Events, drop-ins and news

Please contact us if you have any information on upcoming events at afcc@warwickshire.gov.uk.

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Forthcoming events and opportunities

Date Event Location
Now Rememberance events 2021 (PDF, 95 KB) Coventry, Solihull, Warwickshire
Now Veterans Virtual Community Online
Now Step Into Health NHS jobs programme Online
Autumn FREE 8 week Veterans Wild Wellbeing in the Woods programme Coventry, Leamington Spa, Rugby

Drop-in locations

Organisation Activity Phone Email
Veterans Contact Point (VCP) Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm and Friday, 10am to 2pm by appointment only. VCP can also be contacted out of hours, by ringing and leaving a message. 024 7634 3793 contactus@veteranscontactpoint.co.uk
VCP/Nuneaton Brew and Banter Every Wednesday, 2pm. Maximum of 6 people allowed. 024 7634 3793 contactus@veteranscontactpoint.co.uk
VCP/Atherstone Brew and Banter Every Wednesday, 2pm. Maximum of 6 people allowed. 024 7634 3793 contactus@veteranscontactpoint.co.uk
SSAFA Cov and Warks Continuing to provide support via referrals and casework.  Referral via 07896 478623 warwickcov.branch@ssafa.org.uk
Royal British Legion - West Midlands Advice line available 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. Home visits reducing, but other support continues 0808 802 8080  info@britishlegion.org.uk
Atherstone Hub Every Thursday and every first Saturday of the month, 10.00am - 1:00PM in Alexandra Community Centre 024 7634 3793 contactus@veteranscontactpoint.co.uk
Veterans UK Face to face visits suspended. Referrals via 01562 825527 veterans-uk-vws-wales-mid@mod.uk

Events affected by coronavirus

The following are suspended until further notice:

  • All AFVBCs
  • Veterans Café at RRF Museum
  • SSAFA NAAFI break Coventry

The Royal British Legion veterans course

The Royal British Legion Battle Back Centre has developed a new five day fully funded residential course for veterans.

The dates for the course are:

  • 10 to 14 February 2020
  • 11 to 15 May 2020
  • 6 to 10 July 2020
  • 21 to 25 September 2020
  • 16 to 20 November 2020
  • 25 to 29 January 2021
  • 22 to 26 March 2021

To apply for a course call 0195 281 5681 or email battlebackcentreveteranscourse@britishlegion.org.uk.