We put veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the advice and support they need.

The Veterans’ Gateway service is the first point of contact for all Tri-Service veterans, and their families. Its expert content covers welfare areas: housing, employment, finances, living independently, mental wellbeing, families and communities, and physical health.

Its unique support (both in the UK and abroad) is funded by the Armed Forces Covenant. And supported by charities and organisations and individuals, including the the National Health Service (NHS), the Government of the United Kingdom (GOV.UK) and the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

How does Veterans’ Gateway offer support?

The Veterans’ Gateway offer is enabled by a consortium of Armed Forces charities, and organisations, including:


To ensure we offer support at all levels, we collaborate with key referral partners, Information organisations  and Local support.

We always welcome applications to support our service. If you would like to become a Veterans Gateway supporter please apply.

Get support from our helpline team

Use phone, chat, email and text to speak to our helpline team. They are always available 24/7, and happy to assist with your enquiry.

Our number is Freephone in the UK. If you are contacting us from overseas we suggest you select the Live Chat option, to avoid any costs.

Using our website for support

You can use our Self Help service to find information yourself.

This includes advice from a range of organisations covering issues from employment, finances and housing, to independent living, mental wellbeing, physical health, and families and communities.

Keep up to date

Follow the latest Armed Forces community developments, and Veterans’ Gateway updates, via our News and Bulletins pages.

And connect with us on social media on Facebook and Twitter.