Who is this service intended for? Anyone who has been diagnosed with a potentially life-limiting illness and/or is bereaved
Where is this service provided? In the community and with local partners across Bucks and Herts. Please look at each section of the Compassionate Communities service to find out locations
When is this service available? Anytime - please look at each section of the Compassionate Communities service to find out timings
About our Compassionate Communities
Rennie Grove Peace’s Compassionate Communities offers community-based support to help beyond a patient’s palliative, end-of-life care and bereavement needs. The support is from diagnosis, working with local partners and volunteers to reach more people earlier.
The focus is on tackling the loneliness and isolation often experienced by people who are facing a life-limiting illness or are affected by bereavement and loss.
The support is provided through the following services:
Within Herts and Bucks, Compassionate Communities services are available to anyone with a potentially life-limiting illness and/or bereaved.
Like all Rennie Grove Peace services, our Compassionate Communities services in Herts and Bucks are completely free of charge, not means tested and at no cost to you. We can only deliver the services thanks to the generosity of the local community and volunteers involved.
If you’d like to make a donation to support our services, please click here
If you’d like to volunteer for any of our services, visit our volunteer pages
If you or a family member would like to access our Compassionate Communities services, please contact the Compassionate Communities team on 01923 330330 or get in touch via our enquiry form
In what ways can Compassionate Communities help?
Our Compassionate Cafés are drop-in sessions, in local cafés and venues, providing a welcoming space for people affected by any type of loss.
Compassionate Neighbours is a social movement of local people enabled and supported to be more compassionate in their local communities.
Compassionate Support Hubs
Providing a space where people affected by the diagnosis of a progressive life-limiting illness can drop in to meet others for a drink and a friendly chat