The Compassionate Friends

Tucson Chapter

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We're sorry for the reason you're here, but we're glad you've found us.

The Compassionate Friends is an international self-help organization offering friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved families (parents, grandparents, and siblings) who have experienced the death of a child from any cause and at any age. There is no religious affiliation and no individual membership fees or dues are charged.

Our purpose is to support and aid family members in their grief and to foster their physical and emotional health.

Upcoming Events

  • Tucson Chapter Remembrance Candlelighting

    October 28th, 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Catalina Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall, 2700 E Speedway Blvd.

    Specifics: Please bring a photo and/or a momento of your child and finger foods to share. All family and friends are welcome to attend with you.

  • All Souls Procession

    November 8th from 4:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

    Location: Downtown Tucson Parade Route

    Specifics: Official Website

  • 19th Annual Worldwide Candlelighting

    Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.

    Location: Children's Memorial Park, 4851 N. 15th Place (less than a block west on River Rd past Oracle to the large Children's Memorial Park sign. Turn south through residential area to park). Click here for a map.

    Specifics: The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who left too soon. As candles are lit at 7:00 p.m. local time, hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate and honor the memory of all children gone too soon. Dress warmly and come early as parking is limited. Candles are furnished.

  • For more information about The Compassionate Friends, visit TCF's national website at