vetsupport Our Veterans’ Services Team provides a case managed support service for Armed Forces Families throughout the North East

Our aim within the team, where we’re veterans focussed, veterans led, is to help you get to where you want to be. We do this by listening to your concerns in a sensitive, caring, non-judgemental way and then provide the necessary advice and support to get you there.

We currently have one hundred and fifty four (154) veterans engaged on our programmes, accessing support in areas like: debt, housing, vocational training, CV building, cover letters, relationships, employment, addiction counselling, mental and physical health assistance, benefits and education.

“You have been, and are an excellent driving force, as well as being generous and extremely helpful to all the Veteran's whom you work with, and you have my deepest thanks for all the help and advice” Fred Luck

We provide support through case-managed individual placement and support services that are delivered in the community and address all the barriers to employment We work with individuals and families from the Scottish Borders to the East Riding of Yorkshire and from Teesside to Cumbria Our door is always open...

Oct 2015 to present day
Finchale veteran’s services
have secured

employment for 
138 Veterans with 85

engaged with training
towards employment

Regular Forces Employment Association (RFEA) is now embedded into Finchales veteran’s services team providing a national platform for Job search, training re-search and direct employment for all and every veteran





The Regular Forces Employment Association (RFEA) is now embedded into Finchale’s veterans services team providing a national platform for job search, training research and direct employment for each and every veteran.

Since April of 2016 one of RFEA’s Regional Employment Advisor’s, Gavin Ball, has been working directly with Finchale’s Veterans Services Team on site at Finchale providing a one stop holistic service with a shared goal: to help people gain sustainable employment and progress in work.

Forestry and Land-based industries

Forestry and Land-based industries

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Useful links

Blesma Magazine
Information on the work of cobseo, the latest research and real-life stories
Veterans Breakfast Clubs
Operate across the whole of the UK and provide meeting and companionship in most regions




Contact the Veterans’ Services Team on:
0191 374 6129