The Forgotten Heroes

The Forgotten Heroes

Charity information

The Forgotten Heroes

The Forgotten Heroes Charity is dedicated the 'carers' of our wounded or injured Servicemen and women together with their families whose lives have changed dramatically.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    To assist serving and former serving members of the armed forces of the Crown who have been injured or wounded whilst serving (the primary beneficiaries) to resettle into civilian life in such ways as may be thought fit at the discretion of the trustees, in particular but not exclusively, by helping them to prepare for a civilian career and find employment.

    To relieve any charitable need of the primary beneficiaries, their dependants and carers, in particular but not exclusively, to:
    . Provide relief from financial hardship by providing advice and assistance to enable them to claim financial benefits to which they are entitled.
    . Preserve and protect their health, including the provision of respite services.
    . Provide any other information, advice, assistance or support that will help to improve their quality of life.

  • Aims

    The Forgotten Heroes aims to:

    • To provide equipment and adaptations for the home environment to assist carers in their daily caring activities.
    • To provide respite holidays for wounded and injured service personnel and their families and carers.
    • Quality advice and signposting regarding access to services, benefits and assistance for carers or wounded and injured service personnel.
    • Quality of life support, including befriending, signposting to local support groups, helping with lost medals, and other personal issues.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2011

    Registered Charity Number: 1140819

    Board members: 6

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 07891454764

    Address: The Forgotten Heroes,c/o Leeds Church Institute, Third Floor, 20 New Market Street, Leeds LS1 6DG

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