Welsh Veterans in Custody to receive specialised help

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A project designed to help veterans as they go through the criminal justice system in Wales has been awarded funding from the Armed Forces Covenant fund. Support Transition of Military Personnel (SToMP) was developed to try to ensure veterans who enter the criminal justice system are consistently identified early on and can be guided towards those support services...

Head of Veterans UK Blog

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If you have ever served in the armed forces you could benefit from accessing the services provided by Veterans UK. In his latest blog, Jon Parkin tells us about the organisation’s priorities for the forthcoming year and what they do to continually improve the service they provide to ensure that serving personnel and veterans can access the support they are entitled to...

Home is where the heart is

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Ilford Park Polish Home (IPPH) is the last remaining home run by Veterans UK under the Polish Resettlement Act 1947. Clare Thomas, Home Manager, tells us about this unique place, its history and about letting an internationally renowned photographer capture the spirit of ‘Little Poland’ for her latest body of work...

Liverpool FC Foundation Military Veterans Programme - Barracks To Bootroom

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Liverpool FC was the first Premier League Club to sign the Armed Forces Covenant in 2014. Steve Hollis leads the Military Veterans Football Programme, which is part of the Liverpool FC Foundation. Steve tells us how he and the Club believe that they are creating positive and sustainable changes to many Veterans lives...