Veterans Support

At Networks of Wellbeing all of our services are open to veterans and their families - however we recognise that there are times when a more specialist approach may be needed.

With that in mind we have included this signposting page on our website, listing a range of organisations who can provide support and guidance to veterans and their families, and we hope that this information is of use to you.

Thank you for all your support over the years.

Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) Project - Part of Citizens Advice Project set up to provide independent and impartial information and advice to the Armed Forces Community (AFC) in Scotland.

Combat Stress - Provides specialist psychological treatment and welfare support for veterans.

Help for Heroes - Provides lifetime support for the Armed Forces Community and their families. 
Horseback UK - HorseBack UK, based in Aberdeenshire, offers courses in Horsemanship as an aid to recovery for veterans who have suffered mental and physical trauma.
Icarus Online - Offer a wide range of conventional Therapies, complimentary therapies in any required combination immediately and in real time 24/7 to help Service personnel and ex-service personnel to recover from the effects of Military Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress and any associated conditions.
Legion Scotland (Royal British Legion Scotland) - A comradeship and welfare network helping ex-servicemen and women of all ages adapt to civilian life by providing support in the community.

Military Mental Health Helpline - Information on a new helpline to help with mental health for military personnel.

Officers Association Scotland - Provides employment and welfare support to those who have held a commission in the UK Armed Forces and their families and dependants.
Poppy Scotland - Provides life-changing support to our AFC throughout Scotland.
RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity provides life-long, life-changing support, jobs and training opportunities to service leavers and veterans.

SACRO Veterans Mentoring Service - Set up to provide intensive close support for veterans in or on the periphery of the criminal justice system.
SSAFA - The Armed Forces charity has a Scottish network of trained volunteers who offer practical and emotional support to anyone (of any age or military background) who's ever served in the UK Armed Forces.

Venture Trust Positive Futures - A personal development programme which provides specialist support to military veterans struggling with transition to civilian life.
Veterans Assist Scotland - A resource website linked to Veterans Scotland which provides further information about services for the AFC.
Veterans Scotland - Provides information about services available to the AFC.  The website is a hub for links to numerous organisations.