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The Stanwix Trust has been set up in association with Stanwix Holiday Park and in conjuction with Premier Taxis. Our goal is to help send soldiers/veterans in need, sick, injured, etc & their families on respite breaks to the lake district.
Each year, we support service men women over 65 in the Hambleton and Richmondshire area via services including: end of life care, bereavement support, respite care, befriending, complementary therapy and a driving service.
We provide free support for veterans and their families, including a helpline, Veterans Welfare Service, Defence Transition Services and injury/bereavement compensation scheme payments. Veterans UK is part of the Ministry of Defence.
The Soldiers’ charityWe stand at the forefront of support for the Army family. As one of the largest funders in the sector, we award grants to individuals and families, and fund leading organisations that support soldiers, former soldiers, and their families. When we hear of a person or family in need, we aim to respond within 48 hours. Smuts Road, Hipswell Lodge, Catterick Garrison. North Yorks. DL9 3AX
The HIVE Information Service provides information on behalf of the chain of command to the Service community and welcomes enquiries from serving personnel, dependants, partners, extended families, and the wider military community including veterans and MOD civilians. HIVE Catterick – Hipswell Lodge, Smuts Road, Catterick Garrison.DL9 3AX.
Support for ex Army personnel who may be vulnerable, socially isolated or need support to live a law abiding life. We work with organisations providing veterans with specialist support, including health, housing and employment.
Single Persons Accommodation Centre for the Ex Services, SPACES, is a housing advice and placement service for veterans. SPACES targets the most vulnerable of Service leavers, regardless of rank, length of service, or reason for discharge.
One of the growing network of Veterans ‘Breakfast Clubs’, both here and in Europe. We are a group of veterans and serving members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. There are no commitments or subs… just a great place to meet like minded people for support, chat and banter … not forgetting a great breakfast. Held at the Bread Bowl café in Richmond (DL10 4AE) Saturdays 10am.
One of the growing network of Veterans ‘Breakfast Clubs’, both here and in Europe. We are a group of veterans and serving members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. There are no commitments or subs… just a great place to meet like minded people for support, chat and banter … not forgetting a great breakfast. Held at Colburn Village Hall (DL9 4LZ) every Friday from 10am.
Our support covers both regulars and reserves in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army and the Royal Air Force and their families, including anyone who has completed National Service. They are all entitled to lifelong support from SSAFA, no matter how long they have served. SSAFA helps the armed forces community in a number of ways, though our focus is on providing direct support to individuals in need of physical or emotional care. Addiction, relationship breakdown, debt, homelessness, post-traumatic stress, depression and disability are all issues that can affect our members of our Armed Forces community. Many of these problems only become apparent when an individual has to leave their life in the Forces and join ‘Civvy Street’. SSAFA is committed to helping our brave men and women overcome these problems, and rebuild their lives. Richmondshire branch – Hipswell Lodge, Richmond Road, Catterick Garrison. DL9 3AX
Puts veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the advice and support they need. The Veterans’ Gateway service is the first point of contact for all Tri-Service veterans, and their families. Its expert content covers welfare areas: housing, employment, finances, living independently, mental wellbeing, families and communities, and physical health. Its unique support (both in the UK and abroad) is funded by the Armed Forces Covenant. And supported by charities and organisations and individuals, including the the National Health Service (NHS), the Government of the United Kingdom (GOV.UK) and the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
For over a century we’ve been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today we 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. Combat Stress provides a range of community, outpatient and residential mental health services to veterans with complex mental health problems. We provide services in-person, and via phone and online.
Information & Advice regarding benefits, housing and much more. Social activities including our popular Veterans group and clubs. Extra support for you and your family on a range of subjects. Assistance in retrieving lost or unclaimed medals and badges. Signposting to other organisations who can help with specific issues. Veteran focused befriending to match you with someone nearby.
Arthritis Action is the only UK charity giving hands-on, practical help to improve the quality of life of people affected by arthritis. We offer an integrated self-management approach, which looks at both the physical and mental health impact of living with arthritis. We support people living with musculoskeletal conditions through healthy eating advice, mental health resources, pain management techniques, local Groups, and exercise advice and resources.
Join a Living Well with Sight Loss course to meet and share experiences with other people in similar situations, boost your confidence and get practical advice, information and resources. If you need someone who understands sight loss, we're here for you. Our free and informal Living Well with Sight Loss courses aim to help you increase your independence, boost your confidence and connect with others to share experiences. Through our sessions, you'll receive practical advice, information and guidance on organisations, products and services that are available to help you. You'll also have the chance to learn from each other's personal experiences and share top tips.
Quaker Meeting House – 10:30, every 3rd Wednesday of the month – Leyburn