Directory of Support

Here is a list of organisations and charities that might be able to support you with issues that you are facing. All logos should give you access to the website. Please email if you have issues with links, or know of another organisation that could be of use to our community.

General support from the NHS with some self-help pamphlets.  Click on the logo for the link.

Abbeycare Foundation provides private rehabilitation treatment for recovery from alcohol and/or substance misuse addictions. Fully residential setting, offering 12 step and therapeutic intervention to address the underlying issues, as well as physical detox. To visit the site, click on the logo.


The Army Families Federation is the independent voice of Army Families and works hard to improve the quality of life for them Worldwide on all aspects affected by the Army lifestyle.


The National Charity for limbless serving and ex-serving men and women, their dependents and widows.

Online Mental Health Community for the Armed Forces.  Staffed by Counsellors available 24×7.  Among other services, Big White Wall users can chat anonymously to people who may well have experienced similar issues.


For ex service men and women who suffer sight loss from impaired to blindness.  Specialist support despite how long ago they served.


Help and advice on all aspects including debt, benefits, housing, employment and employment matters, consumer issues, relationships, family matters, health, education, discrimination, immigrations and the law.

 CivvyStreet is the RBLs employability programme.  Support for service leavers and families heading into civilian careers.


Combat Stress provides effective treatment and support to veterans of the British Armed Forces who are suffering with mental ill health.

Support Helpline – 0800 138 1619


Courses4Forces is an online publication dedicated to showing serving and veterans the courses available for those with ELC and SLC Credits.


The Forces Pension Society exists to ensure that the ex members of the Armed Forces, their widows, widowers, surviving partners and dependents receive the pension to which they are entitled.


The NFF works with the Chain of Command, service providers, and the Government to make them fully aware of how decisions and policies affect the Naval Families.

Pathfinder is a magazine for serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces seeking employment post-service.


A counselling Service, provided free of charge for veterans with PTSD.

RAF’s leading welfare charity providing practical, financial and emotional support to all in the RAF Family.


The RAF Families Federation represents the views and concerns of RAF personnel and their families.  Independent and outside the chain of command.

Rehab 4 Alcoholism is a free and impartial helpline for people troubled with drug and alcohol issues.  Rehab 4 Alcoholism aims to save lives by stopping addiction before it becomes too late.   Tel: 0800 111 4108

  US Based resource, is an organization connecting people who are seeking treatment to the resources they need. They provide an array of treatment services, programs, and evidence-based treatment methods as well as secure, private locations in which to heal. Sometimes, mental health issues and addiction go hand-in-hand. Either addictive substances are used in an effort to self-medicate, or the use of substances creates health concerns.   They will provide you with all information that you will need to admit in the best rehab program, find aftercare support, and ultimately, lead you to win back your life!


The Royal British Legion – well known.


RBLI provides employment support, training, and additional support for all ex-servicemen and women including those with disabilities and families.


A charity supporting our serving Armed Forces Personnel in various ways.


Liaison with welfare services, CAB and Social Services.  Help support serving and former serving personell of the Armed Forces even if you have served for just one day.

Helping veterans in crisis with housing, food and financial assistance.

Freephone 0800 012 6867

Veterans”Gateway is the first point of contact for veterans seeking support.

Follow the link or call them on

0808 802 1212


At what point should you start the Resettlement Process?

  • More than 2 years before you depart? (40%, 6 Votes)
  • 2 years before departure? (33%, 5 Votes)
  • Around 6 months before last day? (13%, 2 Votes)
  • 12 Months prior to departure? (13%, 2 Votes)

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