Latest News

Chick appeal bounces back

After a difficult couple of years, our Easter Chick Appeal bounced back with gusto this spring, thanks to the support of hundreds of knitters, donors and volunteers.

Wednesday 11th May 2022

Women holding knitted chicks

100 years of Ministry

The “Rescue” Sisters leave Didsbury after 100 years of Ministry.

Friday 6th May 2022

Black and white photo of the Didsbury Sisters

We never looked back

Dawn Tulloch, her son Paul, and his younger brother Dylan have been coming to Francis House for approximately 14 years.

Monday 25th April 2022

Dawn and Paul in the garden at Francis Lodge

Doctor in the House

Providing medical cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to the children and young people at Francis House is the responsibility of a team of six doctors.

Monday 4th April 2022

Doctor at a desk

Families remember loved ones on Winter Wander

For the second year running, Francis House invited participants to step up in January and take part in a New Year Winter Wander. Four fantastic walks were on offer to anyone up for the challenge...

Friday 25th February 2022

Two boys walking in the countryside

Launch of Overseas Trek to Norway

Francis House is seeking adventurous supporters to explore Norway’s mountains, glaciers and fjords during a fantastic fundraising expedition this September.

Friday 18th February 2022