Our Services

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 – 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 AccommodationThis 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: andrewm@tcfv.org.au / 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 with a guestbook; and is on Facebook

Bi-monthly magazine – A magazine compiled with articles, poems and information relevant to bereaved parents and siblings.

Click the magazine cover below to download and read.


Contact The Compassionate Friends Victoria for more information and support

Phone (03) 9888 4944, Country Victoria Free Call 1800 641 091