North Shore Boston Chapter The Compassionate Friends

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Contact Information

The Compassionate Friends
Contact: David Paul, Chapter Leader
Email Address:
Phone: 781-938-5562
Fax: 617-416-3672

Billerica, MA 01821-0961
Area Served: Northeast

Map Location North Shore Boston Chapter


Self help group run by bereaved parents for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. Part of an international organization. No fee. Lending library, website, newsletter & telephone friends. Meetings are held on the first Monday and third Wednesday of the month at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 235 Park Street, North Reading, Massachusetts, from 7:30-9:30 PM.  Annual Candlelight Remembrance Service on the second Sunday in December at 6:30 p.m.

Our meetings are open to all bereaved parents whose children have died at any age from any cause. You are welcome to attend, no matter how much time has passed since your child has died. Siblings and grandparents are also welcome. If you are uncomfortable attending alone, feel fee to bring a friend or relative to support you.


Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Suicide Loss Survivors

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service