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Following on from the success of the first drop-in, we are holding another on the 19th April from 12.00 – 18.00.

  • We have invited other relevant organisations to join us and are delighted that Help for Heroes, Alabaré, Age Cymru Dyfed will be there, along with we hope others as they confirm nearer the time.
  • Michelle will be available for assistance with your medical needs, seeking appointments, signposting or just to meet and chat over tea and biscuits about how we can improve primary care services for ex-military personnel and their families.





  • Aberystwyth Veterans and Families Groups
    Neil Davies (Age Cymru Dyfed), Wayne Hurley (Adferiad) and Kelvin Jones organise and run Aberystwyth Veterans and Families Groups. A breakfast is held at Penparcau Hwb on the first Saturday of the month and weekly social group held in the community room in Tesco Superstore, Park Avenue every Wednesday between 5-7pm. Everyone is welcome.
  • Adferiad
    The CYP Sanctuary is an out of hours service that provides mental health advice and guidance to the young people of Ceredigion, in a supportive environment in the centre of Aberystwyth.
  • Advocacy West Wales
    Provides a range of Independent Advocacy Services - a voice when you need it most.
  • Age Cymru Dyfed Veterans
    Provides practical support to older veterans throughout Dyfed including access to the range of welfare services delivered by the charity but also, where appropriate, connecting to other charities and agencies who can assist older veterans.
  • Alabaré
    Provides a pathway of support for homeless Veterans that considers health, finances and employment. Homelessness is someone who lacks a secure place to live, or not responsibly be able to stay.
  • Blesma, The Limbless Veterans
    Supports limbless veterans in the UK for the duration of their lives.
  • Blind Veterans UK
    Helps vision-impaired ex-Servicemen and women to rebuild their lives after sight loss. They provide rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to veterans regardless of how or when they lost their sight.
  • Change Step
    A veteran support program in Wales that aims to help veterans and their families tackle serious stress and mental health-related challenges.
  • Combat Stress
    Provides clinical treatment and support for veterans from the British Armed Forces, with a focus on those with complex mental health issues.
  • The Family Foundation
    Provides targeted education to support Veterans and Armed Forces Families.
  • Fighting with Pride
    Supports the health and wellbeing of LGBT+Veterans, service personnel and their families – in particular those most impacted by the ban on LGBT+ personnel serving in the Armed Forces prior to January 2000.
  • Help for Heroes
    Their mission is to ensure that everyone in the UK Armed Forces community lives well after service.
  • The Poppy Factory
    The Poppy Factory’s employment consultants are based regionally throughout England and Wales, offering regular one-to-one contact with Veterans and their families. They help with CV writing, job search, support with training, exploring new opportunities, interview preparation, overcoming barriers and in-work support.
  • Royal British Legion
    Provides financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
  • SSAFA 
    Provides practical, financial and emotional support for service personnel, veterans and their families.
  • SSCE Cymru
    Works with schools, children and young people, local authorities, Welsh Government, education professionals, Armed Forces families and support organisations to gather their views and experiences, build networks across Wales and raise awareness and understanding of the experiences of children of Armed Forces personnel. 
  • The VC Gallery
    Helps service veterans and those in the wider community by getting them engaged in a variety of art projects.
  • Veteran Card
    A way to prove that you served in the UK armed forces. The card can make it quicker and easier to apply for support as a veteran. It’s free to apply.
  • Veterans’ Gateway
    A 24/7 first point of contact for help across housing, mental wellbeing, finances and more, by phone, chat, text and email. They can also refer you directly to their Referral Partners.
  • Veterans Legal Link (VLL)
    An Aberystwyth based organisation supporting UK Military Veterans and their families across Wales. It offers free legal advice and support, as well as signposting to peer mentors, mental health support and specialist advice services.
  • Veterans NHS Wales
    A self-referral specialist, priority service for individuals experiencing mental health difficulties related to their military service. They offer talking therapy and psychological therapy outdoors to all Veterans regardless of role within the armed forces not limited to combat roles.
  • Veterans UK
    Provides compensation, pension and welfare support to serving personnel and veterans and facilitate access to appropriate support from other government departments, local authorities, independent bodies and the charity sector.
  • West Wales Veterans Mental Health Forum
    Members include Veterans, Veteran champions, third sector organisations, local authority representatives including regional armed forces liaison officers, representatives from statutory services, as well as regional and national Veteran- specific organisations and charities.
  • Woody’s Lodge
    Each year, their support for Veterans helps thousands of deserving ex-service personnel and families across Wales with form filling, medical referrals, benefit applications & appeals, & much more.



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