WE FIGHT EVERY DAY TO PROVIDE
FAST ACCESS FOR VETERAN FAMILIES INTO MENTAL HEALTHCARE
VETERAN FAMILIES ARE PROUD MEMBERS OF
Welcome to Veteran Families Crisis Support Service. More than 95% of Veteran Families requesting counselling are seen within two weeks.
Veteran Families goal is to use early intervention and the power of community to improve the mental health of veteran families across the North East.
The hope is that we can provide fast access into our support network, providing both peer support and professional services.
This in return this will lead to families living a more productive, healthier, happier lives and reduce the number of self-harm incidents and suicides in military families community.
Starts with a coffee and a chat with one of the Families Support Officers, all are Ex Forces or Wives of Ex Forces, so they understand where your coming from.
On the phone or in person at the at one of our drop-in centres, to find the best solution to your problems or if its mental health referral into our counselling and addiction support services.
There are no time limits on the support we offer, we work with you until we find a solution to your problems or your feeling ready to move on
Cheryl has worked as a veteran support officer for the past 5 years. She is a veteran and married to a veteran and is dedicated to providing support to the veteran community.
Denise served 12 years in an infantry battalion as a clerk and also worked in the pay office and was in charge of discipline. She is married to a veteran and is passionate about supporting other veteran families.
SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED SOMEONE WHO UNDERSTANDS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LEAVE THE ARMED FORCES
"You guys are amazing! To know that help is there is massive.Even in my darkest time you make me want to be more!"
"You have been a great support during our chatting and I feel ready to move on with my life now. I'll keep your number but hopefully I won't need it"
"It really has made me man enough to know that help is not a weakness but a place to gather strength"