Welfare Resources

If you’d like more information about the support available to you, here is a list of links and resources that might be able to help.

 

For veterans

Veterans UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-changes-to-veterans-uk-services

Veterans Welfare Service: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/veterans-welfare-service

Defence transition service: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-for-service-leavers-and-their-families

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/increased-dwp-support-for-veterans

 

Benefits and income support advice

Self-employed income support scheme: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme

Universal Credit – claiming benefits: https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Age UK: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Citizens Advice: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/resources-and-tools/search-navigation-tools/Search/?q=legal+advice&c=SERP-PUBLIC

This is the link for Touchbase: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/touchbase-dwp-news-about-work-working-age-benefits-and-services

 

Domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/domestic-abuse-how-to-get-helphttps://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/getting-help-for-domestic-violence/

 

Bereavement support

https://nationalbereavementalliance.org.uk/covid-19/

 

Regional

Wales:

https://gov.wales/armed-forces-and-veterans

Scotland:

http://www.veteransscotland.co.uk/resources.html

https://www.mygov.scot/veterans-charities/