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This web site is for the support of those who have experienced the death of a child, a grandchild or sibling. If you are in that situation, we are here to help.

The Compassionate Friends is a nonprofit, self-help support organization for families who have experienced the death of a child of any age from any cause. There is no religious affiliation or membership requirements.

REMEMBER .....
We Need Not Walk Alone

Click HERE for our
March/April 2015 Newsletter

HEALING IMPROV with Bart Sumner
May 26, 2015, at the JCC

ANNUAL BALLOON RELEASE
June 9, 2015 at Fellows Road Park in Fairpor
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Click to go to the EVENTS page for more information


Our web site provides suggested reading, online resources, online newsletters and events and activities to help you in your grieving process. We offer twice monthly meetings where you can talk to other bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. We offer a monthly mailed and online newsletter where you can receive messages, articles, poems and other helpful information. Family members are also able to share their feelings at meetings; in individual breakout sessions or in private or group get togethers. We also conduct annual memorial balloon releases and a ceremony of remembrance candle lighting service.

 

In Loving Memory of Cathy Spoto ... click for her tribute
In memory of a life so beautifully lived ...

 

 

 



UPCOMING MEETINGS

April 14, 2015
April 28, 2015

(click here for the 2015
Meeting Schedule)

Meeting are held at
The Jewish Community Center
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY

You can park in either the large parking lot to the north of the building, or the smaller parking lot in front of the Wolk Children's Center. DO NOT come in the door for the children's center (it does not connect to the rest of the building).
Use the entrance that faces Edgewood Avenue-the coffee shop will be on your right. Greeters will be located near the coffee shop. We meet in the Senior Adult Lounge - past the coffee shop, past the stairs going down ... at the end of that hallway.

Click here for directions

Meetings run from 7 to 9 pm

NOTE: If you are coming to a meeting for the first time, please plan to arrive
between 6:45-7 PM ... thank you.


Click HERE to download the TCF Registration Form

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This site is dedicated to the memory of Jeffrey Michael Simon
and to the memories all of the children of the Rochester, NY Chapter of The Compassionate Friends

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