Veterans Support - Welsh Organisations and Helplines
(For any urgent/emergency help please contact the practice to see a GP)
Please let us know if you or a member of your family have ever served in the UK armed forces so that we can best support your care needs.
Newsletter Spring 2021
Veterans Support and Advice
24/7 help line: CALL - 0800 132 737
Call us on 0300 777 2259
or email email@example.com
Veterans' Mental Health and Support Service Organisations
A useful information sheet taken from the Wales Mental Health in Primary Care website:
Mental Health and Ex Service Personnel (Veterans)
Support for Carers or Persons Living with Dementia who Worked in the Armed Forces
Royal British Legion Admiral Nurse Service - a dedicated team of Admiral Nurses who are looking to support carers of people living with dementia. The carer or person with dementia must have service in the armed forces. The focus of the service is to maintain independence and improve quality of life for carers and families and to provide the practical advice that they need. Phone 0333 011 4497, the Contact Centre 0808 802 8080, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call into the Royal British Legion shop on 18/19 High Street, Cardiff or visit www.britishlegion.org.uk
Royal British Legion Veterans Gateway Puts veterans and their families in touch with organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support that they need. Telephone the 24/7 helpline 0808 8021212 or visit www.Veteransgateway.org.uk
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) - Forces Help Provides practical support and advice to military personnel that are currently serving, exserving and the families of both. Serving personnel and their families should contact 01446 797010. Ex-serving personnel and their families should contact 029 2038 3852.
Royal British Legion (V) Provides practical care, advice and support to the Armed Forces family - service, exservice and their dependents. Telephone 08457 725725
Royal Air Forces Association – Vale and Barry and Cardiff Provides advice, support and friendship to the ex-RAF community and their dependents living in the Vale. Telephone 01446 740522 or e-mail Geoff@Horton.co.uk Royal Air Forces Association (Wales) Provides practical assistance, expert advice and emotional support to members of the RAF family. Offers welfare and family support, individual support, short breaks, pension and compensation guidance. E-mail Barbara.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01495 249522.
Armed Forces Community Covenant For veterans, serving members of the Armed Forces and their families for concerns about mental health, health, housing and other welfare considerations. For the Vale telephone 01446 700111 or visit http://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/en/living/armed_forces/Armed%20Forces%20Covena nt.aspx For Cardiff telephone 029 2087 2087 or visit https://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/Your-Council/Armed-Forces-Covenant/Pages/default.aspx
Details about the Poppy Factory, 'Getting Back to Work' service
GYBTW Service Poster - Welsh
GYBTW Service Poster - English
Eligibility Poster - Welsh
Eligibility Poster - English