Help is available for veterans in the criminal justice system. Several organisations enable offenders and ex-offenders through social support and employment opportunities.
This support enables veterans to become productive and confident individuals. And ensures they can provide for both themselves and their families.
Care after Combat
Care after Combat is a UK based charity providing support (England and Wales) within the Criminal Justice System for the well-being of former British Armed Forces personnel and their Families. Care after Combat provides services including: Mentorship programe of support; Group meetings in prison; Remote support service; Telephone helpline; Raising awareness through training and connection to other services. Information, advice and support is available through the helpline.
Find out more at Care after Combat.
Royal British Legion Industries
Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) delivers the LifeWorks course, working with veterans to help them identify and access meaningful and sustainable employment. This includes ex-offenders who want to train and find new opportunities.
Find out more at LifeWorks website.
Walking with the Wounded
Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) is a national charity that identifies and supports veterans caught up in a cycle of anti-social and criminal activity through Project Nova.
In partnership with the RFEA, Project Nova provides early intervention support to prevent re-offending, changing offender behaviour and supporting veterans into sustainable employment and independence.
Find out more at WWTW.