Category Archives: Vulnerable Veterans

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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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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Keeping vulnerable veterans out of prison

From the OPCC with thanks Veterans and ex-service personnel/Reservists make up to 7% of the prison population-but we don’t actually know the true picture. When they have to leave the wider family of the Armed Services; with its structured lifestyle … Continue reading

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Normalisation

This is a guest post by Em, or @DrEm_79 from Twitter – our various discussions on there made me realise she has a lot to say that is important and relevant for police officers responding to mental health crisis incidents. … Continue reading

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