Category: News

NEW Online Support Group for Regional Suicide-bereaved

This welcoming and friendly online envrionment provides bi-monthly – Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec – peer support to regionally-based suicide bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. (Feb, April, June, August, October, December). An opportunity for us to speak openly – in an environment of peers – about our grief, bereavement-related challenges we are facing, our lost loved ones, and where we find meaning or comfort.

Walk to Remember.
Sunday, April 11, 2021

The Compassionate Friends Walk to Remember is a symbolic way to show the love we carry for these children. It is an opportunity to connect with other bereaved families and talk freely about your child, grandchild, brother or sister in a safe, relaxed environment.

We will be doing a gentle walk at Princes Park, Carlton Nth, followed by a service and a BBQ lunch.

This event is free for TCFV members as the cost is covered as part of your membership.

NEW “One on One” Peer Support at TCFV Centre

 “Seeing [and speaking with] someone else who has learned to live with their grief gives hope that it is possible to survive and live again.” Anne Giljohann Like our grief support line, support groups, and online chat support, this new service provides the opportunity to sit in a safe space and speak with a peer supporter… Read more »

Reopening of Centre after 5-Day Lockdown

In lieu of the completion of the 5-day lockdown, our Canterbury Centre will reopen from Thursday morning, 18 February.

OPEN DAY AT TCFV CENTRE (February 6, 2021)

We are delighted to announce the first ever TCFV Open Day coming up on Saturday 6th February from 11.00am to 4.00pm. This represents a fantastic opportunity to share with our members, supporters, partners and the general community all the vital work of TCFV and the support services available. Whether you are a new or long-time… Read more »

Parent Loss / Sibling Loss: Similarities & Differences

The notes that follow were prepared for the “Topics Around Grief” workshop, Parent Grief / Sibling Grief: Similarities and Differences. There is also a summary of group discussions that have followed the presentation of the notes. It was a really informative afternoon – we all seemed to come away with a lot of insights; in… Read more »