Category Archives: Vulnerable Veterans

Focus Group at AAFDI

Great #AAFDI this evening with @CllrVosper (Armed Forces Covenant Champion) Lucy from @SimpleIsntIt and Laura from the Vine Centre & @PoppyLegion working as a Focus Group for the new #VeteransHubs Guide in Aldershot. Thank you ladies 😀 Advertisements

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Veterans Holiday in the Loire Valley

Do you know an Armed Forces Veteran who would benefit from a holiday in France? If so check out check out www.laconfianceatchampdoeuf.net where Chris, the owner, is offering a free break for veterans if their partner or supporter pays for themselves. … Continue reading

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Veterans Support Association

The SMPL team are woking on the Veterans Hubs project trying to bring together Veterans needs and services supporting them across Kent, E Sussex, W Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey. And we get to visit some interesting and unusual events….. Just … Continue reading

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What is an NHS Health Check?

If you’re aged 40-74 with no pre-existing conditions you can have an NHS Health Check. Think of it as a free midlife MOT to check that your important circulatory and vascular systems are healthy. You’ll be asked some easy questions … Continue reading

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Change of Location for SAFDI this week.

We have changed the location of the Surrey Armed Forces Drop In (SAFDI) this week due to a clash of events. On Thursday 22nd February 2018 we will be meeting Veterans at the Woking Railway Athletic Club (also known as … Continue reading

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Illumination 12 – Carl Rosier Jones — Harriet Williamson

“PTSD sufferers are normally strong-willed individuals who would never want to show any weakness. This is why military and front line emergency services professionals try to hide or ignore it for fear of ruining careers.” via Illumination 12 – Carl Rosier … Continue reading

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SAFDI Meets this Thursday

Please share widely: SAFDI Meets this Thursday 17th Aug at Woking FC 1000-1300. Everyone is welcome and it’s free and fun. SAFDI supports our armed forces veterans.  Our “guest” speaker is John Keegan OBE. Remember that anyone who has served … Continue reading

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Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in (May)

Good News, its almost time (25th May) for the Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in held at Woking Football Club. Come in between 1000-1300 and see us. This months guest speaker is the top blogger Soldier to Civvi. It’s all free – … Continue reading

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Vulnerable Veterans – march on…

The Vulnerable Veterans Project helps British armed forces veterans, reserves and their families who come into contact with the criminal justice system or become homeless.   Vulnerable Veterans – Halting the Revolving Door. Moves into Phase 2.  On the first of … Continue reading

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What does it take to save a veteran?

Servicemen and women, our reserves and their families are, like the rest of us wanting to live their lives in peace and in a setting they have chosen. Of course most of us make compromises due to our age, health … Continue reading

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