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Support for armed and ex-armed forces and their families

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Special offers from businesses for Armed Forces

Several businesses have signed the Corporate Covenant and offer a number of discounts to ex, regular and reservist personnel.

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Jobs, employment and skills

Find out about our guaranteed interview scheme, how organisations in the area can help you with your job search, careers advice or support in becoming self-employed.

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Sports and leisure

All regular and reservist serving personnel have FREE use of all Link4Life fitness facilities and swimming pools across the borough.

Schools and education for
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Schools and education for families

Find out how to find a school place for your children. A school place can be allocated in advance of the confirmed posting, even if there is uncertainty about the exact future address

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Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) provide support to all Armed Forces at every stage of their rehousing or tenancy.

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Benefits and financial
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Benefits and financial advice

View details of organisations that can provide financial advice. 

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Health and wellbeing

View details of organisations who offer welfare support. 

Do you need immediate mental health
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Do you need immediate mental health support?

Help is available, find out how you can get support.

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Join over 12,000 people who have signed up to a social media website called aimed at helping members of the armed forces and their families talk about their problems.

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Veterans’ Gateway

The Veterans’ Gateway aims to be the first point of contact for veterans or their families who need support.