Armed forces Covenant Fund trust

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veterans places, pathways and people programme 

What Is Veterans Places, Pathways and People Programme 

The Veterans is a project funded by The Armed Forces Covenant to create a veteran centric programme to ensure that veterans with mental health and wellbeing needs, have access to effective pathways of care and support in the Northeast and Yorkshire. The V3P not only supports veterans but also provides training to volunteers who work with veterans, to support them on their pathway.V3P gives veterans; safe welcoming places to go in their local area, access to mental health support and treatment pathways and ensures that the people who support veterans can access good quality training and connect to veterans across the region.

V3P Parnters

Age Uk supports and engages with veterans over the age of 50 and provides local specialist activities and access to primary and secondary healthcare.

 

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/

 

Care After Combat provide support to veterans with the criminal justice system helping and preparing for their release into society, combating isolation loneliness and re-affirming stability 24/7.

 

Website: https://give.careaftercombat.org/

 

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) provide expert knowledge of NHS Acute, mental health and primary care . The DMWS will help and support veterans to secure their entitlements e.g. CHC funding, social care funding plus many more.

 

Website: https://dmws.org.uk/

 

Fighting with Pride provide support for the LGBT+ veterans community. As a lived experience organisation FWP builds up confidence in LGBT+ veterans and connects them to mental health and wellbeing services.

 

Website: https://www.fightingwithpride.org.uk/

 

Finchale Group provides a gardening and horticulture therapy project in the North East. The project gets veterans out into the fresh air and gives them training and knowledge of how to run there own garden, while boosting there mental health.

 

Website: https://finchalegroup.co.uk/

Growing Well is a mental health charity situated in West Durham. They provide support through horticulture nutrition and healthy eating. Growing Well use their 6 acre farm as an alternative therapy, while gaining valuable life skills.

 

Website: https://www.growingwell.co.uk/

 

Forces Link are based in Cumbria and support veterans through a rang of activities by raising awareness of PTSD and mental health within the armed force community.

 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/ForcesLink/

 

Hull 4 Heroes support veterans through their GEO support groups, giving veterans a confidential area to talk through their feelings and experiences. The project provides doorstep support and social inclusion opportunities.

 

Website: https://hull4heroes.org.uk/ 

 

Sporting Force supports veterans and their families through sport, social engagement, employment, and education to help relieve mental health and social isolation. 

 

Website: https://www.sportingforce.org/

 

Veterans Woodcraft support veterans through woodwork, helping relieve mental health and social isolation. Veterans Woodcraft run multiple projects across the North East and Yorkshire.

 

Website: https://www.veteranswoodcraft.co.uk/

contact

If you have any questions or enquiries, please dont hesitate to get in touch with us: 

 

V3P Project Manager: Sarah Lough 

Tel: 0800 050 9502      Email: sarah@sportingforce.org

 

V3P Project Admin: James Newton 

Tel: 0800 050 9502      Email: james@sportingforce.org 

 

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