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Aged Veteran Counselling

Aged Veteran Counselling

A free counselling and support service for aged veterans, their families and carers. This service offers free counselling to any UK veteran born before 1st January 1950. We also support the carers and relatives of veterans. We have been established by Blind Veterans UK and other military support charities and are funded by the MoD's Aged Veterans Fund.

Web:www.agedveteranscounselling.org.uk
Telephone:0300 0120 247
Email:enquiries@agedveteranscounselling.org.

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Blesma

Blesma

Blesma supports limbless veterans to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Blesma are dedicated to assisting serving and ex-service men and women who have suffered life-changing limb loss or the use of a limb, an eye or loss of sight. They support these men and women in their communities throughout the UK and provide centralised assistance to those living overseas.

Web:blesma.org
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HelpLine:020 8590 1124
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Combat Stress

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK's leading mental health charity for veterans. They provide free specialised clinical treatment and support to ex-servicemen and women across the UK with mental health conditions. Combat Stress has a strategic partnership with the MOD and the Department of Health.

Web:www.combatstress.org.uk
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HelpLine:0800 138 1619
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Help for Heroes

Help for Heroes

Help for Heroes was founded in 2007 to provide direct, practical support for wounded, injured and sick Service Personnel and veterans and their loved ones from any conflict. They have four recovery centres in the UK offering medical care, guidance, support and advice. Patients can self-refer or be referred by a professional. Once referred, an initial assessment will take place within one to two weeks and there is no waiting list for treatment.

Web:helpforheroes.org.uk/get-support/
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HelpLine:0300 303 9888
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Veterans' Gateway

Veterans' Gateway

The Veterans' Gateway is made up of a consortium of organisations and Armed Forces charities, including The Royal British Legion, SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity, Combat Stress and Connect Assist. It is the first point of contact for veterans seeking support, putting them and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support they need - from healthcare and housing to employability, finances, personal relationships and more.

Web:www.veteransgateway.org.uk
Telephone:0808 802 1212
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