In crisis? Find out how you can get urgent support

If you need support urgently or outside of our working hours, please don’t hesitate to contact

SAMARITANS

Freephone their Veterans Support Hub for the military community on 0808 175 3075 (24/7) or email jo@samaritans.org – to access confidential emotional support for feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

SHOUT

A crisis text support service for people in the military community who are struggling and need immediate support to get through a crisis. Text CONTACT to 85258. #TextCONTACT85258

NHS 111

To access medical help fast but when it’s not a 999 emergency, telephone 111 (available 24 hours). To access information from the NHS on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living, visit the NHS website.

COMBAT STRESS

For urgent psychological support, please call 0800 1381619.

SHELTER

For urgent housing support, please call 0808 800 4444.


How we can help

If you’re in pain, or if you feel anxious, stressed or lonely, we can help. 

We offer a wide range of support, whether you’re having money troubles, or need support with housing or applying for benefits. 

You might just need a listening ear. We can provide that too. Start your recovery journey today by getting in touch.

Either click the button below, or call us on our helpline.

Phone our Helpline

If you'd like to talk to us please phone us on 0300 303 9888 - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. 

Calls to this number are charged at your standard network rate.


Help for Heroes is committed to providing excellent service and support to our veteran community, everyone is entitled to be treated respectfully and courteously in a polite manner and we respond professionally and sympathetically to those seeking support. 

We do operate a zero tolerance policy whereby aggressive behaviour will not be tolerated and may result in certain restrictions.

Where do I start?

HELP FOR HEROES CAFÉ

These sessions provide an opportunity to connect with other veterans and families. You can also meet our team and find out more about the support, services and events we offer. No questions asked, no obligation to sign up for anything.

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Veterans' Mobility Fund

Eligible veterans can now apply for life-changing grants or equipment to help with their mobility needs through the Veterans’ Mobility Fund.

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RUSSIA-UKRAINE CONFLICT

Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine. These events will be affecting people in different ways, and our services are available to veterans and families in need of support. Our wellbeing advice is also available to help you look after yourself and each other.

Ask for help

I’ve used different things to try to improve my mental health – drinking, medication, fighting, and none of it worked until I found sport through Help for Heroes.

Julian "Jules" Allen

Veteran, Invictus Games Athlete

Ask for help

If you’re in pain, or if you feel anxious, stressed or lonely, we can help. 

We can also help if you’re having money troubles, or need support with housing or applying for benefits. 

You might just need a listening ear. We can provide that too. Start your recovery journey today by getting in touch.

We can support veterans and their families no matter when or where they served. 

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