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Forward Assist

About us: 

Forward Assist is an award winning charity (Centre for Social Justice Awards 2015) and full member of COBSEO (Confederation of British Service Charities)

For some veterans a return to civilian life can be a joyous experience for both them and their families. However, in some cases it can be an experience fraught with transitional difficulties that are multiple and complex in nature and include self isolation, mental & physical health problems,unemployment and relationship breakdown.

We aim to provide an environment where veterans can feel physically and psychologically safe and where they can access opportunities through a 'One Stop' Cafe and access to specialist employment support and participation in meaningful and challenging activities. 

Forward Assist Veteran Support Services bridge the 'Soldier to Citizen' gap by providing one to one support, peer led group support, and meaningful activities that benefit the wider community and improve participants’ mental and physical health

Contact Person: 
Jean Tams
Email Address: 
Forward Assist
John Willie Sams centre
Newcastle upon tyne
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Regular Activities run by Forward Assist

Veteran Drop-In

Forward Assist has specialist expertise in working with unemployed veterans and those... Read more

  1. Tuesdays

10.00 - 12.00
Every week
NOT bank holidays

Cook 2 Give Lunch

Every week Forward Assist hold a social lunch for veterans and the local community.... Read more

  1. Tuesdays

12.00 onwards
Every week
NOT bank holidays

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Forward Assist's Services

Forward Assist Services

Forward Assist is a North East based award-winning charity that promotes post-traumatic growth for military combat veterans and those experiencing difficulty adjusting to civilian life.

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