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 Richard.hinson@cumbriacvs.org.uk 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
https://www.veteransgateway.org.uk/

Combat Stress are continuing to operate a 24 hour helpline for mental health issues, emotional support and advice:0800 138 1619
https://www.combatstress.org.uk/

If in crisis please advise to call The Samaritans:116 123
https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/support-and-information/if-youre-having-difficult-time/if-youre-worried-about-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak/

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 info@britishlegion.org.ukhttps://www.britishlegion.org.uk/