Offering comfort, support and friendship to widows and widowers of Service people.
To bind together in practical friendship women of the Royal Naval Services, past and present, by sharing achievements, traditions and heritage
Frequent meetings / reunions held throughout UK. Representation at military parades / commemorative events, throughout UK
In-house magazine ‘The Wren’ posted to all members.
Opportunity to attend reunions, meet locally, find former colleagues.
Contact with HM Ships / RN establishments.
Referrals to WRNS Benevolent Trust.
Barnardo’s is the UK’s leading children’s charity. We run over 800 children’s services and projects across the UK that transform the lives of children and young people every day.
We work tirelessly to support children and young people to:
thrive in stronger families; utilising an early intervention approach, based on the whole family and accounting for their emotional health and wellbeing
provide safer childhoods; through targeted and tailored support to prevent abuse and child sexual exploitation while supporting looked after children and keeping them safe from harm
build positive futures; with a focus on care leavers, supporting and managing what can be a difficult transition to adulthood
Big White Wall is a multi-award winning digital mental health service, active in the UK, New Zealand and the USA. It delivers personalised support and recovery pathways to improve mental health and related conditions via a safe and engaging collaborative platform of peers and professionals.
Big White Wall is free to all UK serving personnel (including reservists), veterans/ex-serving, and their families aged 16+, thanks to the support of Help for Heroes, the Ministry of Defence and NHS England.
BWW has reached thousands of members since its launch in 2007, and is available online 24/7. BWW works with the NHS, the armed forces, employers, and universities. The fact that it is anonymous and easily accessible online helps reach those who may not otherwise access support.
Big White Wall (BWW) was one of the first five services to be endorsed by the NHS in the NHS Mental Health Apps Library (NHS Choices), and is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It is supported by Help for Heroes, NHS England and the Ministry of Defence to provide free, 24/7 mental health support to the Armed Forces community.
– Safe, anonymous support online 24/7
– Trained counsellors online at all times to moderate and facilitate the service
– Specialist online self-help courses for the armed forces community on a variety of mental health topics
– Peer support
– Tools, tests and helpful information
– A safe space to express yourself
All available free at www.bigwhitewall.com
A national charity formed in the years following the First World War which supports all limbless ex service men and women, their widows and dependants.
Grants for mobility, rehabilitation and adaptations. Advice on compensation allowance claims.
Nursing, residential and respite care.
Welfare support and visits. Assistance in finding employment.
Support for blind and visually impaired ex-Servicemen and women.
Assistance in accessing benefits and the provision of financial aid.
Nursing and residential care. Short and long term.
Nationwide welfare service, together with lifelong rehabilitation, training and support.