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Age UK is Joining Forces with the MoD and SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, to help veterans born before 1950 and their families and carers.

Supporting older veterans to access the assistance they need

  • Are you a veteran?
  • Have you served one day or more in the British Armed Forces, Merchant Navy or done National Service?
  • Were you born before 1950?

The Joining Forces Veterans Project provides you with a range of activities and services to meet your needs right here in Sunderland. These include:

  • An Information and Advice service including support with benefits
  • An programme of activities created around your interests, not just promoting health and well-being but looking at support and social groups too
  • Befriending and bereavement support services

Click here to view the Joining Forces Poster

Click here to sign up to the Veterans email newsletter

For further information about the Joining Forces Project please contact:

Jacquie Hawthorne 
Information and Advice Officer
Age UK Sunderland
Bradbury Centre
Stockton Road
Sunderland
SR2 7AQ

Phone: 0191 514 1131 (only avaliable Monday to Thursday between 3.00pm to 4.00pm)

Email: enquiries@ageuksunderland.org.uk

Joining Forces Leaflet

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