The Veterans Welfare Service (VWS) exists to enhance the quality of life for veterans and beneficiaries of SPVA (Service Personnel and Veterans Agency) pensions and compensation schemes.
The VWS staff co-ordinate help and advice to veterans, their families and dependants. They have a caseworker approach, each client having a readily accessible, identified welfare team responsible for co-ordinating action on their behalf. The Welfare staff can help with completing forms, ensuring appropriate benefit entitlements are applied for and a multitude of services aimed at meeting welfare needs are accessed on your behalf.
Assistance can be given over the phone or through a one-to-one home visit. Ring the Helpline and ask for a referral:
Helpline number: 0800 1692277
Or visit the website at www.veterans-uk.info.