Unforgotten Forces project referrals

If you are an older veteran over the age of 65 and are seeking support, or you wish to refer an older veteran for support, please use the details and links below to contact the partners in the Unforgotten Forces programme.

Action for Hearing Loss Scotland (Hearing Forces)

Email: hearing.forces@hearingloss.org.uk
Call: 0141 341 5330 or 07388 227407

Age Scotland

Call: 0800 12 44 222
Contact us through our online enquiry form.

Armed Services Advice Project – Citizens’ Advice Bureaux

Email: asap@cas.org.uk
Call: 0808 800 1007
To find your regional contact please click here.

Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS)

Bob Reid

Area Manager Scotland

Email: rreid@dmws.org.uk
Call: 07721 127780


Contact: Debs Dickson

Erskine Reid Macewen Activity Centre Manager

Call: 0141 814 4535
Email: debra.dickson@erskine.org.uk


Contact David Gibson on 07708 299399 with a follow up e mail to: info@fares4free.org

ILM Highland

Call: 01349 884774
Email: handyperson@ilmhighland.co.uk

Legion Scotland

Call 0131 550 1560 or click here to complete an online form.


Call: 0131 668 8066
Email: info@luminatescotland.org

Or visit: www.luminatescotland.org

Music in Hospitals & Care

Call: 0131 556 5848
Email: playitagainsav@mihc.org.uk

Poppyscotland – Break Away Service

Call: 0131 550 1589
Email: breakaway@poppyscotland.org.uk

Royal Air Forces Association

Call: 0131 225 5221
Email: scotlandandoverseaswelfare@rafa.org.uk

Click here to download a referral form

SSAFA – the Armed Forces charity

Call Forcesline 0800 731 4880 or click here to complete an online form.
Or visit: www.ssafa.org.uk

Scottish War Blinded

Call 0800 035 6409 or click here to complete an online form.


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