Services for veterans

If you have reduced sight and hearing as a result of, or since serving in the Armed Forces, then we can help. We offer the following services for veterans, and these are all free to access.

Helpline

Our helpline is now open to veterans who have problems with sight and hearing. We can give you practical advice and emotional support between 8am and 8pm every day.

Pensions and benefits

Our team can guide you through the complexities of the different armed forces pensions, benefits and other advice.

Virtual social groups

Our virtual social groups allow you to remotely meet and talk to other veterans on a regular basis.

Buddying

Our buddying service puts you in touch with like-minded people to share stories, advice or just enjoy some company.

Help to access personal grants

We can advise you on what funds might be available to you and how to access them.

Clubs and groups

We can visit your existing social groups and clubs and support them to become more accessible to sight and hearing loss.

Digital support

Our digital support service helps you to make the most of your tablet or mobile phone in the way that best suits your level of sensory loss.

How to use this service

Simply contact us in one of the following ways:

Tel: 0800 132320
Text: 07950 008870
Text relay: 18001 then 0800 132320
Facetime: helpline.dbuk@deafblind.org.uk (Not BSL)
BSL video relay: Please click here

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