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Information for veterans

Other organisations that can help

With over 50 veterans' organisations in Scotland alone, it can be difficult to find just the right person to help with a problem and regardless of how long you have served, or how long you have been "out", problems can arise.

These organisations can help:

  • V1P - Veterans First Point is a one-stop-shop for veterans and their families. It has been developed by veterans for veterans and is staffed by an alliance of clinicians and veterans. Their services are free at the point of access and provided as part of the NHS. The South Lanarkshire access point is LAMH Charity Shop, 17-19 Cadzow Street, Hamilton ML3 6EE on Tuesdays 12-3pm
  • Veterans Scotland
  • The Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) is working in Lanarkshire to provide advice and support to anyone who either has or is serving in the Armed Forces, Regular or Reserve, and their dependents. It is run by the Citizens' Advice Bureau and is funded by the Scottish Veterans Fund
  • Scottish Veterans Fund- 0800 169 2277
  • Veterans Welfare Service - 0800 169 2277
  • West of Scotland Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee - 0800 169 2277
  • Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) provides practical and emotional support and help to organise and fund home adaptations and special equipment - 01698 371884/0845 1300975
  • Veterans UK

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