Help for Heroes supports those who have suffered injury or illness while serving or as a result of service with or alongside the Armed Forces, and their loved ones.
Each person who comes to Help for Heroes has their own individual recovery journey. The Charity offers tailored, flexible support for Service Personnel, Veterans and their families.
Welfare and Financial Support
- Help and advice with housing, benefits, war pensions and Armed Forces compensation payments, budgeting and debt management.
- Financial grants - for employment opportunities, housing adaptations, sports and wellbeing activities, and equipment.
- Advice and support to those with the most serious traumatic injuries and the NHS professionals working with them
- A national psychologist wellbeing service called Hidden Wounds, aiming to give you the tools and skills to cope with anxiety, anger, and depression. Support can be accessed by Skype, phone, or face to face.
- A variety of educational courses and blogs and videos available to help you manage your mental health.
- Activities in the community to help with mental and physical wellbeing, camaraderie and teamwork, both indoors and outside, and support to help you access those activities.
- A variety of adapted recreational and competitive sports, for all abilities, to encourage active, healthy, and independent lifestyles.
- Our Career Recovery Service offers access to courses, qualifications, work experience, networking, training and volunteering to help you navigate your way through Civvy Street.
- We offer lots of courses to help you find your way and discover what might be next for you, and to get job ready and take your next steps.
- Help for Heroes has fellowship networks for you and your loved ones. These provide mutual support, activities and opportunities to meet others with shared experiences. The groups are safe, non-judgemental and provide a gateway into wider Help for Heroes support.