Useful links

Support for veterans

The Veterans Gateway

Open 24/7

The first point of contact for veterans seeking support. The Veterans Gateway put veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support they need – from healthcare and housing to employability, living independently, mental wellbeing, physical health, finances, personal relationships and more.

SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity

SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity, supports veterans through financial assistance for a variety of needs. They offer support for homeless veterans or those at risk of becoming homeless. To see what assistance they can provide, contact SSAFA at:

  • Telephone: 0800 731 4880
  • Email:
  • Website: SSAFA

Royal British Legion

Support for serving and ex-serving personnel all year round, every day of the week.

Their support starts after one day of service and continues through life, long after service is over.

Trafford Council

If you require support or information for housing, health or education in the Trafford area, please contact the Armed Forces Lead Sue Wright via

COVID assistance

If you live in Greater Manchester and require help during the Covid epidemic please contact one of the numbers below for the area you live in.