Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

We support all of the Armed Forces community, no matter what the circumstances.

Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

We support all of the Armed Forces community, no matter what the circumstances.

Who we are:

The SSAFA VCJS Support Service is committed to giving veterans and their families a service that delivers.  Our aim is to ensure that we offer a recognised and consistent service nationwide whilst meeting our five strategic objectives: effective support, awareness and understanding, sustainable resource, and collaborative working. 

It is vital that the service we provide within the Criminal Justice System has a proactive approach and supports all of the Armed Forces community, no matter what the circumstances.  Armed Forces community includes all serving and ex-serving personnel from the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Air Force whether regular or reservists, national service and families.


What we do:

Our network of in-reach volunteers provides advice and information - not only to those in custody, on probation or in the community, but also to their families.  The support offered is non-judgemental and holistic and includes:

  • Practical and emotional support
  • Signposting to services
  • Financial support
  • Family support
  • Travel assistance
  • Accommodation


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