Helpful links

Community has a proud history of supporting veterans. Many of our members are veterans or reservists and we want to do what we can to support you as you make the transition from military to civilian life, at work and wherever else we can.

As part of our campaign we are working closely with a number of different veterans organisations that can offer dedicated and bespoke support.

The RFEA are the forces employment charity. It is their role to help you find employment. Find out more here.

FirstLight Trust are an organisation who want to support you however you need them as you make the transition. You can find out more about them here. You can also call them directly on: 0207 730n 7545

Business Cost Saver have produced this helpful financial guide for veterans.



Private renters – know your rights!
Community - June 14th, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Community are delighted to be supporting the Renters’ Rights Awareness Week organised by Generation Rent, the campaign group working to ensure every home in the private rented sector [...]
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Welsh region collects donations for veterans
Community - September 14th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
As part of Community’s campaign to end veteran homelessness, Community’s Welsh Regional Office organised a drive for items that homeless veterans need. The region coordinated [...]
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HMP Lowdham Grange members help local homelessness charity
Caroline Armstrong - June 1st, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
After Community launched its campaign to end veteran homelessness and reached out asking members to collect warm clothes and bedding to help veterans survive the [...]
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Fundraiser for veterans launched
Community - May 20th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
The Community trade union has launched a fundraiser for FirstLight Trust, an organisation that works on the ground and in local communities with veterans. The [...]
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VE Day 75: Community is project partner for official commemorative album
Community - May 7th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
The Community trade union is a project partner for SSAFA’s VE Day commemorative album. Released to mark the 75th anniversary this Friday (8 May), VE [...]
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Homeless collections continue for Community
Community - February 20th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
“Knowing organisations like Community are there really helps…” Over the last few months Community has received a significant amount of donations for the union’s veteran [...]
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Homeless campaign continues
Community - January 17th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
“It’s events like these that really bring people together and raise spirits…” A number of events have taken place in recent weeks as Community’s homelessness [...]
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Homeless veterans appeal
Community - November 22nd, 2019
Community National Executive Council member and army veteran Reg Gutteridge has recorded a video calling on reps and members to support the union's homeless veterans [...]
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Ending veteran homelessness campaign launched
Community - October 31st, 2019 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
As Remembrance Sunday approaches, Community has officially launched its campaign so the union can play its part in ending veteran homelessness. So far, the union [...]
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Community stands up for homeless veterans
Community - September 25th, 2019 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
“Men and women who risked their lives for their country are being let down…” Community’s conference voted to make homelessness one of the union’s priority [...]
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