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Charity Number: 518806
Company Number: 01944414

BASIC exists to serve people recovering from a traumatic brain injury or neurological illness. The organisation specialises in rehabilitation services for people and their families who are recovering from stroke, head and spinal injury, brain haemorrhage, brain tumour or similar injury/condition.

Contact Information

http://www.basiccharity.org.uk
enquiries@basiccharity.org.uk
554 Eccles New Rd
M5 5AP

Support Offered

Mental health services
Physical rehabilitation services
Cognitive rehabilitation services
Vocational support services
Complimentary therapies
Benefits and welfare rights advice
Social and therapeutic activities

Charity Number: 1039386
Company Number: 2751104

Change Step is a veteran to veteran peer mentoring and advice service. This service is for military veterans and others with post-traumatic stress disorder and a range of psychosocial problems who want to make positive changes to their lives.

Change Step offers effective support for veterans, their families and carers in Wales – enabling them to access vital support services and tackle serious stress and related issues.

Our team of peer mentors use their own experiences to help fellow veterans and their loved ones confront challenges in their lives and manage their journeys of recovery.

Contact Information

http://www.changestepwales.co.uk/
Ask@change-step.co.uk
Ty Dafydd Alun
39 Princes Drive
Colwyn Bay,Conwy
LL29 8LA
0300 777 2259

Support Offered

The programme offers peer support, training and case management through engagement with relevant health and welfare services. Change Step works collaboratively with statutory bodies and other relevant organisations to ensure an accessible and comprehensive framework by which to guide individuals towards the most appropriate service.

Charity Number: 206002
Scottish Charity Number: SC038828
Company Number: 256353

Combat Stress provides effective treatment and support, delivered by qualified and understanding professionals, to Veterans of the UK Armed Forces who are suffering from mental ill health.

Contact Information

http://www.combatstress.org.uk
contactus@combatstress.org.uk
Tyrwhitt House
Oaklawn Road
Leatherhead
KT22 0BX
01372 587 000

Support Offered

Clinical assessment / 2-6 weeks therapy at 3 treatment centres.

Community outreach services . Clinical and welfare for treatment and support of Veterans of the British Armed Forces with mental wounds, at home or in their community. Limited family and carer support.

Charity Number: 1120920
Company Number: 6363256

Help for Heroes is a charity that offers comprehensive support to those who have suffered life-changing injuries and illnesses while serving our country.

Contact Information

http://www.helpforheroes.org.uk
14 Parker’s Close
Downton Business Centre
Downton
SP5 3RB

Support Offered

Support is provided to individuals, other service charities, to enhance recovery facilities through capital build projects and at four Recovery Centres across the UK, which support veterans and serving personnel as part of the Defence Recovery Capability.

General Enquiries: 0300 303 9888

Welfare Support: 01980 844388

Charity Number: 1139855
Company Number: 7363827

LINKS/Combined Forces is a Mental Health Project covering Carmarthenshire working with both civilians and ex-service personnel. The charity aims to support those who have experienced or are living with mental ill health to enable them to build self confidence, self esteem and to move on. LINKS has worked with veterans for over 6 years and have developed the project in line with need.

Contact Information

http://www.links.uk.net
susie@links.uk.net
Unit 4
The Palms, 96
Queen Victoria Road,Llanelli
SA15 2TH

Support Offered

– Counselling.
– Welfare Support including, benefits and pension support, housing needs, advocacy, personal development.
– Buddy Scheme both telephone buddying, visiting and transporting veterans.
– NAAFI Style coffee mornings – throughout Carmarthenshire.

Sessional Courses include:-
– Miniature Figure Painting
– Fishing
– IT
– Art and Crafts
– Digital Photography
– Working with Natural Materials
– Healthy Holistic Lifestyles including Positivity Course,
Anger Management and Self Management.
– Signposting.

Also support with back to work and volunteering.

Charity Number: 801618
Company Number: 2125188

Mind in Haringey provides information, advice and support to people affected by mental health problems. We work to prevent mental health problems, promote mental wellbeing and ensure those with mental health problems are respected and included within the community. We run a project specifically for veterans and the armed forces community.

