No Homeless Veterans is a campaign led by Cobseo Housing Cluster

This Campaign is to ensure that ex-Armed Forces and their families are quickly and efficiently being signposted to support services available to help them.

National and Local Government, along with numerous charities and over 3000 businesses have come together and committed to working together to support ex-service personnel and their families.

The Veterans Gateway should be the first point of call for veterans and their families.  They support people to get in touch with the correct organisations who can provide the advice and support they need. This support will be tailored to the persons needs including housing, employability, finances and well as personal relationships. 

This Gateway can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

www.veteransgateway.org.uk

Telephone - 0808 802 1212

Text 81212 to receive a call back

Over the past year housing has remained one of the top three reasons that people have made contact with the Veterans Gateway.

Ashfield District Council have committed to

  • “Ask the question” this is so we can identify veterans as early as possible.
  • Write Personalised Housing Plans that include details of the veteran’s status or a family members connections so that we can make sure additional expertise is provided.
  • We have appointed a dedicated “Armed Forces Champion” who provides quick effective support to members of the Armed Forces community.  This person can be reached on 01623 457465.
  • Verify an applicant’s past service by contacting Veterans UK 

If you or a member of your family are worried about becoming homeless please call the Housing Options Team on 01623 457252