Support Available to Veterans and Serving Military Personnel
Veterans and their families in England can be referred to specialist NHS Op Courage services by their GP.
In Wales, you can reach out to Veteran Therapists in each Local Health Board through Veteran Wales.
Veterans in Scotland can access veteran-led mental health and welfare support through Veterans First Point, part of NHS Scotland.
The Northern Ireland Veterans’ Support Office links individual veterans, veterans’ groups, statutory and non-statutory bodies, and charities supporting Veterans in Northern Ireland.
Anyone in the UK or overseas can also contact the Veterans’ Gateway helpline on 0808 802 1212, or visit the website for advice and signposting to further support, including for families and the bereaved. Their website contains both a large list of charities who can help, and a self help tool for information and advice on a range of subjects including housing, finances and mental wellbeing.
Links to assistance for those in Afghanistan
Support is available for individuals in Afghanistan seeking assistance. Please click here for further information.
ABF The Soldiers' Charity give a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need.
Help for Heroes supports Serving and Reservist Personnel and Veterans who have suffered injuries or illness as a result of their service to the Nation. The Charity also helps their close family and dependents.