Veterans

Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone. They offer free person-centred services, with tailored practical and emotional support provided by qualified welfare and nursing staff.

Website: www.blindveterans.org.uk

Local mental health support & Self-help techniques for Adults and Children

There’s a range of information, support and resources specifically for mental health and emotional wellbeing, which you do not have to speak with your GP about to access.  Please visit the Healthy Surrey website to find out about self-help resources and a full list of support available in your local community including money management & debt, veteran support and places to contact in times of crisis. Support is listed for both for adults and children.

Website: Healthy Surrey Website- Mental Wellbeing Services for Adults and Children

Armed Forces Community Drop in Sessions

Meet up with veterans, reserves, families, support groups and representatives from Surrey Armed Forces in a safe, friendly and helpful environment.

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk

Help for Heroes

Support offered includes a recovery programme, mental health and wellbeing, welfare and financial support, career recovery, sports and hobbies and beneficiary support network.

Website: www.helpforheroes.org.uk

Combat Stress

For over a century Combat Stress have been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today they provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service.

Twitter: @CombatStress

Facebookwww.facebook.com/CombatStress

Telephone: 0800 323 4444

Website: combatstress.org.uk

Email: helpline@combatstress.org.uk

NHS Veteran Mental Health Service

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health difficulties, you can get expert help from NHS veterans mental health services.

Website: www.nhs.uk/veterans-nhs-mental-health-services

Citizens Advice: Benefits for Veterans

Veterans, people serving in the Armed Forces and their dependants have a range of financial help available to help them. This can include benefits, council tax relief, help with childcare costs and free or reduced travel costs.

Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Veteran's Outreach Support

Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) has been providing a monthly Drop-In facility for ex-serviceman and their direct family members since July 2008.

Website: www.vosuk.org

SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity

Whatever challenges they’re facing, members of the Armed Forces community can rely on SSAFA.

Telephone: 0800 731 4880

Website: www.ssafa.org.uk