The coronavirus has created a new battlefield this year for ex-military already struggling and socially isolated due to poor mental health - ex-servicemen and women who are the hardest to reach.

You will directly support Walking With The Wounded's work with our principal partner, the NHS, and the 200 other organisations we collaborate with to support those who have served in the Armed Forces and their families, empowering them to regain their independence, thrive and contribute in our communities.

We work within NHS mental health teams, in police custody suites, and homeless hostels to help those who have fallen the furthest with our mental health, employment and care coordination programmes. We can't do it without you.

Our mental health programme has been independently reviewed twice, showing that our therapy has a lasting impact. Read more about Walking With The Wounded's programmes

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ex-military and family members supported by Walking With The Wounded in 2019 thanks to our fundraisers.


hours of mental-health therapy delivered to ex-military and family members in 2020, online or within an average of 7 miles of their home.


We can allocate a private mental health therapist within an average of 5 working days.


pays on average for a veteran to have a 1-2-1 online mental health therapy session.


pays on average for a veteran to have two 1-2-1 online mental health therapy sessions.


to fund a veteran or family member through our Head Start mental health programme.

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"Christmas is no longer just another day"

Brendan served in 3 Para and as an Army medic. Walking With The Wounded helped him return to work and get his confidence back.

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