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Veterans First Point Conference Report
A copy of the 2nd Annual Veterans Fist Point Conference report is now available.
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5th October – Walking With The Wounded, the RFEA and Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) proudly present the Veterans’ Transitional Event.
The aim of the event is to provide ex-servicemen and women with access to job opportunities, work experience, training and volunteering.
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Veterans' Health & Wellbeing in Scotland - Are We Getting it Right?
A short 'think piece' by the Veterans Commissioner on key health issues for the veterans community. No recommendations contained but early conclusions on key issues.
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BRAVEHOUNDS ARE TOP DOGS IN NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS
Scottish charity wins major award for life-changing and emotive work with veterans
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Forces in Mind Trust launches the Transition Mapping Study 2017: Continue to Work Report
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), established to help ex-Service men and women, and their families, make a successful transition back to civilian life, today [25th July 2017] launched its Continue to Work report by Kantar Futures, at the Royal Air Force Club, London
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SSAFA – Our Pledge to our Armed Forces, Veterans and their Families 2017-2022
We are immensely proud that, in 2016 alone, we assisted more than 67,000 individuals in many different ways, but always to alleviate suffering and hardship. It is imperative that we balance the needs of our beneficiaries alongside a structured plan which ensures that the charity maintains financial sustainability in what is likely to be a challenging climate up to 2022 and beyond.
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Mental health strategy at major international veterans conference
Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood launches innovative mental health strategy at major international veterans conference
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FiMT and LGA release second edition of ‘Our Community – Our Covenant’ report
The second edition of the ‘Our Community – Our Covenant’ report was released today (26 June), commissioned by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) working in partnership with the Local Government Association (LGA) to identify further ways to improve the local delivery of the Government’s Armed Forces Covenant.
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FiMT and DSC release “Focus On: Armed Forces Charities’ Mental Health Provision” report
Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and the Directory of Social Change (DSC) today (20 June) release the report Focus On: Armed Forces Charities’ Mental Health Provision which, for the first time, provides an account of the range and diversity of mental health support from UK Armed Forces charities.
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INFORMING SCOTLAND - VETERANS SCOTLAND TO RECEIVE £75,000 TO DELIVER GATHERINGS
Veterans Scotland is delighted to announce that it is to receive a total of £75,000 from the Forces in Mind Trust, over the next three years, in order to engage with decision makers in statutory and third sector organisations across Scotland and inform them about those preparing to leave the Armed Forces and the ex-Service community and to encourage them to ensure that they are equipped to meet their obligations to the Armed Forces Covenant.
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Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report published
The fifth Armed Forces Covenant annual report has been presented to parliament today, showing good progress on providing support for the Armed Forces Community.
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