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Charity Number: 1002656

Pressure group to improve the conditions of War Widows and their dependants, petitioning for improvements in pensions, benefits and other issues.

Contact Information

http://www.warwidows.org.uk/
info@warwidows.org.uk
199 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1AA
0845 2412 189

Support Offered

Newsletter. Comradeship.
Branches for social events.

Charity Number: 1164988

WAY is the only national charity in the UK for people aged 50 or under when their partner died. It’s a peer-to-peer support group run by a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves, so they understand exactly what other members are going through.

WAY was founded in 1997 and now has more than 2,800 members across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. WAY aims to provide peer-to-peer emotional and practical support to young widowed men and women – married or not, with or without children, whatever their sexual orientation – as they adjust to life after the death of their partner.

Contact Information

http://www.widowedandyoung.org.uk
enquiries@widowedandyoung.org.uk
Suite 14
College Business Centre
Uttoxeter New Road
DE22 3WZ

Support Offered

WAY offers a unique peer-to-peer support network to anyone who has lost their partner at a young age. We know that talking to and socialising with others who have been through a similar experience can be an enormous help when you are trying to rebuild your life after bereavement.

If you were bereaved when you were aged 50 or under, married or not, with or without children, whatever your sexual orientation, race or religion – you are welcome to join WAY.

Charity Number: 1173752

Our purpose is to provide an inviting meeting space for veterans of the Armed Forces, Emergency Services and Reservists to re-engage with life, their families and their communities.

Contact Information

http://www.woodyslodge.org
support@woodyslodge.org
Amelia Trust Farm
5 Mile Lane
Barry
CF62 3AS

Support Offered

Woody’s Lodge provides a meeting space for those that have served in the Armed Forces or their families to meet like-minded people. We have staff who can help with advice on benefits and from filling and if the need arises we signpost to the appropriate organisation that can assist further with Mental health, housing, debt management, pensions etc.

Company Number: 08034041

X-Forces supports ex-forces and their families to start-up businesses across the UK by start-up loans, mentoring, training and support.

We work with service-leavers, reservists, spouses, dependants, veterans and cadets, providing business planning support, government-backed funding, training and mentoring.

We are passionate in its ambition to change the lives and career opportunities for the military community, we have, as of April 2016, lent over £6m in seed-funding and provides vital mentoring and training support.

We work directly with various military charities to deliver enterprise training through business planning programmes to the military community. These programmes help those who are interested in setting up their own business reach out for the tools and knowledge they require.

In January 2016, X-Forces was appointed as the Business Enterprise Trainer for the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), a partnering agreement between Right Management and the Ministry of Defence.

Contact Information

http://www.x-forces.com
info@x-forces.com
Mountbarrow House
6-20 Elizabeth Street
London
SW1W 9RB
0800 307 7545

Support Offered

– Enterprise Training
– Workshops
– Funding
– Mentoring
– Business Planning Support

Charity Number: 1112949
Company Number: 05604011

ZANE works to help the most destitute, vulnerable and impoverished people in Zimbabwe.

Contact Information

http://www.zane.uk.com
info@zane.uk.com
PO Box 451
Witney
OX28 9FY

Support Offered

ZANE is the largest supplier of financial aid to elderly people in Zimbabwe who lost their life savings and pensions in the economic collapse and subsequent hyper-inflation. This includes over 600 frail veterans and their widows who
fought for the Crown but have been left destitute with insufficient food and limited healthcare. Only those genuinely in need of assistance receive it.

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