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St Helens Veteran and Armed Forces Organisations

This page has information about Veteran and Armed Forces Community-led organisations in St Helens Borough.

No Duff

Address: Wonderland Community Centre, Reflection Court, Unit 4, Canal Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 3JQ

Contact Dean Owen
Email dean.noduff@gmail.com

Offering veteran mental health assessment, counselling, and support. The group have linked to Public Health's Suicide Prevention Task Group and run a men's mental health programme funded via NHS England.

24-hour helpline: 07944440356
Website: www.no-duff.com  

Saints Veterans Of The Foundation

Address: The Shining Lights Centre, Forest Road, Sutton, WA9 4AT

Contact Dave Shields
Email dave.shields@saintsrlfc.com

Offering social support, breakfast club, work experience placements, volunteering opportunities, mentor programme, non-clinical wraparound support service for the Greater Manchester West NHS Trust, and a drug and alcohol support service with combat stress.

Website: www.saintsrlfc.com/sams

Standing Tall Foundation

Address: Living Well Building, Borough Rd, St Helens, WA10 3RN

Colonel Andy Reid MBE's charity. Contact Terry Bates
Email Terry@StandingTallFoundation.org.uk

Offering mental health and wellbeing programmes and pathway to work programmes. The hub's core hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It also offers out-of-hours support groups for men on Thursday, from 7pm until 8:30pm, and women on Wednesday, from 7pm until 8:30pm. These are group sessions, open to veterans and civilians alike.

Website: www.standingtallfoundation.org.uk

St Helens Armed Forces and Veteran Breakfast Club

Address: West Park Rugby Club, Club House, Prescot Road, St Helens, WA10 3AG

Contact Colin Pownall

A group of volunteers and veterans established in 2017, that meet on Friday mornings, offering social and peer support via the Armed Forces Breakfast Club Model.

Website: www.afvbc.net/clubs/st-helens-2

St Helens Veteran Welfare Hub

Address: The Boathouse, Garswood Old Road, St Helens, WA11 7LZ

Contact Sharon Fullerton
Email veteranswelfarehub.windle@gmail.com

Volunteers and veterans hub established 2019, meeting on a Tuesday morning breakfast club (10am to 12.30pm), and offering peer support to veterans in relation to housing, mental health, and welfare issues.