New Armed Forces Information Hub Launches
Telford & Wrekin Council and Citizens Advice Telford and the Wrekin along with partners have launched a new Armed Forces Community Hub which provides help and support to current and former service personnel and their families in the local area.
The new initiative forms part of the boroughs Armed Forces Covenant and launched launched back in December. It is a free service providing information and signposting services for veterans, serving personnel, reservists and families.
The information hub will be in Wellington next week on Tuesday 14 January between 10am and 12pm at Wrekin Masonic Association in Wellington.
Councillor Raj Mehta, Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet member for Communities & Inclusivity said: “We are extremely proud of our Armed Forces Community here in Telford and Wrekin. The Armed Forces Covenant in the borough recognises the value serving personnel, both regular and reservist, veterans and military families, contribute to our business and our country.
“We want to ensure that members of the armed forces in our borough have all of the support and information that they need when it comes to accessing local services, or should they require any additional support at any point. The information hubs are a great way of making this information accessible and providing opportunities to talk face to face.”
For further information about the Information Hub’s in the borough please contact 01952 567173.