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


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


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.


For urgent psychological support, please call 0800 1381619.


For urgent housing support, please call 0808 800 4444.

How do the courses run?


1.Online group courses

On Microsoft Teams, which are co-delivered by Help for Heroes peer trainers and staff who help everyone get the most out of the sessions.

2. Self-help guides

You can work through our self-help guides at your own pace at whatever time suits you.

3. In person

Our Veterans Moving Forward course is run face-to-face. 

On each subject page there is more information about how to apply for the group courses and direct links to the self-help guides. 

Whatever your background and wherever you are in your ongoing recovery - there’s a course that can help you. And our team are here to support you.”

Vikki McAuley

Peer support trainer and daughter of a veteran