A veteran is someone who has served at least 1 day in the UK Armed Forces or served in the free Polish UK forces during World War 2 or served as a merchant seaman in support of British Military Operations.
The Hull City Council has information on the types of support that is available for veterans on their website.
Visit the Hull City Council - Armed Forces personnel and veterans support to find out more
The following links can help you to find information and support relating to advice and information available in Hull
Armed Forces and Veteran’s breakfast clubs
Breakfast Clubs exist simply to facilitate veterans, and often currently serving Armed Forces personnel. It gives you the opportunity meet face to face, in a relaxed, safe, social environment.
To find you nearest Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast club visit the website using the link provided.
Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 07496 345 505
Hull 4 Heroes
Hull 4 Heroes is a local charity providing support for Hull veterans. They offer -
- Support network
- Information and guidance
- Opportunities for affordable and accessible housing
- Tackle unmet needs of veterans.
Alternatively, you can contact them on 07903 820 694 or E-Mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Armed forces and veterans support
The Armed Forces Support Centre is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. It is a place for veterans to get together and have a chat and talk things over with other ex servicemen. You can find the centre at -
502a Beverley Road
Visit the Hull veterans support blog here
Alternatively, you can E-Mail them at email@example.com
The Heroes Welcome campaign encourages businesses and organisations to support Armed Forces personnel and veterans. If an organisation shows the Heroes Welcome logo, then they are showing their support for Armed Forces personnel and veterans. This could mean that you are entitled to a service upgrade or a small discount.
Visit the Hull City Council – Heroes welcome page to find out more by using the link provided. You can find a list of businesses who have signed up to the scheme and any discounts they offer.
Veterans work club
The club offers help and support with job searching, careers advice and has strong links with other service providers within Hull offering help and support with welfare, education, training and self-employment.
The work club is open for appointments Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9am to 4pm. They are situated at -
Armed Forces Veterans Work Club
To book an appointment contact the work club on 01482 210 843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion provides details of getting into work after leave the Forces. This includes training, job vacancies, interview preparation and a guide to starting your own business.
Civy Street is a website that is part of the Royal British legion. Their aim I s to provide support and mentoring for all those recently leaving, or about to leave, the forces who are looking for employment opportunities and a chance to redeploy the skills learned while serving.
You will find information on –
- Finding a Job
- Graduate Opportunities
- Universities in support of wounded, injured or sick
- Working abroad
- Working for yourself
- Homeworking and flexible working
- Routes to Industry
- M&S career and placement opportunities
- And much more