Possible Armed Forces Contacts- Keeping Families in Mind

This is an established and innovative service from Sheffield Mind, funded by the Ministry of Defence. It offers therapeutic support to the families of serving and veteran armed forces personnel.

 

Keeping Families in Mind

 

This is an established and innovative service from Sheffield Mind, funded by the Ministry of Defence. It offers therapeutic support to the families of serving and veteran armed forces personnel.

 

We believe that family members are best able to support one another if they are able to access the help and support that they need.

“My therapist has been an absolute trooper and I would thoroughly recommend her to other families. She has given me the space and support I needed to heal, following some difficult times. I see more clearly what steps I need to take to help me move forward with more positivity. Thankyou very much for this support - a life saver” – KFiM client

 

 

Who We Support

Family Members

Our service is available to

  • Anyone who has a family member currently serving in the Armed Forces
  • Anyone who has a family member who is an Armed Forces Veteran

Family members include:

  • Spouse/Partner
  • Parent
  • Child
  • Sibling
  • Carer

This service is available for families over the age of 18.

The service is available to the families of current and veteran personnel from all branches of the armed forces.  

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Living in South Yorkshire

We support family members living in South Yorkshire regardless of where their relative is currently living or stationed.

Our Offer

One-to-one counselling

We offer free, confidential counselling from a qualified (BACP registered) therapist.

 

The service is flexible in its delivery; we can see people in our offices throughout South Yorkshire, at community venues or visit people in their homes. We also offer telephoe counselling and video counselling via zoom.

 

Support groups

We run monthly groups across South Yorkshire. Our support groups encourage peer support and provide people with the space to talk and be heard, as well as to listen to others. Groups are open to families of currently serving personnel and veterans.

 

Events

We organise a Family Fun Day every year with information stalls, children’s activities and a football tournament. The aim of the event is intended to bring families together and promote greater awareness of services and support networks.

 

About Mind in South Yorkshire

 

Your local Mind - in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster - have been delivering mental health support across South Yorkshire for over 40 years. We believe that good mental health is fundamental to living a healthy and fulfilling life and to having positive relationships with the people around us.

 

We believe in empowerment and encourage people to take positive steps toward improving their mental health, promoting self-help and peer support.

 

Contact Us

 

For further information, please contact us:

 

Sheffield Mind

The Wellbeing Centre

110 Sharrow Lane

Sheffield

S11 8AL

 

Phone: 07900 743930

 

Email: [email protected]

 

Web: www.sheffieldmind.co.uk

 

Registered Charity No. 276108

 

 

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Keeping Families in Mind has been generously funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund.