Your Veterans' Champion

The Veterans' Champion in Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon is Alderman Glenn Barr. 
Contact details

Email: glenn.barr@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk

Mobile: 07713391927

Address:
48A Ballykeel Road
Rathfriland
Newry
BT34 5AZ

Mental Health Support in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon 

There are a number of organisations throughout Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council that provide support for Veterans. 

To view a range of mental health services that support Veterans across Northern Ireland, please click here.

Out Of 
The Shadows 

Out Of The Shadows provides practical and emotional support to former and current service personnel, ancillary, support staff and community members. 

They also offer recreational activities and peer-based support groups.

Contact: 028 3887 9679
Tandragee 
Veterans' Centre

The Tandragee Veterans’ Support Centre provides an ideal space for Veterans to meet people, build new friendships, access support and try new activities and challenges.

Contact: 07964421665
Start 
360
Start 360 provide a range of services and interventions in the areas of health, justice and employability. They work to create and contribute to a society that can provide support for those who are at risk of becoming vulnerable and need some help to get back on track and reach their full potential.

Contact: 028 3832 2714
The Castlehill Foundation

The Castlehill Foundation contributes to the health and social care of victims, survivors, carers and their families. They aim to address issues of declining mental and physical health by building a shared and better future and addressing issues of social division in Northern Ireland. 

The Castlehill Foundation also offers a range of peer-support activities.

Contact: 028 3833 3840
Links Counselling Service
Links Counselling Service provides confidential and professional counselling to all members of the community.

Contact: 028 3834 2825
FAIR - Families Acting for Innocent Relatives
FAIR provides a support service to members to assist in the process of recovery from conflict related trauma and the social consequences of Troubles-related violence. They also offer counselling and a range of alternative therapies to victims, survivors & their carers. 

FAIR also provide support through social activities, workshops and learning programmes.

Contact: 07954134220

Mental Health flyer for Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon  

We have created a flyer with information and contact details for mental health support services in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, and throughout Northern Ireland. To download the flyer, please click on the link below:

Veteran-friendly organisations in your area

We have identified organisations and activities in your area that welcome Veterans to join in and take part in their activities. Some of these organisations have received direct funding to offer Veteran-specific programmes, while others run year-round activities that are also open to the public.

Click here to view a range of Veteran-friendly organisations across Northern Ireland. 
Armagh Cricket Club
Armagh Cricket Club is an amateur sports team open to Veterans and members of the public.

Contact: 028 3752 3925
Armagh Phoenix Group
The Armagh Phoenix Group is a Victims and Survivors organisation that supports those affected by the Troubles. 

Contact: 028 3752 7802
Armagh Royal British Legion
The Armagh RBL provides financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families. Both Branch and Club Committees meet on the first Thursday of every month at 7.30pm in the Club premises: 12-14 Dobbin Street, Armagh.

Contact: 028 3752 3021
Ballymacanallen Community Association
Ballymacanallen Community Association is a rural community organisation that aims to meet the social and economic needs of people in and around the townland of Ballymacanallen near Gilford, Co. Down.

Contact: 07503784032
Banbridge Angling Club
The Banbridge Angling Club was founded in 1946 to develop and manage game angling in the Banbridge area. It continues to thrive and provide quality game angling for wild brown trout,  rainbow trout, and end of season dollaghan and salmon. 

Contact: 028 4062 5039
Banbridge Royal British Legion
The Banbridge RBL provides financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families.

Contact: 07834629770
Donaghcloney Royal British Legion
The Donaghcloney RBL provides financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families. 

Contact: 07876395400
Portadown Royal British Legion
The Portadown RBL provides financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families. 

Contact: 028 3833 2441
Rathfriland Royal British Legion
The Rathfriland RBL provides financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families.

Contact: 07872664448
Redrock Development Partnership
The Redrock Development Partnership works to tackle social isolation by providing
a communal meeting place that promotes education and inclusion.

Contact: 07979252441
Regenerate
Regenerate is a community development group which seeks to create a collective voice by empowering & educating members of the community.

Contact: 028 3833 3368
The Royal Black Institution
The Royal Black Institution run a series of fundraising events and activities throughout the year. 

Contact: 028 3889 1362
Scarva & District Community Association
Scarva & District Community Association support their local community by running events and activities. 

Contact: 07549061462
South Lake Leisure Centre & Watersports
South Lake Leisure Centre & Watersports caters for individual ‘pay and play’ sessions as well as visits from groups, schools, and sporting organisations.

Contact: 0330 056 4411
Tandragee Royal British Legion
As well as providing support to all members, the Royal British Legion has received funding for a special project: 'A Golden Stitch in Time'. The project will enable veterans with mental health
issues to learn new skills in machine embroidering,
design, production and ordering materials to enable
them to produce embroidered items.

Contact: 07964421665
Tandragee Veterans' Support Centre
The Tandragee Veterans’ Support Centre has recently undergone an extensive renovation with funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust. The centre hosts a coffee morning every Wednesday from 11am, which is open to Veterans and their families. The centre also offers social activities and training opportunities for Veterans.

Contact: 07964421665
Life 4 Veterans
Life 4 Veterans is a charitable gym and wellness centre, providing a safe place to improve physical, mental and emotional wellbeing for Veterans.

Contact: 07930142042

Veteran-friendly organisations in your area flyer

We have created a flyer with information and contact details for Veteran-friendly organisations and activities in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, and throughout Northern Ireland. To download the flyer, please click on the link below:
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