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Veterans Scotland Useful information Booklet and Contact List

 

Veterans Scotland have produced an information booklet which brings together a range of information that can be of assistance to both the wider veteran community and also those who are supporting them.  Please note that the information was correct at the time of production, however some changes may occur to names and points of contact which are beyond our control: (A Link to Booklet is Here)

 

Veterans Scotland Leaflet  

We have produced a useful contacts leaflet which provides you with some of the key contact details if you are a veteran in need of support or are assisting a veterans seeking support.

 

Many statutory organisations have dedicated Armed Forces & Veterans Champions who ensure the aims of the Covenant are met. 

 

Poppyscotland - Northern Pathways Guide 

A Guide to Services for the Armed Forces Community in the North of Scotland.

 

Civilian Life in the Scottish Borders  

The Scottish Borders Council have recently re-issued their guide "Civilian Life in the Scottish Borders" which aims to support veterans and thier families who already live within the Scottish Borders or are looking to settle within the area.  It looks to give information and advice on a number of areas which may be of interest to the veterans community.  The link below will take you to a PDF verion of the document, however copies are avaiolable from the Borders Council on request.  

(Click here to view the document) 

 

 

Veterans First

A guide for people leaving the Armed Forces in Perth and Kinross.  This has been produced in partnership between Perth & Kinross Council and the local SSAFA branch.  It looks to deliver information about what is available to support our Armed Forces veterans in Perth & Kinross.  If you wish to view the booklet please click on the link below:

 

 

ARMED SERVICES ADVICE PROJECT (ASAP)

The Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) has been created to be the focal point for the Armed Forces Community in Scotland for access to advice, information and support.

ASAP is provided by the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureau Service, a highly trusted network with decades of experience delivering a free, independent, confidential and impartial advice service to the general public.

Got a problem? Serving, ex-Service, regular, reserve or a dependant: ASAP can help.

Call us on 0808 800 1007 and talk to one of our trained advisers. Or visit your local CAB.

 

Shown below are links to external websites:

National Debt Help

Use My Money Steps to get free online debt help

Benefits and Financial Support

Government Guide to Benefits, Tax Credits and Other Support 

A number of veterans are unaware of the various benefits and other support that they may be eligable for and as such the link below will offer advice and guidance.

Business Gateway

For those who are looking to become self employed Business Gateway have a range of information on starting up your business, funding of your business and growth of your business.

 

 

 

Resources and Links
Veterans UK
 
 
 
NHS Inform
Providing a co-ordinated approach and a single source of quality assured health information for the public in Scotland.
 
 
 
  
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 Third Sector Support
 
 
 

 

 
  
 
 

 
 
Armed Forces and Veterans Champions

Local Authority Armed Forces & Veterans Champions

Every Local Authority in Scotland has nominated a Champion from among the elected members to act as Veterans Champions.

Local Authority Champions click here