This Army HIVE is open for visitors. An appointment system is in place so before your visit please email or phone the HIVE to book one. Please also ensure that ‘Hands, Face, Space’ is adhered to within the HIVE building and office to protect all visitors and staff. Alternatively our staff are available to answer your queries by email and telephone during the advertised office hours.

If you want to ensure that you receive the very latest information including official Army policy and guidance plus local insights, please contact the HIVE to be added to our distribution list for regular email updates. We abide by the Data Protection Act and you can withdraw your permission to receive our emails at any time.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Transport for London - Veterans' Oyster Card

If you served in the armed forces, you could get free and discounted travel on London's transport services with a Transport for London Veterans Oyster photocard

Click HERE for full details

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Combat Stress - Support for Veterans

If you're a veteran/know a veteran struggling with their mental health please let them know they're not alone.

Our free 24-hr support services are here for veterans and their families. 

Tickets for Troops

Tickets for Troops provides free tickets to members of the Armed Forces for a variety of sporting, musical and cultural events. The service offers serving personnel and those medically discharged from the forces since 2001, the well-deserved opportunity to enjoy an event of their choice with their friends and families.
Ballot now open for The Brit Awards

Monday, 14 January 2019

Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC)

Management of British armed forces casualties and compassionate cases 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Does your family know who to contact in the Military if you are faced with an emergency at home? 

For casualty and compassionate cases contact our 24/7
telephone helpline 01452 519951

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/joint-casualty-and-compassionate-centre-jccc

you can download the leaflet here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/616583/JCCC_leaflet_10_16-shrunk.pdf

Download the new Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) app ‘MOD ICE’ to guide you through the most common types of family emergency and how JCCC can help. Two new JCCC briefing films are also available to watch, download and follow key messages.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Veterans' mental health - Strategic Pathways Programme

The Strategic Pathways Programme has been launched and it is open for Expressions of Interest. This is part of the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.

The programme will fund a small number of national organisations who will provide support and mentoring to organisations delivering activities and opportunities under the Positive Pathways Programme

Strategic Pathway Providers therefore need to be

* Large organisations experienced in running projects to support veterans with poor mental health
* Experienced in being part of, and developing cross sector pathways of care
* Able to work nationally
* Able to encourage, share learning and good practice; and act as a mentor
* Be able to help smaller organisations insert their activities into wider recovery pathways

The Strategic Pathways Programme will only award grants to large organisations that want to help smaller organisations connect their work to support better recovery pathways for veterans in the longer term. Expressions of Interest need to be received by 1st February 2019. For organisations seeking funding to offer activities for veterans; the Positive Pathways Programme will open for applications in May 2019. You can take part in the consultation to help shape this programme until 15th March 2019.