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Providing a pathway of support for veterans

Alabaré Homes for Veterans provides supported accommodation to British Armed Forces veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. Support includes help with mental wellbeing and support accessing future employment.

Make a referral enquiry Call: 01722 322882

We believe no veteran should be sleeping on the streets

Our Alabaré Homes for Veterans helps ex-Armed Forces personnel who are struggling in their civilian lives and who face homelessness sleeping on sofas or in temporary accommodation, cars or tents. Our teams understand the experiences of serving in our Armed Forces and offer specialised support to help our veterans move on to successful independent lives once more.

We have homes for veterans across England and Wales. Please make a referral using the enquiry form above or telephone during office hours. If you need support outside of the locations we operate in, please use the Op FORTITUDE referral form.

If you have served and worry you could become homeless in the near future, please do get in touch.

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Alabaré Homes for Veterans

Please take a look at our map below to see our homes local to you. Addresses are non-specific unless listed. We are able to accept self-referrals from veterans across the UK.  If you need support or advice, please get in touch today.

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  • Boots on the Ground map marker Boots on the Ground
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  • Veterans Self-Build Scheme map marker Veterans Self-Build Scheme

Services for homeless veterans

Our teams offer a personalised pathway of support that considers your health, finances and employment goals as well as helping you secure a home to move onto when you are ready. Alongside our homes we have a range of opportunities for veterans living with us, and also those living in the community, across the South West and across north and south Wales.

Take a moment to watch our short video.

Accommodation and support

In every home you would have your own room with communal kitchens and living rooms. It will not take long before it is looking homely and it feels like yours.

We will provide you with a key worker from our team and together you will agree on an action plan based your needs and goals. We can also help you access support and services from other agencies if needed. We will help you look at your options for future housing and support you to find a suitable new home when you are ready to move on from us.

There is a range of training and activities available to you, including art, music, cooking and health. Our chaplaincy service is also available to you if you wish to explore your spiritual wellbeing. We also provide you with our Tenancy Training programme which helps you build the skills, confidence and knowledge you will need to successfully manage your future.

Our Homes for Veterans are grateful for funding from the Office for Veterans’ Affairs (OVA), the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust under the Reducing Veterans’ Homelessness programme. We are proud to be working in partnership with Op FORTITUDE towards ending veteran homelessness.

Alabaré veteran self-build

Veterans’ Self-Build

Our Veterans’ Self-Build provides training and support for former military personnel. We have partnered with housing developers, local authorities and housing associations to offer this programme to veterans who have been homeless.

Each veteran self-builder will gain recognised qualifications in the construction industry while receiving support to build greater confidence and improved mental health. Each programme lasts between 1 and 3 years, and each veteran who completes the full course will also have the opportunity to live in one of the homes they helped build.

Opportunities currently exist in Plymouth and Wiltshire, with more planned.

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Alabare's Boots on the Ground North Wales

Boots on the Ground

Our teams across the South, and north and south Wales, build self-esteem, resilience, skills and wellbeing for veterans through our group activities in the great outdoors.

Veterans across our service, and those in the community who need support with their wellbeing, can take part in a range of outdoor pursuits, such as gardening, archaeology, workshop crafts, walks and beach cleaning.

All our activities are run in a friendly, supportive atmosphere that promote positive mental wellbeing. Our team includes mentors who can also provide peer support to our participants.

Boots on the Ground

It’s pulled me back to the person I was before addiction got hold of me.

I’ve always cared for others, but once I got into the thick of it, it totally changed me. I want people to understand that there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Read Jimmy's story

How you can help

Like to get more involved with our work?  We can’t do what we do without our supporters and fundraisers, whether that is running a fundraising event or taking part in one of our public events, or by volunteering your time and working alongside our clients. Please call us for a chat about how you would like to be involved.

Take part in an event

Our events help us continue to fund life-changing care and support for homeless adults, young people, veterans and those with learning disabilities. Take a look at our calendar of events, including our signature BIG Sleeps.

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Fundraise

Fundraising helps ensure we can keep providing life changing care and support. Our fantastic supporters put on all kinds of activities, from quiz nights, raffles, auctions or walks, even to rowing the Atlantic: the more creative the better!

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Sponsor a room

Your donation will give a vulnerable homeless veteran a warm, safe place to call home. Your generosity will help provide accommodation and support, training and life skills, helping them escape the cycle of homelessness for good.

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Quick contact

If you need some help or have any questions please get in touch. We will get back to you within 48 hours for any general enquiries. If you need emergency help click here

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