Pittsburgh Chapter

The Compassionate Friends - Pittsburgh Chapter is a support community for bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents. We meet once a month (usually the last Sunday of most months) to provide support and fellowship to our grieving members. If you have experienced the death of a child, sibling or grandchild, we are sorry that you happened to find our company, but you are in the right place to connect with others who understand what you are going through. Each member of TCF is a bereaved parent, grandparent, or sibling. We find solace, warmth and comfort here in the compassionate friendship of others, especially in the initial years of grieving and healing.

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Chapter News


Butterfly Release August 28 - Our annual Butterfly Release is scheduled for 8/28/2022. We will provide any updates here on this website or through email to our members.


New website coming soon – We will be moving to a new website server within the next few months so please be on the lookout for an email from us with information regarding this move.  This may entail a new IP address so if you have this website bookmarked, you will need to delete it and then bookmark the new one.  Details will follow soon.


"Coffee Hours" - We will continue to have virtual meetings once a month to give our members the opportunity to meet and support one another on a more frequent basis.  These short, one-hour meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.  Check your email for invitations to these meetings throughout the year.  We hope you can join us!

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TCF - Pittsburgh Chapter Brochure

A brochure with information about the Pittsburgh Chapter of The Compassionate Friends can be found here.

If you are part of an organization that helps and/or encounters families grieving the loss of a child, sibling, or grandchild, of any age and from any cause, please feel free to print this brochure and distribute it to those who you feel may benefit from our support. 

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Next Home Meetings

  • September 15

Visit our Home Meetings
for details.

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Next Monthly Meeting

Our 8th Annual Butterfly Release will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2022, starting at 2:30 p.mDetails can be found on our Monthly Meetings  page. 



Meeting Calendar

Our calendar of 2022 meeting dates can be downloaded here. Copies will also be available at the welcome table at our regular monthly meetings.

Monthly Meetings

The Compassionate Friends - Pittsburgh Chapter


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