Veterans and the criminal justice system

If you or a veteran you know is in contact with police, courts, prison or probation and is unsure of their options please contact Care After Combat.

Care After Combat are a UK based charity providing professional assistance for the well-being of the veteran and their family

  • Phoenix is the name of Care After Combats project to reduce the number of re-offending veterans following the release from prison
  • advice helpline 03003 430258
  • open 09:00 – 17:30, Monday to Friday
  • The key benefit of project Phoenix is to the lives of the veterans and their families  

 

Further information:

  • Prisoners Advice Service (PAS) offers free legal advice and support to adult prisoners in England and Wales
  • Prison Reform Trust (PRT) runs an advice and information service for prisoners, which is independent of the prison service
  • The Offenders Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003 can provide advice and support to families of someone who has been arrested, is going to court or in custody or prison
  • The Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact) is a national charity that provides support to prisoners, people with convictions, and their families
  • Women in Prison provides support and advice in prison, through-the-gate on the day of release, and continued support in the community
  • Fry Accord provides a range of services to vulnerable adults with an offending history, many of whom have multiple and complex needs
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