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Support for Veterans

Who makes up the Armed Forces Community? 

A veteran is someone who has served at least 1 day in the UK Armed Forces or served in the free Polish UK forces during World War 2 or served as a merchant seaman in support of British Military Operations.

The following links can help you to find information and support:


Veterans' Gateway - An excellent website full of links to information, advice and support services.


The Well Being Officer Service – Created to ensure that all residents of Doncaster have access to support, guidance and advice and to maximise the individual’s independence within the community regardless of any medical condition, physical disability, or mental health difficulty.


Veteran Support Web Page – Information about the support and services available for the Doncaster Armed Forces Community.


Doncaster Veteran Centre


Veterans Welfare Service


 Mental Health Support – Veteran prioritised assessment and support


Hearing loss – SENSE Tel: 0300 330 9250 Text phone 0300 330 9256


Visual Impairment – Blind Veterans UK


Housing & Homeless


Employment & training – The Royal British Legion & Forward Assist Recruitment


Financial & Benefits Advice – The Royal British Legion & Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)


Mobility Scooter – The Royal British Legion


Adaptations – The Royal British Legion


General Welfare & Personal Care – The Royal British Legion & SSAFA (brown & white goods etc)


Ghurkha Welfare


Welfare breaks – The Royal British Legion


Seeking Comradeship – The Royal British Legion (local branch), SSAFA


Social Isolation – The Royal British Legion, SSAFA (web link & Tel: number)


Handyperson repairs – The Royal British Legion


For the latest information on veteran support, please visit our Doncaster armed forces Facebook page.


Last reviewed: 14/10/2016

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