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Leaving the Armed Forces

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Support for current and former Armed Forces personnel and Reservists in Tameside

 

Employment Support

Housing

Education

Health Services

Family Support

Benefits Advice

Money

Leisure

Support for Reservists

 

 

Employment Support

Find out how organisations in the area can help you with your job search, careers advice or support in becoming self employed.

Tameside MBC jobs  - Jobs with Tameside MBC and other Greater Manchester authorities including support for job seekers and volunteering opportunities.

Jobcentre Plus services for the armed forces and their familiesLink to External Website

Apprenticeships  - Information on apprenticeships with Tameside MBC.

Naval Families Federation Link to External Website - Assistance provided to help find work including details of enhanced access to Job Centre Plus for the Armed Forces Community.

Career transition Partnership Link to External Website - Service leavers of all ranks from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Marines can all benefit from resettlement support, career transition advice and training opportunities.

British Legion Link to External Website - Support for finding work, training courses and help with CV writing.

The Poppy Factory - The Poppy Factory help ex service personnel from the armed forces find jobs and employment in the UK.

Finding a job Link to External Website - GOV.UK Government Services information on searching for a job.

Self-employment

HM Revenue and Customs Link to External Website - Support for people considering becoming self employed.

Businesses and self-employed Link to External Website - GOV.UK Government Services information on starting up and running a business in the UK, including help if you're self employed or a sole trader.

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Education

Schools - Information on schools in the Tameside area including admissions and specialist learning and support.

Adult Education - Learning opportunities, advice and guidance for anyone wanting to begin or continue with learning across the Tameside area.

Tameside Adult and Community Education - courses in IT and other office related courses

Learn Direct Link to External Website- Information on Learndirect training courses available.

UCAS Link to External Website- Details of higher education courses in the UK.

Open University Link to External Website- Courses available with the Open University.

Troops to Teachers Link to External Website- Recruiting the very best former Service personnel (Service leavers) into teaching.

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Family Support

5 Way to Wellbeing - information on events and activities linked to a healthy lifestyle.

Tameside Families Information Service - how to find information about family services in Tameside.

Army Families federation - welfare support available to families when soldiers are away.

Naval Families Federation Link to External Website - provides contact details of external welfare agencies, who offer advice and support on a wide range of family issues.

Royal Air Force Families Federation Link to External Website - provides guidance and details of agencies available to you and your family.

The Royal navy Link to External Website - provides service personnel and their families with information and advice ranging from relationships to relocations and from education to professional welfare support.

SSAFA Link to External Website – lifelong support for armed forces and their families.

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Money

Armed forces pension Link to External Website - up to date details of service pension and compensation schemes managed by the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency.

Debt Advice Service - advice and help with dept.

Energy in the Home - advice on energy efficiency.

Money advice service Link to External Website- an independent advice service setup by government to help people make the most of their money.

Money and Tax Link to External Website - GOV.UK Government Services information on Money and Tax.

Army Dependants Trust Link to External Website - a charity which provides discretionary cash grants to dependants of soldiers who die in service, from whatever cause.

Citizens Advice Bureau - free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone including financial advice.

The Army Benevolent Fund Link to External Website – the Soldiers Charity gives lifetime support to serving and retired soldiers and their families.

The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust Link to External Website - the RNBT exists to serve men, women and their families by providing support at times of need, throughout their lives.

The Royal Air force Benevolent Fund Link to External Website - welfare charity for the RAF personnel and family.

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Housing

Housing Services - housing in Tameside.

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Health Services

Health and Wellbeing

NHS Choices Link to External Website - NHS Choices gives all the information you need to make choices about your health including finding a dentist, hospital and GP in your area.

MIND Link to External Website - mental Health Charity offering guidance and support.

 

Ministry of Defence (Army) Link to External Website - information on casualty care, mental healthcare and family healthcare.

Combat Stress Link to External Website - for veterans suffering mental ill-health caused by military service. 

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Benefits Advice

Benefits in Tameside

Benefits Entitlement Link to External Website - GOV.UK Government Services - information on what benefits you could get, how much you could get and how to claim.

Royal British legion Link to External Website

Citizens Advice Bureau

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Leisure

Tameside Sports Trust Link to External Website - details of leisure facilities, community organisations and clubs within Tameside.

Events Calendar - see what's going on across Tameside

Local organisations - directory of local voluntary groups, community-based organisations, clubs, veteran clubs and societies.

Tameside Museums and Galleries - a changing programme of free family events and exhibitions.

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Support for Reservists

SaBRE Link to External Website - supporting Britain's Reservists and Employers.

Combat Stress Link to External Website - treatment and support to both volunteer and Regular Reservists who are suffering from mental ill-health as a result of your Service career.

NHS Employing staff in the Reserve Forces - Information on employing reservist staff including legal responsibilities; value and benefits; what happens when reservists are mobilised and reinstated and details of financial and other support and guidance available.

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