Forces Link

Forces Link will continue to publish information on our social media pages – @ForcesLink Carlisle and Eden – Facebook and Twitter, keeping up to date with how services can be contacted and their offer of service during this period. Richie is still available via email and telephone on 01768 800 350 or 07458050141, for any enquiries from any of the ex-service community or their families looking for support or from organisations looking to support someone.

Veterans Gateway are continuing to offer support and information 24/7 and can be contacted on: 0808 802 1212

Combat Stress are continuing to operate a 24 hour helpline for mental health issues, emotional support and advice:0800 138 1619

If in crisis please advise to call The Samaritans:116 123

Royal British Legion are still fully operational in their contact centre and can be contacted on:0808 802 8080 (8am-8pm, 7 days a week) or email