Your Veterans' Champion

The Veterans' Champion in Derry City and Strabane is Alderman Ryan McCready. 
Contact details

Email: ryan.mccready@derrystrabane.com

Mobile: 07496593146

Address:

c/o Member Services Officer
Council Offices
98 Strand Road
Derry
BT48 7NN

Mental Health Support in Derry City and Strabane

There are a number of organisations throughout Derry City and Council area that provide support for Veterans.
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 7137 1162
Veterans' Hub Londonderry

The Veterans Hub is a safe, secure space for Veterans to meet, talk, avail of support services and to fulfil their aspirations in life.

Contact: 07496593146
The WAVE Trauma Centre

WAVE is the largest cross community victims’ group in Northern Ireland, with five centres and 15 satellite projects, spread across the country.
The organisation was formed relatively late in the Troubles in response to specific need. It supports those who were injured and/or traumatised in the conflict in Northern Ireland.

Contact: 028 7126 6655

Mental Health Flyer for Derry City and Strabane

We have created a flyer with information and contact details for mental health support services in Derry City and Strabane, 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.
Brackfield Wood: First World War Centenary Wood & Poetry Trail
Brackfield Wood, set within the Faughan Valley near Londonderry, now features a memorial woodland walk, taking visitors back in time to remember Northern Ireland’s contribution to the 
First World War.

The site is one of 1,000 across the UK, supported by the Woodland Trust – the UK’s largest conservation charity.
Foyle Sailability
Foyle Sailability is a cross-border voluntary organisation which aims to deliver opportunities for sailing and other water-based activities to people with disabilities from across the North West region of Ireland.

Contact: 07779008459
Waterside Branch of The Royal British Legion
The Antrim RBL provides financial, social and emotional care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces - past and present and their families.

Contact: 07730381637

Veteran-friendly organisations in your area flyer

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