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COVID-19 Coronavirus update

In order to protect the children, young people and their families, and also our dedicated staff and volunteers we are taking measures to ensure the continuation of our services.

Friday 20th March 2020

Exterior of Francis Lodge and patio area

Irene’s 80th Wish

A family give something back at birthday celebration.

Tuesday 14th January 2020

Young woman and grandmother

Making dreams possible

Respite stays at Francis House offer a reality for a family which otherwise would not have been possible.

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Family at Francis House

Continuing care for young people

Three years after the official opening of Francis Lodge by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the care of young people continues to be key to our support.

Thursday 24th October 2019

The Duchess of Cambridge meeting young adults and families in Francis Lodge

Kielder conquered

When children and their families come to Francis House, they soon discover that what we offer extends far beyond the hospice walls.

Tuesday 17th September 2019

People in Mexican party clothes