Offering support for ex service men, women and their families.If you are a veteran and you’re registered with a Sunderland GP and need help (or you know of someone that is), we will be very pleased to hear from you. Our mission is to do everything we can to get veterans in crisis back on their feet, however long it takes. Also, you don’t need to be in crisis – all veterans are welcome.
Members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans, and their families.Provides lifelong support and guidance to the armed forces community on a range of issues including:- Care and independent living (link below) – care homes, support for carers, independent living assistance- Financial and employment support (link below)- Physical and mental wellbeing (link below) – recovery centres, art therapy, short-term breaks, The Invictus Games, crisis support- Local community support- Expert guidance on housing, inquests, and pensions and benefits
Adult family members of physically or emotionally injured service personnel and veterans.Must register a member (free) to access services.A UK wide self-help support network for the adult family members of physically or emotionally injured service personnel and veterans.Services offered:- Peer-led group meetings (Newcastle)- Buddy system- Secret online forum
Servicemen and women who participated in the British Nuclear Tests.Social connections and practical support.Formed to campaign for recognition and restitution of the estimated 1500 service personnel alive today who participated in the British Nuclear Tests.- Bereavement – arranging funeral drape, standard bearers, providing bereavement support- Fallout Group - Descendants (closed Facebook group for descendants of involved service personnel)- Annual reunion for members and their families- Facilitating connections with old colleagues, descendants, and nuclear vets from other countries- Assistance with war pensions- Support for Operation Dominic personnel- Campaigning for medal recognition
Practical, emotional, and financial support.Provides lifelong support for veterans and their families, including practical, emotional, and financial support.
Op COURAGE is an NHS mental health specialist service designed to help serving personnel due to leave the military, reservists, armed forces veterans and their families.