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Positive Pathways. By Veterans For Veterans.

We’re very happy to announce that WWTW has been successful in securing funding through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund’s Positive Pathways Programme to deliver two new projects in Scotland and Northern Ireland.


Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways Programme funds projects that develop and run activities that support the mental health and wellbeing of ex-forces personnel. 

 

The MEDALS project in Scotland will offer a series of mental health recovery events including opportunities to increase physical activity and take part in sports, arts, music, mindfulness and other wellbeing sessions.

The NI Veteran Art & Culture Navigation project aims to engage veterans in a wide range of art, heritage and culture activities.  There will be particular emphasis on hard-to-reach veterans, linking them into wellbeing activities and communities.

 

We will also be collaborating with AA Veterans' Support on their NI Veterans’ Sports and Outdoors Navigation.  The project will identify, locate, promote and support social prescription and wellbeing activities for veterans, specifically sports and outdoor-related activities, across Northern Ireland. The group will work in collaboration with Northern Ireland Veterans' Support Office (NIVSO) and Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) to identify isolated veterans and link them into wellbeing activities and communities.

 

If you’re an Armed Forces supporting charity or CIC and you’re interested in applying for funding through the Positive Pathways Programme please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at positivepathways@wwtw.org.uk.  As Strategic Partners, WWTW can offer comprehensive support in Northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland for applicants and grant holders to connect and develop.