Thurrock Council is proud to support the borough's men and women serving in the armed forces; their families, and forces veterans within our communities.
A veteran is any man or woman who has served in the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force (National Service, Regular or Reserve) and the Merchant Navy, and who has now left to rejoin civilian life.
A Veterans' Charter acknowledges that service veterans may have issues that can impact on their well-being and affect their adjustment to civilian life. Some of the barriers experienced by veterans when returning to civilian life cover the whole welfare sector including:
Read Thurrock's full Veterans' Charter.
There are a number of UK websites offering useful information and support for veterans. These include:
If you have any enquiries about the Veterans' Charter or support for veterans in Thurrock's communities, please email: email@example.com