The Compassionate Friends of Victoria is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support by phone and online chat. We are here to help everyone in Victoria, Australia who may be looking for support with family issues, grief & loss, relationships, supporting a friend or family member.
When you contact us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive peers or volunteers who will collaborate with you to find solutions while giving you an empathetic and compassionate ear. They have expertise and understanding in how to help people going through difficulties similar to what you are. Anyone can contact us, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity or religious beliefs. We recognise that difficult mental health or crisis experiences can happen at any time, so we are available 24 hours a day, every day of the week.
- 24/7 phone support for bereaved parents, siblings or grandparents after the loss of a child. - Online sibling chat service for bereaved siblings (between 18-30 years); 3pm to midnight daily. - Monthly in person support groups