Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support

Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support

Fire Fighters Helping Each Other

Who We Are

Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support is defined as assistance provided by a trained individual or group of trained firefighters and emergency responders who answer the call to their brothers and sisters in need, regardless of the need.

In the News

  • Blog Post

    My Homeless Experience for the Night

    The following post was submitted by Andy Perry of the Peoria Fire Department: On Friday, January 13, 2017, I volunteered to be a part of about 70 local community members in spending the night outside the Peoria Civic Center in cardboard refrigerator boxes, from 6:00 pm in the evening until 6:00 am the next morning.    […]

  • Blog Post

    Never Leave Behind Those That Lift Us Up

    In 1994, as a newly commissioned firefighter, I thought I was going to save the world and immediately immersed myself into this new career.  Around that same time, I became engaged to (my now wife) Judy who in her own right started a career as a 3rd grade teacher.  She was supportive in all I […]

  • Recommended Therapists

    View our list of FF approved Therapists.

  • Our Affiliates

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  • Self Help

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Our Vision

"Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support seeks to contribute and provide ongoing emotional wellness resources that are readily needed in the fire service and for emergency responders." Learn More...
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