Camp F.A.C.E.S. PTSD Family Retreats Is an initiative dedicated to families living with a First Responder diagnosed with PTSD.
This exclusive retreat is dedicated to families living with an Emergency Service Member who has been diagnosed with PTSD.
These weekend retreats on Pidegon Lake in the Kawarthas Ontario offers an opportunity for families to come together with a common thread. Through the power of peer support, trained personnel and mental health oversight, these families will have the opportunity to share, connect, grow and learn, all while building lifelong friendships.
Camp F.A.C.E.S. hosts two weekends per year for First Responders in June. Check their website for dates and application.
The CCISF is proud to offer this program to qualifying Canadian First Responders, Military and their families at NO COST.
Food, accommodations, all activities and support are included.
Families will be responsible for providing their own transportation to the camp.
For more information see campfaces.org
Camp F.A.C.E.S. Support Camp is an initiative dedicated to families who have suffered the tragic loss of a family member from Emergency Services in Canada. This camp supports surviving families of LODD, Suicide and Sudden Death
By its very nature, Emergency Services are a high risk occupation which could result in a tragic loss, not only to Line of duty death but also by the suicide of a member. The loss of a loved one to a family is tremendous and incredibly challenging to deal with but to a child it can be even greater. Many children experience feelings of confusion, anger, fear, isolation and depression.
Camp F.A.C.E.S. provides families who have suffered this tragic loss the opportunity to be with others who have experienced similar loss. Along with trained personnel and mental health oversight, these families will have the opportunity to experience some normalcy all while developing life long friendships.