Veterans and Service Personnel
Armed Forces Friendly Practice Resources
Combat Stress provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues.
Telephone: 0800 1381619
The Ripple Pond
Supporting adult family members of physically or psychologically injured British Armed Forces personnel and veterans.
Health in Mind
Health in Mind is a free NHS service for anyone in East Sussex experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties.
Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.
Service Dogs UK
Service Dogs UK provide Veterans from the Armed Forces and Emergency Services suffering with PTSD the benefit of specially trained assistance dogs, with no cost to the Veteran for the entire training programme.
Through expert support, guidance and advice HighGround help ex-military personnel
explore careers in the land-based sector.
Telephone: 07951 495 272
National Energy Action
If you or someone you know can’t afford to heat their home then we’re here to help. We offer a range of support both directly to people in fuel poverty, and via frontline workers and other intermediaries.
Telephone: 0800 304 7159
Blind Veterans UK
Blind Veterans UK provide veterans with rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support.
Improving veterans’ mental health through horticulture.
Armed Forces enhanced access to Jobcentre Plus services
As part of the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has initiatives that help current and former armed forces personnel and your families access Jobcentre Plus services.
Website: www.gov.uk – Armed forces access to Jobcentre Plus services
New Community Service to Support St Helens Veterans
Caring Connections offers counselling, CBT, therapy and physical activity programmes. Services are free to veterans and their families.
Telephone: 0151 289 2761
SSAFA Forces Help
Financial, practical and emotional help for the Armed Forces Community.
Telephone: 0800 731 4880
S.A.M.S. Armed Forces Community Group
Drop in session and breakfast club for Regulars, Reservists, Ex Forces, Veterans and their Families.
Telephone: 07391 573003
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need.
Telephone: 0800 260 6767
Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) is a national charity supporting the Armed Forces, people with disabilities and people who are unemployed.
Is Gambling affecting your life? If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one contact Breakeven now for free support.
Telephone: 01273 833722
Veterans Aid provides immediate practical support to all former UK servicemen and women who are homeless, facing homelessness or in crisis.
Telephone: 0800 012 6867 or 0207 828 2468
The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service
The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service work with veterans with any mental health difficulties, in a range of situations. They offer a London region High Intensity Service (HIS), offering rapid intervention for those who are in need of urgent care.
Veterans Support UK
Veterans Support UK raises funds for charities that look after our Military Veterans and Serving Personnel.
Helping those that have kept us safe with a seamless transition into the civilian workplace through training leading to accredited qualifications.
Telephone: 0330 9126200
The Veterans’ Gateway service is the first point of contact for veterans and their loved ones. Their expert help covers welfare areas including housing, mental wellbeing, finances and more.
Telephone: 0808 802 1212
Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. They’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
PTSD Resolution is a charity that helps Veterans (any former Armed Forces Personnel), Reservists and Families who are struggling to reintegrate into a normal work & family life because of trauma suffered during military service and other adverse life events.
Telephone: 0300 302 0551
Access a range of local community groups, free activities and support for your social, emotional or practical needs. You will be assigned a link worker who will work with you on a one to one basis to help find activities and support services that will improve your wellbeing.
Telephone: 01744 371 111
The Royal British Legion
Care and support for all members of the British Armed Forces past/present, and their families.
Telephone: 08088 028 080
Merseyside Aged Veterans Partnership
Merseyside Aged Veterans Partnership is helping older veterans who are struggling with any kind of housing issue.
Telephone: 0344 515 1900