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Veterans in Sefton CIO (ViS), previously known as the Veterans in Sefton project, provides a comprehensive information, advice and guidance service for Veterans in the Sefton (and greater) area including a unique holistic support programme.

As a charity, we provide the emotional scaffolding to help raise self-esteem, build confidence and improve mental wellbeing for all members of the Sefton Armed Forces Community, (veterans, serving personnel and their families). We do this with the help of a number of other bodies including:

  1. Brunswick Youth Centre (where the main NAAFI break and head office is located)
  2. The Sovini Group (One Vision Housing)
  3. Sefton CVS
  4. NHS South Sefton.
  5. Foot in the Door Films

Any member of the Armed Forces Community in Sefton can get advice on a range of issues, including support accessing housing advice, employment advice, advice on health-related issues, family support, and general welfare advice. Anyone can also attend any of the informal weekly drop in NAAFI Break which are based around a number of locations in the Sefton area, please see the location page for the location of the NAAFI breaks.

Our service includes:
* Smoothing the transition from military to civilian life.
* Increasing self-confidence and reducing social isolation.
* Early intervention with mental health issues.
* improving employment opportunities with training and skill building.
* Offering support and activities for the whole family.