Useful resources: Veteran specific

These pages provide information on organisations and resources which you may find helpful.

We are always looking to add to our resource pool so if you know of any additional organisation or service which may be helpful to veterans or their family members please do get in touch.

Find out more about OpCOURAGE by reading the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service information leaflet [pdf] 1MB

The Veterans Trauma Network

The Veterans Trauma Network provides care and treatment to those injured during their time in the armed forces. You can access support via a referral from your NHS GP, they can refer you by emailing england.veteranstraumanetwork@nhs.net

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London Region Veterans Drop-in

Our London-region veterans drop-in at St Pancras Hospital is now up and running again, and it would be great to see you. See above link for more details.

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Combat Stress

Combat Stress provides information on living with combat related stress and a confidential helpline for veterans, families and carers to call if they need more advice or support. The general website provides details of local outreach centres for veterans or their families to get in touch with if they need more support in person. They also operate a 24 hour helpline: 0800 138 1619.

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Veterans’ Gateway

This organisation aims to be the first point of contact for veterans and their families to connect with help, advice and support from a network of services. They have a team of advisors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assess your needs and ensure you connected with the right organisation to support you. They are contactable on 0808 802 1212.

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Stoll

Stoll offer housing and support to veterans in London.  In addition, Stoll offer activities and a monthly London Veterans Drop-in, as well as outreach.  Call 020 7385 2110 or email info@stoll.org.uk

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SSAFA

Information for veterans and their families, providing support on issues such as housing and benefits. Also provide information over the phone: 0845 241 7141.

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The Royal British Legion

Offers welfare support for veterans and their family members nationwide. Call 0808 802 8080 for more information.

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Civvy Street

Civvy Street provides information and support for serving and former members of the UK Armed Forces and their dependent regarding resettlement into civilian life, learning and employment opportunities: 0800 169 4973.

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Veterans UK

Offers practical assistance and direct you to other services: 0800 169 2277.

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Veterans Aid

Offers support with accommodation and other welfare issues: 0800 012 68 67 or 020 7828 2468.

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Help for Heroes

Offers a range of support services for wounded veterans and their families: 01980 844 280.

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Veterans & Reserves Mental Health Programme (VRMHP)

Offers assessment & out-patient treatment to eligible reservists with deployment related mental health problems.

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Rewards for Forces

Highlights business’ nationwide offering discounts for veterans.

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The Officers Association

Assists anyone who holds or has ever held a commission in the British Armed Forces to find employment.

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Fighting With Pride

Supports the health and wellbeing of LGBT+ veterans and their families, including those affected by the pre-2000 ban on LGBT+ personnel serving in the Armed Forces.

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Heroes Welcome

This is a scheme highlighting organisations and businesses in support of the Armed Forces nationwide.

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