ADVENTUROUS COACHING

My name is Polly Brennan from Adventurous Coaching.
I am an energetic coach with vast experience in promoting personal growth, resilience and well being. I enjoy working with organisations and people from all walks of life. I help resourceful people (like you and me) who feel stuck or want more to tap into their inner resourcefulness, get clear on what they want, uncover possibilities and hold themselves accountable for making change. I have learned from experience that adopting an adventurous approach to coaching can uncover more possibilities. Link to website for more information


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ALTERNATE FORCES

Alternate Forces focuses on challenging, motivating and mentoring young people to help them make positive changes in their lives and achieve their full potential… download pdf


JOB CENTRE PLUS

Jobcentre Plus provides a wide range of information and services, like benefits, loans and grants and help with finding a job…  link to website for more information


RFEA

The Regular Forces Employment Agency's simple aim, since 1885, has been to help those leaving the Armed Forces to find and to remain in employment throughout their working lives...  link to website for more information


COMBAT STRESS

Combat Stress is the UK's leading charity that specialises in the treatment and support of British Armed Forces Veterans who have mental health problems… link to website for more information


The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion Shoulder to shoulder with all who serve link to website for more information


SSAFA

We are the national charity for those who serve in our Armed Forces, those who used to serve, and their families. Our commitment is to provide a lifetime of support to anyone who has ever served… link to website for more information


HELP FOR HEROES

Help for Heroes provides direct, practical support to wounded, injured and sick Service personnel, veterans, and their families…link to website for more information


NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCIL

Sometimes the transition from service life to the civilian world is not easy at the end of a military career. This web page offers veterans of all ages some links to organisations there to support you in civilian life… link to website for more information


NHS NORTH EAST

A guide to mental health support for those who have served in the armed forces… download pdf


CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAUX

Citizens Advice Bureaux offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice from over 3,500 locations. These include high streets, community centres, doctors’ surgeries, courts and prisons. Their advice helps people resolve their problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination… link to website for more information


CLINKS

Clinks supports the Voluntary and Community Sector working with offenders in England and Wales. Our aim is to ensure the Sector and all those with whom it works, are informed and engaged in order to transform the lives of offenders and their communities… link to website for more information


FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

Established in 2001 by former Sunderland AFC chairman Sir Bob Murray CBE with the purpose of using the power of football to change the lives of children, young people and their families, we have grown to become one of the most pioneering sports charities in the world, winning multiple awards for our ground-breaking sports, health, community and education programmes. link to website for more information


RBLI

RBLI is a national charity supporting the Armed Forces Community & those affected by disability, health conditions or social welfare needs. link to website for more information


NEWCASTLE FENCING & SPORTS TRUST

The Newcastle Fencing and Sports Trust is a collaboration between fencers, parents, supporters and the Head Coach of Newcastle Fencing Club, Iain Aberdeen.
The Trust offers fencing training for all levels and abilities of fencers including wheelchair fencing. link to website for more information


VETERANS FOUNDATION

Many veterans charities struggle to raise sufficient funding to support British Armed Forces' veterans in need. The Veterans' Lottery and the Veterans' Foundation have been created to establish a new and nationwide source of funding to help these charities. link to website for more information

AF&V Launchpad

Launchpad is a registered charity, providing affordable supported rental accommodation with on-site support to Armed Forces veterans of all ages and their partners. link to website for more information


CTP Assist

As part of the wider Career Transition Partnership resettlement provision, we offer a range of vocational opportunities for those who are likely to be Medically Discharged from the Armed Forces and ready to engage in their resettlement, as well as our wounded, injured and sick. link to website for more information


Bike4Health

Bike4Health is a community interest company developed to enable communities, businesses and children to incorporate cycling into their lives. link to website for more information


Owen Pugh

The Owen Pugh name is familiar to many in the regional construction industry, most commonly associated with plant-hire, haulage and earthmoving. link to website for more information

"We have dealt with Forward Assist on a number of placements and have been impressed by their ability to find suitable candidates. The veterans attitude,talent and willingness to learn have been a great addition to our team and we have no hesitation in involving Forward Assist in our recruitment drives."

Kier

Kier Group plc is a leading property, residential, construction and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. link to website for more information


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Miles Macadam

Operating since 1970, Miles Macadam has gained an enviable reputation as a market leader in the manufacture and installation of Grouted Macadam systems. link to website for more information

"Forward Assist approached us regarding a particular client they were working with. Having researched our ethos and company needs they were able to identify a Veteran who they believed would be ideal for us and they were right! We were so impressed with the individual we created a job for him and he has been excelling at the role showing great loyalty and passion for the company. We were so impressed with the Charity we also donated funds as part of the Female Veterans Research programme - exceptional charity with fantastic clients. ."