Contact Information

http://www.mindinharingey.org.uk
admin@mih.org.uk
Station House
73c Stapleton Hall Rd
London
N4 3QF
020 8340 2474

Support Offered

Opportunities to join activities (art group), short-term counselling and educational courses – free to access for former service personnel and those with lived experience of armed conflict. Partners, family members and dependants are also welcome to attend. We have no geographical boundaries, activities take place near to Finsbury Park, North London.

Charity Number: 1157257

Mode Rehabilitation offers free and confidential counselling and psychological services for people living in Stockport. We specialise in delivering support to ex-military personnel, and work closely with a number of military charities and organisations.

Contact Information

http://www.moderehabilitation.com/
hello@mode.me.uk
Phoenix House
Whitefield Road
Bredbury,Stockport
SK6 2SS
0161 494 1515

Support Offered

We specialise in working with a range of combat-related issues including brain injury, loss of limbs, PTSD, anxiety, and substance misuse, and offer a range of in-house therapies specifically tailored to addressing these issues including:
CBT for depression and anxiety, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for trauma, the 12-Step Approach for substance misuse, and massage and physiotherapy for joint and muscle injury, embodied trauma, and phantom limb pain. We also offer employment support in partnership with Project Recce, a veterans career transition program.

Charity Number: 1133188

PTSD Resolution helps Veterans, Reservists and Families who are struggling to reintegrate into a normal work and family life because of trauma suffered prior to and during service in the UK Armed Forces.

Contact Information

http://www.ptsdresolution.org
contact@ptsdresolution.org
7 Cromwell Mews
Burgess Hill
RH15 8QF
0300 302 0551

Support Offered

PTSD Resolution accepts referrals from all sources including self-referral. Screening verifies eligibility and assigns the nearest available therapist, from a network of 200 registered with the Professional Standards Authority through the Human Given Institute. Help is provided free, locally, and in complete confidence, designed to reduce symptoms typically within six sessions. There is no requirement to re-tell or re-live the trauma. Assistance is provided for finding social support as required. Results are followed up after three months.

Charity Number: 210760
Scottish Charity Number: SC038056

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885.

Last year our teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 85,000 people in need, from Second World War veterans to young men and women who have served in more recent conflicts, and their families.

SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person.

We are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.

Contact Information

http://www.ssafa.org.uk
marketing@ssafa.org.uk
4 St Dunstan's Hill
London
EC3R 8AD
020 7403 8783

Support Offered

6,500 trained caseworkers, operating through a local branch network, specialising in sourcing funds from assistance providers
1,000 volunteers supporting serving personnel and their families on military bases around the world
‘Forcesline’ – confidential helpline accessible from anywhere in the world: www.forcesline.co.uk
2 x SSAFA Norton Homes for families of wounded undergoing treatment at Selly Oak Hospital and Headley Court
3 x support groups for bereaved families, bereaved siblings and families of wounded personnel
Housing advisory service and housing options including a residential care home and temporary ‘Stepping Stone’ ‘housing for estranged families
Healthcare, Social work, victim support and adoption services for serving personnel and their families

Company Number: NI43785

The Ely Centre is a Registered Charity specialising in the provision of multi-disciplinary support services for security force personnel, civilians and their families, who have experienced bereavement and injury as a result of the “Troubles in Fermanagh and Tyrone.

Through the provision of evidenced based outcome focused treatments, prevention and support services we aim to positively address issues of declining psychological, physical health, social and financial difficulties which have arisen as a result of terrorism and serving in HM Forces.

Contact Information

http://www.elycentre.com/
info@elycentre.co.uk
52 & 60 Forthill Street
Enniskillen
BT74 6AJ
028 6632 0977

Support Offered

Trauma Focused Clinical Psychological Treatments (CBT/EMDR)
Family Therapy
Counselling and Psychotherapy
Complementary and Holistic Therapy
Welfare, Benefits and Pension Advice
Training and Professional Development Courses
Youth and Intergenerational Program
Respite and Drop Inn Services
Community Befriending Programme
Advocacy Support
Legacy Archive Programmes
Craft and Hobbys Programmes

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