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Company Number: 05969256

The University of Winchester remains committed to the mission it has served for 175 years, since 1840: ‘to educate, to advance knowledge and to serve the common good.’ The University provides values-driven higher education through excellent programmes of study, sustained by teaching and research of the highest quality.

The University of Winchester leads the Service Children’s Progression Alliance (SCiP Alliance), which seeks to champion the success of children from military families through further and higher education into thriving careers and lives. In keeping with our commitment to serve the common good and our strong relationships with many local and national partners supporting armed forces families, the Alliance incorporates both research and practice hubs designed to help professionals help children and young people succeed at every stage of their education journey.

Contact Information

http://www.winchester.ac.uk
wp@winchester.ac.uk
The University of Winchester
Sparkford Road
Winchester
SO22 4NR

Support Offered

Universities in Support of Wounded, Injured and Sick Service Personnel (UNSWIS) programme, which provides work experience, taster sessions, and advisory visits for veterans.

Heritage for Heroes – undergraduate archaeology programme, which supports skills and career development for wounded, injured and sick serving personnel and veterans.

University experience days, advice and aspiration- and awareness-raising support for children and young people, and their teachers, in Hampshire and the surrounding area.

The Service Children’s Progression Alliance – the university leads the SCiP Alliance, which develops pioneering research and practice designed to enhance the practice of professionals in schools, colleges and universities through an online hub and a range of supporting projects.

Charity Number: 1095308
Company Number: 4544532

Caring for homeless veterans.

Contact Information

http://www.veterans-aid.net
info@veterans-aid.net
27 Victoria Square
London
SW1W 0RB
0207 8282468

Support Offered

Grants/benefits, ongoing financial support.

Hostel accommodation.

Advice and contacts.

Charity Number: 1140832

To increase the mental health fitness levels by delivering 1:1 specialist psychotherapy to serving members of the Armed forces, Veterans and their immediate family members.

Contact Information

http://www.veteransatease.org
admin@veteransatease.org
Alington House
4 North Bailey
Durham
DH1 3ET
07584056181

Support Offered

All of our therapists come from the men and women we help who go on to train as NLP Psychotherapists. We work within the ethical guidelines of the UKCP.

Charity Number: 1151194
Company Number: 08230197

Veterans In Communities (VIC) is an ex-services charity based in Rossendale, East Lancashire.
VIC was established in September 2012 to support serving, ex-service personnel, their families and members of the uniformed services who have experienced difficulties with transitioning back into the community on leaving the services.

Contact Information

http://www.veteransincommunities.org
info@veteransincommunities.org
Veterans In Communities
12 Bury Road
Haslingden
BB4 5PL
01706 833180

Support Offered

The VIC model is organic in its development and recognises a need to support veterans through a number of community-based activities in East Lancashire and parts of Greater Manchester.
VIC is currently delivering a number of activities and services; Community Outreach, Social Inclusion, Outdoor activities, Family Support, Community based projects, a Community Arts and Craft group, and Community Singing Group.
Our community projects and activities give the opportunity to use the skills and experiences gained from their service careers. These activities also give the opportunity to gain further qualifications that are recognised in civilian life and can lead into future employment.

Our activities have been designed to build confidence, self-esteem, motivation and team building through peer support.

Charity Number: 1155116

To promote efficiency and effectiveness of Armed Forces Charities and in particular, but not exclusively, by providing or assisting in the provision of training administration and support services by facilitating partnerships and co-operation in the voluntary sector.
To promote the efficiency and effectiveness of the Armed Forces of the Crown.

Contact Information

http://www.veteransnorfolk.com
info@veteransnorfolk.com
Britannia House Army Reserve Centre
325 Aylsham Road
Norwich
NR3 2AB

Support Offered

Providing a conduit through which beneficiaries can make contact with the best support provider to meet their needs. Providing a focal point for AF related charities in the county of Norfolk, this enabling more effective outreach.
Keeping local AF related charities informed of opportunities and development across the sector.
Providing outreach capability throughout the county via a network of volunteers.

Charity Number: 1154429
Company Number: 08479090

Veterans Outreach Support provides welcoming and relaxed places where UK veterans and family members can come for confidential social or psychological support, or simply to meet for a chat and a cuppa. Former members of British Armed Forces and Reserves, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and the Merchant Navy are all welcome. Drop In centres are normally open once a month, follow the link to their website for more details.

Contact Information

http://www.vosuk.org
admin@vosuk.org
The Royal Maritime Club
75-80 Queen Street
Portsmouth
PO1 3HS
02392 731 767

Support Offered

Charity Number: 1153497

Walking With The Wounded supports veterans with physical, mental or social injuries on their journey to reintegrate back into society, regain their independence and secure sustainable employment.

Contact Information

http://walkingwiththewounded.org.uk
info@wwtw.org.uk
Stody Hall Barns
Stody
Melton Constable
NR24 2ED
01263 863900

Support Offered

Funding of retraining and educational courses for Wounded Servicemen and Women

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.

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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