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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.

NEWS: Armed Forces Community Survey

We are currently promoting the South Yorkshire Armed Forces Community Survey. If you are part of the Armed Forces community please fill in the survey as this will help us improve the support and information that is provided.

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: 31/10/2017

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