The Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation

Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation 

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Welcome et Bienvenue to the C.C.I.S.F

The CCISF is a national charitable organization dedicated to the mitigation of disabling stress and the fight against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We are Canada's leader in providing organizational support, education, team development, training and family support for our Emergency Services.

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48 First Responders and 20 military died by suicide


39 First Responders and 12 military members died by suicide.


27 First Responders and 19 military members died by suicide.

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Upcoming Fundraising Events

  •  September 19th, Kingston
    2nd Annual UCCO Charity Golf Tournament
    For the second year, UCCO is hosting a charitable golf tournament in honour of the Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation's Camp F.A.C.E.S.
For further information please contact

  • October 21st, Mississauga
    3rd Annual Peel Volleyball Tournament
    Peel Regional Police is hosting it's third annual volleyball tournament for charity on Saturday October 21st 2017. It is a one day event, all welcome! Portions of all proceeds go to support CCISF's initiatives.
    For further information please contact: Osama Naqvi  at
  •  November 17th, Hamilton
911 BASH in support of the CCISF in its initiatives
Calling all police, fire, ems and corrections members! Come out and enjoy a nice dinner, prizes, connecting with other services and raise some awareness for mental health within our services. Tickets are $30 and include dinner! Please message for tickets


The H.E.L.P. Network  group is a FREE professionally facilitated peer support group exclusively for First Responders personnel, both sworn officers and civilian staff. This includes Police, Fire, EMS & Corrections

HELP Network Dates
Biweekly meetings: please contact

For location and information about the HELP Network, please visit:


CCISF is excited to announce the launch of our new comprehensive training



(Supporting Individuals Through Trauma)


S.I.T.T. is designed to provide proactive education and training  to organizational leaders, front line personnel and spouses by:


  • Raising awareness on critical incident stress, signs and symptoms and coping mechanisms.
  •  Providing tools and resources for front line personnel and management.
In addition, the SITT program supports Organizations in the implementation and development of well rounded CISM programs.

For more information about our SITT program please contact or visit our education tab