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Veterans’ Gateway provides support for mental health and employment

At Veterans' Gateway, we know that combat situations, combined with the difficulties of returning to civilian life can lead to a range of mental health issues, from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder...


Free Defence Privilege Card offers online and high street discounts to veterans

Veterans' Gateway has partnered with The Defence Discount Service (DDS) to offer free discount cards to eligible members of the Armed Forces community. Clients could save £100's if not £1000's each...


Free travel for veterans in London

Eligible veterans can use London’s travel system for free by using a Veterans Oyster photocard. The photocard can be used on bus, Tube, tram, London Overground, TFL Rail, and most National Rail...


Get your finances squared away with the help of Veterans’ Gateway

At Veterans' Gateway we receive many calls about a wide range of financial issues, from debt advice to compensation, so here are some top tips including contact details for our partners, guidelines...


Could you have an unclaimed Service pension?

If you served after April 1975, you could have a preserved pension. AFPS 75 pensions earned before April 2005 are payable when you are 60 years old, but you won't receive it automatically - you have...


Veterans to keep military ID, easing their access to services

Service personnel leaving the Armed Forces are now able to keep their military ID, known as the MOD form 90, and use it in their civilian life, Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood...


Are you a carer and do you need the right information now?

In the UK over 1.3 million people provide over 50 hours of care per week. And those caring for veterans may face additional difficulties, due to life-changing injuries that make day-to-day living...


Battle Back Centre Veterans' Courses 2019/20

The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre has developed a new five-day residential course for veterans. The course is specifically focused on the needs of veterans, but will have many of the...


Veterans to receive cyber security training in new MOD scheme

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) and not-for-profit TechVets have launched a training programme to train the next generation of cyber warriors and technology experts. The cyber security and technology...


New research study with Help for Heroes works with Armed Forces family members to promote mental wellbeing

Worried about the mental health of a veteran, or serving member of the Armed Forces who is close to you? Help for Heroes, and the King's Centre for Military Health Research (HALO), are inviting the...