If you or someone you care about could benefit from support of The Fire Fighters Charity, get in touch with us.
Our normal contact details are as follows.
Call us on 0800 3898820
Our phone line is open from 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday, where you can speak to a member of our team.
Register your details and we’ll be in touch.
If you’d like support outside of these hours, or you’d like to complete your application electronically, please complete the form below.
If you are in crisis and require emergency support, details of organisations that may be able to assist you can be found below the form.
We offer a blended service of digital and face-to-face support, aiming to promote the mental, physical and social wellbeing of the UK’s fire services community. You can find out more about how we help here.
If your life is at risk right now, you feel like you might attempt suicide, or you may have seriously harmed yourself, you need urgent medical help. Please call 999 for an ambulance, go straight to A&E (if it’s safe to do so) or call your local crisis team. Mental health emergencies are serious. You are not wasting anyone’s time. So if you’re in crisis or you’re worried about someone who is, here is some useful information for what to do.
Other sources of support when we are not available
Available round the clock, every single day of the year, for anyone who is struggling to cope. You can call Samaritans for free from any phone on 116 123, email them at email@example.com or visit their website to find details of your nearest branch.
If you’re a beneficiary of The Fire Fighters Charity, you are eligible for support from Togetherall, an online network for mental health, where you can find a discussion forum, support and information.
The only digital mental health service registered with the Care Quality Commission, Togetherall also has the option for live one-to-one therapy sessions with a counsellor over video.
A registered charity providing mental health support to military veterans and emergency services staff a 24-hour helpline. Call 0800 040 7873 or 0800 040 7783, text 07860 018 733 or visit their website.
Refuge for Women and Children against domestic violence
Run in partnership with Women’s Aid and Refuge, there is a free 24-hour national domestic violence helpline for those facing violence or abuse. Support can be accessed by calling 0808 2000 247 or visiting their website.