The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 7PM in San Diego. See the Meetings page to learn more.
Candle Lighting Ceremony
“May their light always shine.”
The Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony was held on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Balloon Release 2014
This yearly the event was at San Diego at the Admiral Baker Field.The event will be held on a Sunday in September. Check here for the future schedule to be announced.
Select the Events page for more information.
The Compassionate Friends is a national non-profit, self-help support organization offering friendship, understanding, and hope to families grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership dues or fees.
The Mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. We recommend using the TCF National Web Site to learn more about the history and mission of the organization. Plus there are readings and many features there that may benefit you.
Regular Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Scripps Mende Well Being Center, University Town Center, 4305 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
The San Diego Chapter was formed in the 1970’s to support families in the San Diego geographic area.
We are all so sad to hear of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. We all know what it feels like to lose a child. May these parents, grandparents and siblings find some comfort with each other and their neighbors who are sharing the same grief.
There are other Southern California chapters in the Los Angeles area.