Referral Partners

Veterans’ Gateway is made up of a consortium of organisations and Armed Forces charities, working together to deliver a service to help the Armed Forces community.

Alabaré logo

Alabaré is a charity that supports vulnerable, homeless and marginalised people. We help them to transform their lives by providing accommodation and other opportunities. This includes helping residents to gain the skills and confidence to lead a fulfilled life.

ASAP logoThe Armed Service Advice Project provides information, advice and support to the Armed Forces community in Scotland.


Blesma, The Limbless Veterans charity is dedicated to assisting serving and ex-Service men and women, who have suffered life-changing limb loss, use of a limb or loss of sight.

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Blind Veterans UK is the national charity for ex-Service men and women with severe sight loss.

Care After Combat logo

Care after Combat is a UK based charity providing support within the Criminal Justice System for the well-being of former British Armed Forces personnel and their families.

Career Transition Partnership logo

The Career Transition Partnership provides resettlement services for those leaving the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Marines. Regardless of time served, all members of the Armed Forces can benefit from CTP support when leaving Service. 

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. We provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service.

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The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) supports veterans and their families when they need help during times of physical or mental ill health. Our practical and emotional support ensures that no family goes through the worry of illness or injury alone.

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Erskine helps honour the ones who didn’t come home by helping care for the ones who did. Proud to have served the ex-Service community since 1916, the charity has now cared for over 85,000 veterans.

Family Fund logo

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.

Forces Children Scotland

Forces Children Scotland, Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity, has been providing support to Armed Forces children and their families for over 200 years. It is the only charity in Scotland dedicated solely to doing so.

Forces Employment Charity

Forces Employment Charity provides life-long, life changing support, jobs and training opportunities to veterans, service leavers, reservists and their families irrespective of circumstances, rank, length of service, or reason for leaving.

Haig Housing Trust

Haig Housing Trust is the UK’s largest charity providing housing to veterans in need.

Help for Heroes, provides life-changing support to veterans, their families and those who served alongside the UK Armed Forces.  It doesn’t matter where, when or for how long someone served.

Launchpad logo

Launchpad is a charity that provides accommodation and targeted support, with the assistance of specialist providers. This helps homeless veterans stabilise their lives, and make a successful transition to civilian life. We have houses in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and Liverpool.

Legion Scotland Logo

Legion Scotland (Royal British Legion Scotland) is a charity that stands for and provides support to Scotland’s veterans and their families.

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Mission Motorsport, The Forces’ Motorsport Charity, provides opportunities in motorsport to those in need from the Service and Veterans’ communities, and is the official provider of disabled and adaptive motorsport to Defence.

Naval Children's Charity logo

The Naval Children’s Charity is a benevolent charity providing grants for children from both serving and veteran naval families.

Officers’ Association Scotland is a charity providing life-changing support to former officers living in Scotland and their dependents.

Poppy Factory logo

Poppy Factory is the country’s leading employment charity for veterans with health conditions or disabilities.

Poppyscotland logo

Poppyscotland is a charity providing life-changing support to the Armed Forces Community in Scotland.

Royal Air Force Association logo

When one of the RAF family needs a friend, they turn to us. That’s because we can be there on the doorstep, in person, to help sort out the problem and share the load. When times are tough, nothing beats friendly, face-to-face support from someone who really cares.

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund logo

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the Royal Air Force’s leading welfare charity, providing financial, practical and emotional support to all members of the RAF family. In 2020, we spent £26M on welfare delivery, supporting the RAF family.

The Royal British Legion provides life-long support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces and their families.


Royal British Legion Industries is a charity that provides employment, support, housing and care to the British Armed Forces Community.

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Supporting service leavers, veterans, military spouses and the wider Armed Forces Community into employment.

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Providing peer support to those who are supporting British service personnel and veterans who are living with a physical injury or mental illness.

RMA – The Royal Marines Charity logo

RMA – The Royal Marines Charity exists to provide through life charitable support for Royal Marines, their families, veterans and cadets and offer a range of services to both those serving and veterans.

Royal Naval Benevolent Trust logo

The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust provides financial assistance and support to Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their families in times of need.

 The Royal Navy Officers’ Charity (RNOC) provides information and financial benevolence to both serving and retired Officers of the Naval Service (RN, RM and QARNNS), Officers and former Officers on the reserve lists together with their spouses and dependants who are in need of financial support.

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Seafarers’ Advice and Information Line (SAIL) provides free and confidential advice to Royal Navy and Royal Marines veterans, their families and carers.

Sight Scotland Veterans

Sight Scotland Veterans, formerly known as Scottish War Blinded, provides free support to ex-servicemen and women affected by sight loss in Scotland.

Scottish Veterans Residences logo

Scottish Veterans Residences is Scotland’s oldest military charity, established in 1910. It provides accommodation and support to ex-servicemen and women who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, isolated or in need. There are three Scottish Veterans Residences, all with en-suite facilities, in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow.

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SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of practical, emotional, and financial support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need.

STOLL logo

Stoll is the leading provider of supported housing for Veterans. Our work enables vulnerable and disabled Veterans in need of support to live fulfilling, independent lives.

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Tax Help for Older People provides free, independent, expert help and advice for older people on lower incomes who cannot afford to pay for professional tax advice.

Veterans Housing Scotland logo

Veterans Housing Scotland houses disabled veterans in Scotland.

Veterans UK logo

Provides support, guidance and information to veterans and their families via a national network of welfare managers across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Services include Veterans UK, Veterans Welfare Service (VWS), Defence Transition Services (DTS), and Ilford Park Polish Home.

Walking With the Wounded Logo

Walking With the Wounded supports veterans with physical, mental or social injuries on their journey to reintegrate back into society, regain their independence and secure sustainable employment.

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Our programme enables individuals to manage their emotions and to develop the resilience, focus and motivation to succeed in today’s world.

X Forces logo

X-Forces Enterprise is a Social Enterprise (CIC) that nurtures entrepreneurial ambition and enterprise skills specifically for the military community.