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Armed Forces Veterans Information

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WWAMH facilitates the Three Counties Voluntary Sector Mental Health Ex Service Personnel Network. This meets every 4 months, which covers the following:

  • Information exchange and presentations
  • Awareness training events and workshops
  • Service developments for veterans and families
  • Discussions also involve feedback from county covenant meetings, armed forces health board forum, and clinical mental health network updates.

 
Dates for the next network meetings in 2016 are as follows;

  • Thursday 25th February 10am – 1pm
  • Thursday 23rd June 10am – 1pm
  • Thursday 29th September 10am – 1pm
  • (venues to be confirmed)
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A directory of services for Veterans has been produced with the help of COBSEO (The Confederation of British Service Organisations). This directory is primarily aimed at helping people in organisations that are themselves supporting veterans. To access this directory, please click on the following link: WWAMH Veterans Directory May 2013 or contact WWAMH on 01267 245572 for more information.

 


 

Ceredigion Council has launched a Armed Forces and Veterans Helpline. Calls to 01970 633733 will be handled by council front line housing and customer services staff.

 


 

West Wales Armed Forces Veterans Information Newsletter

 

  1. Click here to download newsletter (Issue 1) English (Adobe PDD reader required)
    Click here to download newsletter (Issue 1) Welsh (Adobe PDD reader required)In this first addition we will be looking at some of the new organisations that have opened their doors to helping and supporting veterans within the three counties of West Wales.We will be producing this newsletter three times a year so there will be plenty of opportunity for all to tell us there story or explain the service they provide.We would love to hear from veterans and organisations as to what they would like to see and read within the newsletter, this is community newsletter so please feel free to get involved.

 

 Confidential Support Help Lines

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Combat Stress Helpline

The Helpline’s professional, trained staff will listen to you. They will advise and support you, or they may refer you on to another organisation that can help. It’s run by Combat Stress, the UK’s leading charity specialising in the care of Veterans’ mental health. It’s delivered by Rethink Mental Illness, the leading national mental health membership charity. The 24-hour Helpline is for the whole military community.

www.combatstress.org.uk

0800 138 1619

(Open 24 / 7)

SSAFA-Forces-HelpSSAFA ForceslineForcesline is a free and confidential telephone helpline and email service. it is independent of the military chain of command. our experienced civilian staff provide a supportive listening and signposting service for current and former members of the Armed Forces and their families. You can talk to us about anything, including personal concerns, worries and problems. We will give you factual information or signpost the ways forward.

www.ssafa.org.uk

0800 731 4880

(Open Monday – Friday 10:30am – 7:30pm)