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We provide assistance to families who have unresolved historical cases relating to the NI Troubles and wish to obtain information or request further investigation. Support is provided to families that have been bereaved or have had members physically and mentally injured as a result of terrorism, including those from armed forces backgrounds. We also intend to support current/former members of the Armed Forces that may be drawn into historic enquiries initiated by bodies to be established under the Stormont House Agreement.
Engagement with bodies established to deal with troubles legacy issues in Northern Ireland on behalf of innocent victims, including security forces families. Recovery of information around murder/injury cases to build a narrative of events or to challenge a statutory narrative Engagement at statutory level to lobby for the interests of innocent victims.
Support in memorialisation or acknowledgment activities and events.
The Union Jack Club has been a charity since 1904 for the Non-Commissioned Armed Forces community, proudly providing members a haven in London, including the free use of the library, the changing and games rooms, Wi-Fi, when staying, entry to enjoy the use of the Soho Gym, internet café and baggage store. We are particularly proud of our comfortable and affordable 290 bedrooms, which include fully accessible rooms, flats and family rooms; Espresso Bar serves coffees from £1; there is a spacious and relaxing Main Bar with a full portfolio of drinks including Union Jack Club Ale and Pils at £2.50 a pint as well as sandwiches and bar meals and our welcoming and comfortable Restaurant serving continental and cooked breakfasts, extensive seasonal a la carte menus as well as a £15 set menu with wine, at lunchtime and in the evenings
There is no fee for serving Non-Commissioned members of HM Armed Forces who have access using their Military ID card. Ex-Service members’ annual fee remains at £17. Service leavers who have left HM Armed Forces within 2 years we offer the first years membership fee of £20 free.
The Union Jack Club has 10 meeting and banqueting rooms whether they be for meetings, private dining or receptions. These rooms are used by Members, charities and corporate clients, with special prices for Members and charities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VIA help veterans who have suffered the effects of war or who have found the transition to civilian life difficult.
VIA take a non-therapy approach and instead use centre based projects, adventurous activities and expeditions to help rebuild veterans’ confidence, self-esteem and self-belief.
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.
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.
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.
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.