Veterans’ Gateway – Helping to pave the way for Forces families leaving the Services

Leaving the Royal Air Force impacts both the family and Service leaver. The sooner you can think about your life on civvy street (housing, finances, employment, education, physical health and mental wellbeing) the better, and preferably plan early before leaving… More information

Sign up for the National Insurance credits for spouses or civil partners

As part of its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) introduced a new National Insurance credits initiative, in April 2016. Its aim is to support spouses or civil partners who have lost out on employment whilst accompanying their UK Armed Forces husband/wife/civil partner on an overseas posting… More information

The first point of contact for veterans seeking support

There are literally hundreds of charities and organisations out there that can help veterans, but where do you start to look to find out what’s available and even then, which one can help you? The Veterans’ Gateway has been set in place to be the first point of contact… More information

Veterans’ Gateway celebrates its first year in service

Veterans’ Gateway, the 24-hour service that helps former service men and women to navigate their new lives as civilians, has recorded over 10,000 enquiries and 183,420 website users since… More information

Campaign launched to help ex-Service community

This spring, Veterans’ Gateway has partnered with Shelter, the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charity to raise awareness of some of the key issues faced by the Armed Forces community and how they can access the right information and help with their housing concerns… More information

Veterans Gateway issues need to know advice for Pension Awareness Day

Veterans’ Gateway, a new service for veterans, is ready to assist veterans with pension problems this Pension Awareness Day, with some key pieces of advice on Armed Forces pensions… More information

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