068 / 03 9888 4944 – Grief-support phone line provided by members who have been trained as peer-support volunteers
Online Support via Siblings Chat Service – targeting young bereaved siblings (18-30 years of age) via a peer support chat service. Tell me more
Support and social groups – Run by bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who have been trained as TCF volunteers, at various locations around Melbourne and regional Victoria. View more details.
“Time Out” Retreat Accommodation – This program provides affordable accommodation for individuals and families who need – at fairly short notice – some “time out” from their day-to-day grief. Two properties in Glen Forbes are available at low cost. For more details and to check availability of dates, please contact Andrew McNess at: firstname.lastname@example.org / 1300 064 068
Grief and loss information for bereaved parents and siblings
Bi-Annual Gathering – A weekend retreat bringing together bereaved parents and siblings with workshops and self-help sessions to assist in the grief journey. View more details.
Library and support media – TCF has a library at our centre; a website; and is on Facebook
Contact The Compassionate Friends Victoria for more information and support
Phone (03) 9888 4944, Country Victoria Free Call 1800 641 091