Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington

Ex Forces Support

Telephone befriending, support, signposting & guidance for older veterans across North Yorkshire

  • Reduces loneliness and isolation amongst veterans through telephone befriending
  • Provides support, signposting and guidance
  • Available to any veterans over 65 living in North Yorkshire
  • Eligible if you served in any branch of the armed forces or National Service

About the Ex Forces Support Service

Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington is one of 14 partners that are supporting veterans across Yorkshire.

The project sets out to reduce loneliness and isolation in older veterans by providing a telephone befriending service. The largely rural nature of the county poses specific challenges. Through the Telephone befriending service provides complete coverage of the region whilst offering support, signposting and guidance to each individual.


Open to anyone over 65 who served in the Armed Forces
Providing Telephone Befriending
Offering signposting and guidance
Did you know?

You're eligible if you served in any branch of the armed forces, or completed National Service.

Ex Forces Support Location & Contacts

This service operates from:

Bradbury House

Age UK Darlington,
Bradbury House,
Beaumont Street West,

01325 362832

Monday to Friday: 8:30AM - 4PM
Saturdays: Closed
Sundays: 12PM - 2.30PM

Ex Forces Support Contact Details:

Sharon Vasey
Befriending Project Coordinator

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Age UK Darlington is a registered charity (Registered Charity No. 1128377) registered in England and Wales as a Limited Company no. 6817492). Registered address: Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 5SX.

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