WELCOME TO ASSIST PLUS
We exist to enhance support services to our Armed Service women and men, as well as the Veteran Communities in our local communities and specifically those living and working in Bristol and South Gloucestershire area. We support Stakeholders who have voluntarily signed the Armed Forces Community Covenant that provides support in various forms in many areas including but not limited to Healthcare, Education, Housing, family life and employment.
WHAT WE DO
* We serve and provide support to ex-service men and women of the Armed Forces and their immediate families.
* We are the local voice for veterans re-settling into Civvy Street who plan to live and work in Bristol and South Gloucestershire area.
*We also support Overseas based Veterans, including Commonwealth Service Leavers who plan to re-locate to their countries of origin whose last duty station was in South Gloucestershire area.
Should you require nationwide support information, the Veteran’s Gateway provide the first point of contact to a network of military and non-military partner organisations to help you find exactly what you need, when you need it – whether you’re in the UK or overseas.
We are here to help and support you and your family.
HOW WE WORK
We work in partnership with local authorities, private sector covenant signatories, other service charities, and members of the public who support the Armed Forces; we aim to enhance the implementation of the Community Covenant in the local area. Specifically:
Identifying, supporting & mentoring everyone who has recently left the forces & is looking for employment & the chance to use the skills they gained while serving.
We are directly connected with our local government Armed Forces Community covenant group, ensuring that national initiatives are delivered locally and that positive local initiatives are incorporated nationally.
Performing reviews with stakeholders to ensure ongoing support requirements are sustainably fulfilled and plans are in place for necessary improvement if required
Helping to develop and maintain support relationships among stakeholders, which facilitate the achievement of short and long-term veterans support goals locally.
"Assistplus Team helped me to improve my cv by highlighting my skills and qualifications more effectively. As a result, I have had more success in getting interviews. Significantly he has also coached me with my interview skills which has enabled me to express myself clearly and confidently di#uring interviews. I can't express enough the tremendous impact of his kind advice and assistance and how far I have come since leaving the Armed Forces".
Richard B [Army Veteran] - Senior Project Manager (MOD)
News from The Armed Forces Covenent Fund Trust
June 5, 2020
Over £2 million awarded to provide vital support to vulnerable veterans across the UK
We launched the Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme to support vulnerable veterans currently experiencing reduced social contact.
We were delighted to award 119 projects at a total of £2,044,698, working closely with the Association of Drop-In Centres (ASDIC), Age UK and Cobseo, to ensure those organisations working with the most vulnerable veterans had the opportunity to apply for up to £20,000 to offer much-needed support.
Head to our website for a round-up of the inspirational work that is taking place.
News from The Legion
LEGION MEMBERSHIP E-NEWSLETTER - JULY 2020
Have military service and life changed over the years?
RBL Membership Newsletter answers this question.