FEBRUARY 2021

Local Resources

Katy Compassionate Friends Monthly Meetings
Effective Jyly 13, 2021, we will resume our in person, indoor general meetings. Time and location will be announce shortly. 
 
The Katy group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. At the beginning of the meeting we have a short discussion or a special speaker.    At the beginning of the meeting we introduce ourselves and our loved ones. We then have a discussion about a specific topic. Only those that wish to share or talk need do so. We then break out into small groups.
 
Our sibiing group meets on ZOOM the Thursday following our first regular meeting (2nd. or 3rd. Thursday of the month). The meeting is hosted by Jill and Stephanie, our sibling leaders.
 
We ask that you check the schedule on the website, or on our facebook page or facebook group as our schedule may change from time to time. We do have events that are planned and they may be in lieu of a regular meeting.
 
Two times a year we have special meetings. There is a Floating Lantern Release in May, and a Candle Lighting Ceremony in December. Details of the next local meeting are on this site's Home page.
 
Loving Listeners 
Please call anyone on the Loving Listeners page if you have any questions, or just want to talk to someone.
 
Katy Chapter Newsletters
 

 
 

Join Our Chapter E-Mail List
Join our chapter e-mail list to receive timely notices, writings, articles, special information and more. During the holiday season, we try to send special thoughts and articles to our group several times a week. To join, send an email to tcfkaty.messages@gmail.com.
 
Special Meetings For Parents Whose Child Was Lost to Suicide
The Katy Chapter of TCF has a unique program for parents whose children died from suicide. All parents attend the opening of our meeting each second Tuesday of the month and then adjourn to their own private meeting for the remainder of the meeting. Death from suicide usually requires additional and unique group dynamics.


 

 
 

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There are other websites that many find helpful:
 
   Open to Hope is an online community where people can find and share inspirational stories of life, loss and love. The website and broadcasts by Drs. Heidi and Gloria Horsley are recommended by the Compassionate Friends.
 
   Angel Moms is a group of mothers who have lost children, offer each other love, support and understanding.
 
   Red Bird Center is a place for children and adults of all ages, grieving the loss of any relationship. 
 
   Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life.
 
 H.A.N.D.  
   H.A.N.D. is a support group for parents whose babies have died anytime from conception through late infancy.
 
   Grief Resources for Bereaved Parents, Siblings, and Grandparents
 
   Offered in Christian denomination churches. Thirteen week Bible based Video Seminar. One night a week. 
 
   Annual Weekend Grief Workshops for bereaved mothers sponsored by Project Joy & Hope of Texas.
 
   Bo's Place is a bereavement center offering grief support services to children, ages 3 to 18, and their Families who have experienced the death of a child or an adult family member.
 
   Select VICTIM SERVICES on their website for information on this organization which helps victims of drunk or impaired drivers.
 
   Helps those who have lost a loved one through homicide, DWI, or hit-and-run. Provides information on victim's compensation and the criminal justice system. 
 
   Bringing the disease of addiction into the light of hope and healing.