We’ll keep this page constantly updated with all of our latest news and updates for families in our fire services community, as well as any upcoming programmes you might be interested in joining.

If you feel one of our programmes would be beneficial to you, call our Support Line on 0800 389 8820.

Upcoming family programmes:

We have several dates for specific Child and Family Weeks throughout 2023 and early 2024. See all the upcoming key dates here:

  • Family Week – Pre-school: W/C 11 September 2023 – Harcombe House
  • Family Week – Older Dependants (17 – 30yrs): W/C 25 September 2023 – Harcombe House
  • Festive Family Rest & Recharge: W/C 4 December 2023 – Harcombe House
  • Family Week – Single Parents: W/C 12 February 2024 – Harcombe House

To enquire about attending or see other programmes we’re running, click here:

Residential programmes calendar

Latest family news:

Support for 16 to 17 year olds

With increasing numbers of young people facing challenges with their mental health, there’s a growing need for dedicated support for them – and you, their families.

We have listened to your concerns and, based on the feedback provided by our beneficiaries, we have partnered with an organisation called Livelife to offer online therapy sessions to support your 16/17 year old.

Find out more

See inside our family zone at Harcombe House:

We recently opened Furze Cottage, a new family area for adults and children of all ages, offering anyone staying on a break to rest and recharge a welcoming space to connect with others. See all the photos and find out more here:

Furze Cottage