Richard Annand VC House - Durham

Our community engagement team delivered by Veteran Support Officers (VSO) work in collaboration with Local Authorities, The Department for Work and Pensions Armed Forces Champions, businesses, the NHS, other Veteran charities, and community organisations in order to fully support our Armed Forces & Veterans communities.

Catterick Garrison Veterans iHub

Catterick Garrison

Welcome to Catterick Garrison’s Armed Forces and Veterans iHub. Come along and meet with others, make new friends, see whats on offer. 

There are plenty of activities to get involved with such as local walks, day trips, mountain biking, metal detecting, photography, or just enjoy getting out of the house, having a coffee and a catch up with others. 

There is help and support for those that need it, equally there is employment support and guidance from our DWP Armed Forces Champion. 


Finchale Group are members of the Association of Service Drop-In Centres with a drop-in centre in Catterick Garrison. Visit Catterick Garrison 

ASDIC Finchale Group
ABF The Soldiers' Charity


Finchale Group is supported by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. Army Veterans in need of support can apply for Grant Funding. Call Finchale on 0191 386 2634 for further information. Ask to speak with the Veterans Team. 

Garden Project

Interested in Gardening and Allotments? Come and join us every Thursday in Durham. 

Finchale Group have teamed up with the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust’s (AFCFT) Positive Pathways Programme (V3P). Our Garden Project which supports Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing is funded by AFCFT working in collaboration with Sporting Force supporting the mental health and wellbeing of ex-Forces. 

Early Service Leavers

Our Veterans Team works closely with those leaving the Military ensuring successful transition back into society. Workshops cover creating an action plan for their discharge, next steps, CVs, Continued Professional Development, Learning and Education, Housing, Employment, Health and Wellbeing and much more, providing guidance and information.