Housing Help for Armed Forces Veterans

The District Council is committed to providing housing support that reflects the needs of serving and former members of the armed forces. Links to the Council's Allocation Policy and our Armed Forces Community Covenant can be found below:

The following agencies may also be able to provide help and advice: 

Veterans Gateway can support ex-forces members with healthcare and housing issues, and also give advice about employability, finances, personal relationships and more. Veterans Gateway can be contacted through https://www.veteransgateway.org.uk/  

Veterans Housing Advice is a service which provides clear pathways for ex-Service personnel in housing need throughout the United Kingdom to move into permanent homes. It is provided in partnership with The Royal British Legion, Shelter and Connect Assist, its main aim is to make accessing the services of charities easier through a telephone helpline open seven days a week from 8am-8pm. 0808 801 0880. It can, for example, provide a housing intervention that negates the need to consider a rent bond or rent deposit.

Once We Were Soldiers is a locally based organisation which provides support for former serving members of the British Armed Forces.  The service is aimed towards homeless veterans, those facing homelessness and veterans that have fallen on hard times.  They can provide support for veterans who have served during ALL former conflicts. Once We Were Soldiers can be contacted through http://owwsoldiers.co.uk/contact-us/

SSAFA provide housing advice to people currently serving in the forces and ex services personnel and their families. SSAFA can be contacted through www.ssafa.org.uk

Last updated: Tue 21 March, 2023 @ 09:15