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Company Number: NI621628

The CastleHill Foundation is committed to supporting bereaved and injured victims and survivors of terrorism and veterans, their families and carers and maintain resilience by providing evidenced based treatment, prevention and support services in order to address issues of declining mental, physical and emotional health as a result of the troubles or service with the armed forces. The CHF was established in August 2013 to positively contribute to the health and well-being of victims, survivors, veterans, carers and their families from the Upper Bann and South Tyrone area.

Contact Information

http://
castlehillfoundation@outlook.com
31 Castle Street
Portadown
BT62 1BA

Support Offered

Some of the activities which the Castlehill Foundation provides are:
• Specialist Psychological Treatments CBT/CAT/EMDR
• Individual and Group Counselling and Psychotherapy
• Complementary Therapy Treatments
• Training Workshops and personal development classes
• Welfare and Benefits Advice, Support and Assistance
• Respite Days and Residential
• Vocational/education/recreational training programmes to victims/carers and their families
• Adult and Peer to Peer Community Befriending Services

Charity Number: 226684
Company Number: 34118

CESSAC has been operating amenity centres for serving members of the Armed Forces and their families in establishments at home and abroad for over 125 years. It branched out into managing sheltered housing for retired ex-HM forces people and their family members in southern England over 40 years ago through its sister organisation CESSA HA. Both organisations are managed from the Head Office in Portsmouth and share the website. The CofE in each title simply reflects the ethos of the founders and Directors – delivery has always been to those of all religions and none.

Contact Information

http://www.cessaha.co.uk
marika.stivanello@cessaha.co.uk
1 Shakespeare Terrace
126 High Street
Portsmouth
PO1 2RH

Support Offered

CESSAC provides a number of homely, welcoming alcohol-free cafes for serving Armed Forces Personnel and their families in Cyprus, Germany, Falklands & UK
CESSA HA manages sheltered housing schemes for ex-Service personnel & their families over age 60 – 6 schemes are in the Portsmouth area, mostly for those from any Service, with 2 others only for former naval service personnel in Greenwich & Saltash (those owned by Greenwich Hospital)

Charity Number: 1135918
Company Number: 7100967

To provide recreational and other leisure time facilities for serving members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, or the Maritime Reserve and their families, and other specified classes including ex-serving members of the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines, and serving members of the Army or the Royal Air Force, attached to or embedded with Royal Navy units.

Contact Information

https://www.china-fleet.co.uk/your-club-royal-navy-marines/reservist-rates/
trust@china-fleet.co.uk
China Fleet Country Club
Saltash
PL12 6LJ
01752 848668

Support Offered

Extensive health & leisure facilities including a golf course, accommodation, function rooms and Woodland Adventure Golf.

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

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. The charity focusses on delivering specialist treatment and support to veterans with complex mental health issues – those who have several severe mental health conditions arising from military service.

They believe that military trauma shouldn’t destroy the lives of veterans and their families.

Veterans and their families can call Combat Stress’ free 24-hour helpline, on 0800 138 1619, for confidential advice and support.

The charity also operates a serving personnel helpline on 0800 323 4444.

For general information and enquiries, please call 01372 587 000 or email contactus@combatstress.org.uk.

For more information visit: http://www.combatstress.org.uk

Contact Information

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

Support Offered

Combat Stress’ specialist treatment is available across the UK – with teams in Belfast, Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Surrey, the Midlands and the Northwest.

The vast majority of the charity’s specialist services are now provided online, as it removes geographical and logistical barriers to receiving treatment. Where required, this online provision is complemented by in-person outpatient appointments and community services including peer support, and treatment on a residential basis.

Treatment is tailored to each individual’s specific needs, and includes psychiatric and psychological treatment; substance misuse management; art therapy; occupational therapy; peer support; family support; online self-help materials and a 24-hour Helpline.

Charity Number: 1160206

Communities Fiji aims to provide support, advocacy and case work for Fijians living in the UK. We seek to empower Fijians through the provision of information and support so that they are not disadvantaged whilst living within the UK.

Contact Information

info@cfb.org.uk
c/o 34 Hyde Park Gate
South Kensington
SW7 5DN

Support Offered

Communities Fiji can provide advice on welfare rights, benefits, employment , housing , and domestic abuse cases.

Charity Number: 1028663
Company Number: 2634372

The charity aims and purpose is to offer emotional and practical support to vulnerable groups with complex needs, including veterans and their family members. Residents in the Boroughs of: Merton, Wandsworth, Richmond, Kingston and Sutton.
Our aim is to support groups in society, who find difficult to integrate within their local community, to do so. By increasing their self-confidence, develop the needed practical skills and guide them in achieving their full potential.

Contact Information

http://www.cdars.org.uk/
info@cdars.org.uk
296a Kingston Road
Wimbledon Chase
SW20 8LX
0203 8728217

Support Offered

CDARS has provided service within the community for over 30 years, our lines of expertise covers: counselling, support groups, managing and support with mental health, prevention and managing of suicide risks, thoughts and ideation, managing and support with substance and alcohol disorders, building self-esteem and self-confidence, develop and provision of health and well-being programme, including arts, music, choir and sports activities. Support with housing, homelessness and education/employment issues, treatment for perpetrators of domestic violence.

Scottish Charity Number: SC045047

Originally set up to assist armed forces veterans through the transition from military to civilian life, we now run as a drop-in and support centre 5 days a week 9am to 5pm offering a range of services which include free teas and coffees a free hot lunch, advice and assistance with benefits, money matters, housing, and also refer veterans on to specialist in these areas as and when required. We also organise daily activities for our veterans in the centre, quizzes, guitar lessons, film evenings, curry nights and regular day outings. We also provide support and assistance in crisis situations e.g. Financial support and emergency food packages. We provide an outreach service for our vulnerable veterans and provide free clothing. We also have a bicycle repair shop which our veterans work in.

Contact Information

https://www.communityveteranssupport.org/
info@cominghomecentre.org
840-860 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 3UU

Support Offered

We provide basic advice and assistance in welfare reform issues, housing, money matters, for more specialist work in this area we refer on to our specialists partners, e.g. ASAP , Money Matters. We have an in-house CPN who meets weekly with veterans on a referral basis. Rock to Recovery also use or facility for meetings with our veterans. We also provide an outreach service for our more vulnerable veterans in the local community, of which we transport back and to our centre and support to appointments.

Company Number: 07628881

Company of Makers exists to support Veterans and their partners who are struggling to transition from military to civilian life, no matter how long it’s been since they left the Armed Forces.

Our free online activities support wellbeing by learning new skills, making friends, and restoring confidence.

For the latest activities, dates, and booking links, sign-up to our fortnightly newsletter using the link below.

Contact Information

https://www.companyofmakers.com/newsletter/
studio@companyofmakers.com
Fort Cumberland
Fort Cumberland Road
Southsea
PO4 9LD

Support Offered

Free online activities for Veterans and their partners.

Podcasts | Talks | Workshops

Podcasts:
Listen – Inspiring members of the Armed Forces share their stories.

Talks:
Watch – Discover new interests and join the conversation.

Workshops:
Learn – Drawing | Photography | Writing

Wellbeing Support:
Provided throughout our person-centred workshops.

1:1 support is also on-hand, tailored to individual need.

Referrals are made where support, such as specialist mental health services, may be needed.

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