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Help In Norfolk

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.  The details are on the Government’s website at .

The County and District & Borough Councils in Norfolk have all signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant, as have the NHS, Department of Work and Pensions and many other organisations that support our public life.  The details of Norfolk’s commitment are on the Norfolk County Council website at .

Norfolk County Council also administers the Norfolk Assistance Scheme, available to any Norfolk resident who is experiencing financial difficulties.

Main National Points of Contact

Veterans UK 

The Ministry of Defence’s department responsible for veterans 

Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees 

The Eastern Region Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee can help resolve issues with government sponsored agencies, such as Veterans UK (Veterans Welfare Service, Pensions and Compensations Claims) and the Office of Veterans Affairs, and provide direct contact with the Government’s Independent Veterans Advisor (IVA) or the Minister for Defence People and Veterans.   Each county in the region has representatives on the committee and they can be contacted by emailing the following address: 

The Veterans Gateway 

The Government’s point of contact for people who wish to register with the Service charity sector so that they can get help or get help for someone who needs it 

Norfolk’s Contact Points

Norfolk – The Royal British Legion 

Helps deliver welfare services in Norfolk and also leads membership and fundraising activities for the Legion’s branches and clubs throughout Norfolk 

SSAFA Norfolk 

The Norfolk Branch of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity 

The Bridge for Heroes

A single point of contact for the HM Armed forces Community: serving, veterans and their families

1914-present day… the need is as great now as it was then

Veterans Norfolk brings together all Norfolk’s Service Charities and, in conjunction with the County and District Councils, works to look after the welfare and well-being of Norfolk’s Armed Forces and Veterans community. If you know of someone who needs help, get in touch. 

General the Lord Dannatt, President of Veterans Norfolk

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