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Support During the Coronavirus Epidemic

The Compassionate Friends Qld cares about the health, safety and welfare of all of its members, volunteers, staff as well as the general public. Read the TCFQ response to Coronavirus here

Face to Face Support Group Meetings are currently suspended.  During this time we offering online support meetings.   You need to register for online support meeting by email to admin@tcfqld.org.au  

Learn how to join our online support meetings here
See the calendar of online meetings here


 

Support group meetings and coffee mornings are also held in many regional/country areas throughout Queensland for bereaved parents and families in those areas. All parents and families are welcome.

Country Support Groups

The Calendar for Support Group Meetings and contact details for country areas is as follows:

Cairns


Meetings:
7pm on the first Wednesday
of each month

Place:
QCWA Hall
38–40 Yarrum Street
Earlville 4870

Coordinator:
Ann

Caloundra


Meetings:
9.30am on the third Saturday
of each month

Place:
St Andrews Anglican Church,
Upper Gay Terrace,
Kings Beach 4551

Coordinator:
Lorraine

Gold Coast/Tweed Heads


Meetings:
Meetings as required

Place:
Banora Point NSW

Coordinators:
Helen
Rodney

Gympie


Meetings:
2pm on the last Sunday
of each month

Place:
Avenues Lifestyle Support
Sherwood Hall
37 Red Hill Road
Gympie

Coordinators:
Jackie
Ken

Lockyer Valley / Gatton


Meetings:
As required

Place:
Please contact Robyn

Coordinator:
Robyn

Maryborough


Meetings:
7pm on the first Tuesday
of each month

Place:
The Powerhouse
554 Kent Street
Maryborough

Coordinator:
Toni

Stanthorpe


Meetings:
7pm on the third Wednesday
of each month

Place:
CWA Tea Rooms
5 Victoria St
Stanthorpe

Coordinator:
Sue

Tamborine


Meetings:
10.30am on the first Wednesday
of each month

Place:
Tamborine

Coordinators:
Michele
or Tammy

Townsville


Meetings:
2pm on the third Sunday
of each month

Place:
Annandale Community Centre
73 MacArthur Dr
Annandale

Coordinator:
Alex

Specialist Support Groups

Bereaved by Suicide – Hervey Bay


Meetings:
Third Sunday of each month

Place:
Point Vernon

Coordinator:
Olwen

Country Telephone Friends

We also have Telephone Friends in many more regional areas across Queensland if you are looking for support and a friendly chat.

All our listeners are bereaved parents who will listen, share, and offer a caring ear. See our Contact page for a list of areas, listeners and their phone numbers.

More Information

Not all areas in Queensland have support meetings and contacts. If you are interested in finding support in your area, please contact the TCF Qld Office.