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Military and Veteran Families Support in the North East

Military and Veteran Families

At our organisation, we believe that the families of our veterans deserve just as much support as our brave soldiers themselves. We understand the unique challenges and sacrifices that military families make, and we are committed to providing them with the resources and assistance they need to thrive.

In this comprehensive guide, we will cover everything you need to know about supporting the families of veterans. From financial assistance to emotional support, we’ve got you covered. Staff at the Recovery College are here to help.

Financial Support

One of the most significant challenges that military families face is financial stability. Many military and veteran spouses struggle to find work due to frequent moves, and families may face unexpected expenses due to deployments or injuries. Fortunately, there are many resources available to provide financial assistance to military and veteran families. Citizens advise services and charities like SSAFA and the Royal British Legion can help, we also have a team at the Recovery College.

Emotional Support

Military and veteran families also face unique emotional challenges. Deployments and frequent moves can be stressful and isolating, and families may struggle with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. It’s essential to provide emotional support to military and veteran families to help them cope with these challenges.

The North East Veteran Recovery College has counselling services for Military and veteran families, and there are also many nonprofit organisations that provide mental health resources and support groups. So if we can not help you, we will know someone who can there are excellent resources for military and veteran families, offering free counselling, support groups, and online resources.

Community Support

Community support is crucial for military and veteran families, especially those who may be far away from their families and friends or new to an area. Local support groups and organisations can provide a sense of community and connection to military and Veteran families, as well as practical assistance and resources. We have veteran family groups and groups with the local community so you can make new friends in your local area.

We also have lots of outdoor therapy and groups too, for all the family and weekend away camping

Education and Career Support

Military spouses and Veteran wives often face challenges in pursuing their education and career goals due to frequent moves and other challenges. However, there are many resources available to help military and veteran spouses, girlfriends, and boyfriends achieve their educational and career aspirations.

The North East Veteran Recovery College Employment Partnerships connects military and veteran spouses with employers who are committed to hiring and supporting people from the military community.


At the North East Veteran Recovery College, we are committed to providing comprehensive support to the families of our military and veteran community. From financial assistance to emotional support, and community resources to education and career support, we believe that military and Veteran families deserve the very best.

We hope that this guide has been helpful to you in understanding the resources and support available to military and veteran families. If you are a military family or veteran family in need of assistance, please reach out to one of the organisations mentioned in this guide or contact the support team at the Veteran Recovery College on 0191 308 4030. Together, we can provide the support and resources our military and veteran families need to thrive.

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