Talk to someone who has lived with an operational stress injury and has travelled the road to well-being. Visit the OSISS website or call 1-800-883-6094 . Trained veteran and family member peers can provide one-on-one coaching and support.
There is bereavement support for families dealing with the loss of a loved one. This is available by calling the VAC Assistance Service toll free, 1-800-268-7708or TTD/TTY 1-800-567-5803.
Also, the HOPE program (Helping Our Peers by Providing Empathy) is a peer support program that provides confidential peer support to current and former members of the military or their families who have lost a loved one. Call them at 1-800-883-6094 or email HOPE-ESPOIR@forces.gc.ca.
Honouring the Fallen
The Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation was created to honour and remember firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty and to support their families. The CFFF is a registered charity and operates by fundraising.
Canadian Red Cross
Planning for and dealing with House Fires
One of the most common emergencies that Canadians experience is a fire in their home. In Canada, house fires are most likely to occur between December and March. The most common causes for fires at home are cooking (leaving the stove unattended), improperly extinguished cigarettes and candles left unattended.
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