Welcome

We recognise that for many Veterans and their families, aspects of life after leaving the Services can be challenging.  With over 50 Veterans’ organisations in Scotland alone, we understand that it can be frustrating to find just the right person to help with a problem.  

For those who work in Veterans support organisations, please check out the Resources tab; there may be something useful for you there and because we are not perfect, there may be some resources and organisations that we have missed. 

Because when Veterans work together, they make life better for Veterans.

 


 What are you looking for

Information, Advice and Guidance is available on a range of subjects via the links to Veterans-Assist pages below.

Employment Finance Housing Health Comradeship

 

What We Do

We aim to enhance the welfare of the veterans community in Scotland by acting as the prime vehicle for: joint working between its member charities; for the dissemination of information to its members and the coordination of joint approaches to UK; Scottish Government; Local Authorities and other organisations whose business is of benefit to veterans.

The links above will take you to some areas of Information and Advice that may be of assistance.

Further information, assistance and guidance on a range of subjects affecting the veterans community is available on the Veterans Assist Scotland site

Here's what you need to know about Veterans Scotland - Scotland's membership charity for the Armed Forces community.

View the recent Veterans Scotland Q & A video here

 

                                                                                                         
Veterans Scotland is a Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in Scotland, SC239808. Registered as a Charity in Scotland, Scottish Charity Number. SC033880.  Veterans Scotland is also an Executive member of The Confederation of Service Charities (Cobseo).    
         
Funded and supported by the Veterans Scotland Membership Organisations.

 

Information, Advice and Guidance

If you are looking for information, advice or guidance on a range of subjects, click on the relevant link below for information on organisations that will be able to assist you further.

Comradeship & Remembrance

Health and Wellbeing

Housing

Support & Employment

 

Veterans Scotland Updates

Annual Report and Accounts

A copy of the Veterans Scotland Annual Report and Accounts as at 31 March 2017 is available via the link here

 

Latest Newsletter

Read the latest issue of the VS Newsletter here

Past issues are also available here

News & Updates

Cobseo News 

The latest copy of the Cobseo News is available here>>>

FiMT

The Forces in Mind Trust have published a number of reports in relation to the wider veterans community copies of these reports are available here>>

Upcoming Events

North East Edinburgh Locality Physical Activity Alliance

The purpose of this event is to:

Map key assets in relation to physical activity for the North East Locality

Develop an integrated community partnership across services and organisations with responsibility for leadership, co-ordination and promotion of physical activity across the locality, integrated into the Locality Improvement Planning process.

Identify partners' aspirations and potential opportunities

Further information HERE

Armed Forces and veterans Advice

If you serve in the Armed Forces - or used to - this information is for you and your family. Find out about help you can get in the UK and abroad, including help with education and travel costs.