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Support Groups

Wherever you are on your journey through grief there are warm hugs and support here for you.

 

"I felt like I was the only person in the world who had a baby that had died." Mother.

 If you would like to meet other bereaved parents in your local area there are groups in Lancaster, Barrow-in-Furness, and Kendal.

 

 

 

We are very pleased to be offering support meetings once a month for bereaved parents. If you have lost your precious baby or child you are very welcome to come along and have a safe, compassionate and understanding place to share with other bereaved parents. We create a gentle and nurturing space where we will 'hold the space' for you to be able to share and connect if you wish to, or simply be, if that's what will serve you best. 

 

 

 

If you require any further information or would simply like to ask something to help you feel more comfortable to attend, please email Val at enquiries@tigerlilytrust.co.uk

I look forward to connecting with you there, love and light, Val x x x

 

To be held at:-

Lancaster

Lune Park Children's Centre, Owen Road, Lancaster, Lancashire. LA1 2LN  2pm - 3.30pm

Monthly meetings – held on the 2nd Friday in every month. Two months for newly bereaved parents (within the last 3 years) then the third month is open to all bereaved parents, including those with historical losses.

Dates – 12th January - newly bereaved meeting (last 3yrs)

           9th February - newly bereaved meeting (last 3yrs)

          9th March – open to all bereaved parents

          13th April - newly bereaved meeting (last 3yrs)

          11th May - newly bereaved meeting (last 3yrs)

          8th  June - open to all bereaved parents

          13th July - newly bereaved meeting (last 3yrs)§§§

          10th August - newly bereaved meeting (last 3yrs)

          14th  September - open to all bereaved parents

          12th October - newly bereaved (last 3yrs)

          9th November  - newly bereaved (last 3yrs)

          14th  December - open to all bereaved parents

 

Kendal

Riverside Hotel, Stramongate Bridge, Beezon Rd, Kendal, Cumbria. LA9 6EL  6pm - 8pm

Monthly meetings for newly bereaved parents (within the last 3 years) 

Dates - 8th January 2017

            5th February 2017

            5th  March 2017

            2nd April 2017

            7th May 2017

            4th June 2017

            2nd July 2017

            6th August 2017

            3rd September  2017

            1st October  2017

            5th November  2017

            3rd December 2017

 

Barrow-in-Furness

Sure Start Centre, Greengate Children's Centre, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. LA14 1BG  

Monthly meetings held on the 2nd Monday in every month 10.30am - 12pm

                    8th   January 2017

                    12th  February 2017

                    12th  March 2017

                    9th   April 2017

                    14th  May 2017

                   11th   June 2017

                   9th    July 2017

                   13th  August 2017

                   10th  September 2017

                   8th   October 2017

                   12th  November 2017

                   10th December 2017

If you are wishing to attend but would like to check in with us beforehand you can contact Rebecca Bleackley at FGH Maternity Unit on 01229 491098 or email Bereavement.Midwives@mbht.nhs.uk or email Val at enquiries@tigerlilytrust.co.uk

 One to One Support

If you would like to meet up with a bereaved Mother one to one this can be arranged for you.

" all I wanted was to talk to another bereaved Mother who understood " Mother.

Many of us know first hand how much comfort and support simply talking to another bereaved parent can give. The reassurance of talking to someone else who has been affected by the death of a baby or child and who is nearby to meet is invaluable. Sometimes just sitting together and sharing our hearts can be the most healing balm. Please email Val at enquiries@tigerlilytrust.co.uk who can arrange this for you.

Please don't feel alone with your feelings, we are here for you, just reach out and take our hand.

Much love and light, Val x x x

 

 

October 15th International Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day + Global Wave of Light
We are very grateful to Scott and Claire for their generous hospitality in hosting us for our annual Remembrance Celebration. We invite you to join us for a very special evening remembering and celebrating all our babies and children gone to soon.
On this special date, we will light candles and be part of the global wave of light around the world. It will be an evening of remembering and honouring our babies, sharing and connecting with those who have travelled this path and those who help us to travel it. 
If you would like to come along, please join our event on Facebook - to help us prepare for accommodating you.


Doors open 6pm please come early to allow time for candle lighting and putting an angel on our remembrance tree in memory of your baby or child. 
There will be tea and coffee afterwards and time to talk and connect with each other.
We hope to see you there, message or email Val with any questions you may have, I will do my best to answer - enquiries@tigerlilytrust.co.uk

We understand that some of you may wish to join us for the Remembrance Celebration but be unable to attend - with this in mind we would like to offer you a way to include your precious babies too. If you send us their name in an email we will honour them by lighting a candle for them and speaking their name with all our babies during the ceremony.
United we honour our precious ones, together we help each other to heal.
Love and blessings, Val x x x