SSAFA is here to help our veterans - guest blog

As part of a series of guest blogs outlining work being done to help the county's veterans, Sally Cadet, Dorset branch chair of SSAFA, writes about how her organisation supports former military personnel.

Sally Cadec writes: "Across Dorset, caseworkers will work tirelessly with veterans, often for many months to help with whatever difficult or intractable problems they might face.

"SSAFA volunteers are also increasingly dealing with veterans who are encountering mental health problems related to their time serving in conflicts overseas. 

"Homelessness is also an issue for many veterans within Dorset. The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, the YMCA, Pivotal Housing and SSAFA are considering further ways to alleviate this..."   

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