Contact the service

Trevillis House, Lodge Hill, Liskeard, PL14 4NE.

The service is available Monday to Thursday, 8am and 6pm.

Community Veterans Service

The Community Veterans Service treats former-service personnel who served in the British Armed Forces and who are subsequently experiencing symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.

This service is provided by a specialist nurse therapist who offers friendly, accessible help and face-to-face trauma therapy. There are also 2 veterans groups held monthly for additional support and education.

The specialist nurse therapist will work with you to treat your unresolved trauma. They may also help you to access other services which may benefit your overall health and wellbeing.

This service began through a pilot project run in partnership with the Department of Health.


You can be referred to the service by contacting your GP, who will make contact via our single point of access service.

Once your referral has been processed, you will be invited to meet with the specialist nurse therapist at a location that is closest to you. During the meeting we will discuss what treatment may benefit you and how this will be provided.

The specialist nurse therapist may also put you in contact with other veteran’s services, if required and will remain in regular contact with you as you progress through your treatment plan.


The Veterans Gateway

The Veterans Gateway website is the first point of contact for veterans seeking support on a broad range of issues including:

  • health
  • housing
  • employment

The site is also a valuable resource for professionals assisting veteran clients. The team are available 24/7 and have expertise in accessing and signposting the most appropriate organisation for you. Alternatively, you can search the site yourself to find what support is available in your area. Messaging options are also available.

You can also call them on 0808 802 1212.

The Royal British Legion website

The Royal British Legion are there to administer and support the delivery of welfare services. They are also responsible for membership and fundraising activities of the Legion's branches and clubs throughout Cornwall. Find a legion near you.


SSAFA, an Armed Forces charity want Armed Forces veterans and their families to know they can depend on them for support. Now and for the rest of their lives. This is for both regular and reserves veterans.

RAF Families Federation

The RAF Families Federation provides all RAF personnel and their families with:

  • timely and professional support
  • assistance
  • an independent voice regarding issues or concerns that they may have.

This is for regular and reserve, single or married veterans.

Army Families Federation

The Army Families Federation is the voice of the Army family. It empowers, acts as an advocate and an expert witness to promote a quality of life, which reflects the Armed Forces Covenant.

Naval Families Federation

The Naval Families Federation vision is for all naval service families to:

  • be able to have their views heard by those in positions of power
  • feel valued
  • be treated with fairness and respect
  • be able to thrive in their communities of choice.

Cornwall Mobility

Cornwall Mobility are an independent charity who are completely impartial in their choice of suppliers of services or equipment. They will first assess your need before suggesting a solution to meet your particular circumstances.

The Handy Van service

The Legion's handy van service helps ex-service people and their families. It supports them with small household repairs and minor adaptations.

Surf Action

Surf Action is a military charity. It is dedicated to supporting serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces and their families. Surf Action supports those who suffer from the effects of PTSD, Physical injury or have difficulty re-adjusting to civilian life.

Turn to Starboard

Turn to Starboard is a registered charity. It uses sail training to support Armed Forces personnel affected by military operations. They help retired and serving personnel and their families.

Care and Support in Cornwall

Care and Support in Cornwall is a family information service website is for residents of Cornwall requiring care and support.

We Are With You

Serving in our armed forces can be incredibly demanding. Alongside the physical toll, it can have a huge emotional impact on our servicemen and women. The We Are With You our right turn programme provides specialist support for veterans with specially trained staff.

Help for Heroes

The Help for Heroes mission is to deliver an enduring national network of support for our wounded and their families. We will inspire and enable those who have made sacrifices on our behalf to achieve their full potential.

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK's leading Veterans' mental health charity.

Citizens' Advice

If you serve in the Armed Forces, or used to, the Citizens' Advice can provide information to you and your family. Find out about help you can get in the UK and abroad, including help with education and travel costs.

Active Plus

Active Plus uses the skills, experience and expertise of injured military veterans to deliver unique programmes. These build confidence, communication, motivation and self-belief. They unlock and nurture the potential of participants, regardless of their background and circumstance.

The Remembering Our Roots CIC

The Remembering Our Roots CIC 9 ships veterans project is led by 2 experienced facilitators, one of whom is a veteran, and one is not. Between them, they have over 18& years of experience of teaching bushcraft, survival and wilderness living skills courses and qualifications, facilitating, and running men’s groups and rites of passage programmes.

They have experience in working with all ages and sectors of society, are passionate about supporting veterans into joyful, connected civilian lives while honouring their military service and sacrifices.

Email Stacey at ROR services or call 07892 8645 33 for more details.

Battling On

Battling On are a community interest company and was established to support members of the British Armed Forces. Call 01579 384 798 or email Battling On for more information.