Unforgotten Forces is a collaboration of 15 organisations working in partnership to provide support for older veterans over the age of 65 and their families in Scotland.
The Aged Veterans Fund has awarded £4 million over 3 years to Unforgotten Forces of which Citizens Advice Scotland is a partner providing support through the Citizen Advice Bureaux throughout Scotland.
The Motherwell & Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau is responsible for providing this support in Lanarkshire covering Airdrie, Bellshill, Clydesdale, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Motherwell & Wishaw and Rutherglen & Cambuslang.
The support the Bureau offers is advice, access to healthcare, social isolation, respite, along with creative activities and events for those in care settings.
Unforgotten Forces Partners
Unforgotten Forces partnership comprises:
Action on Hearing Loss Scotland
Citizens Advice Scotland
Scottish War Blinded
Defence Medical Welfare Service
Music in Hospitals Scotland
Care and Repair
University of West of Scotland