For families from the Greater Newburyport area who have experienced the death of a child of any age, the Compassionate Friends is a great resource for adult support groups, local memorials, and links to other website, including the national website for The Compassionate Friends. This site has even added a guest book and memory pages for families and friends to remember the children in their lives. Visit their site.

Other local chapters with websites include the North Shore, the chapter in Webster, MA which borders CT.

All chapters have annual memorial services, especially on the second Sunday in December when the chapters take part in the Worldwide Candle Lighting. This year’s will be on Sunday, December 14, 2008.