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Veterans Support Update October 2023

Voluntary Action Swindon have been hosting a Veterans Support and Social drop in since October 2022. Since then, we have continued to hold monthly support hubs, which will now take place the last Tuesday of the month at Sanford House in the Swindon town centre. (See here for map location – Sanford House, Swindon SN1 1HE

The veterans support drop in offers a range of representation, including, Help for Heroes, NHS Op courage, Op NOVA, Veterans UK, Alzheimer’s Society, and many more.

Each drop in session gives opportunity to have direct access to multiple services which are mentioned above. Not only does the drop in serve as a support network, but also for social support and a chance meet other veterans, have a coffee and a chat with like minded people.

During each drop in, there is always opportunity to find out what events and activities are coming up and on offer for veterans and serving personnel. You can also ask our Veteran support Navigator about other groups that are designed for Veterans in Swindon.

Key Dates – October, November, December 2023

Woodwork sessions run weekly on Monday’s (ex. Bank holidays).

Key dates are, 30th October to 11th December 2023 for the holiday period.

These will resume after the Christmas break in early 2024. Further updates to follow. See here for map location – Renew Swindon, centre, Chippenham Cl, Swindon SN2 5DB

Our veterans Support drop ins & socials happen on the last Tuesday of the month, key dates are 31st October and 28th November. There are no sessions planned for December and will resume after the Christmas break in early 2024.

For any additional information, please contact our Veteran support worker Katie, on or Alana on