2nd Thursday of every month.
St. Luke’s Hospital, West (basement)
520 S. Eagle Road
Meridian, ID 83642
a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel
hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly
personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the
death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild,
and helps others better assist the grieving family.
The Boise Chapter serves people in Ada County, the valley and
surrounding areas. We have people who come from as far as Sun Valley.
Anyone from the surrounding areas, or visiting our area, is welcome to
Parents, grand parents and siblings (age 12 and above) are welcome.
There is no religious affiliation. Compassionate friends is a self-help
group. All the leaders are bereaved parents. We are a non-profit,
non-denominational support group. No one is required to talk at a
meeting. We understand how difficult it is to talk when our grief is
fresh. If your child died a few weeks ago, or a few years ago, you are
On the month of your child’s birth, or your child’s death, feel free to
bring some photos, or other items of your child’s to place on the table
and share (something they made, a piece of clothing, something
involving their hobbies, etc)
For more information on the 40th National Conference, please click here: National Conference
We need not walk alone. We are the compassionate friends.