The Big Lottery Reaching Communities Grant Fund
Forward Assist are delighted to report that About Turn CIC the Charities 'Not for Profit' Social Enterprise has been awarded £287,548. to continue and indeed expand its work with North East Veterans struggling with the transition form military service to civilian life.
Tony Wright Founder and CEO of Forward Assist said;
" This is award from The Big Lottery recognizes the outstanding contribution Forward Assist and About Turn has made to the mental health and well being of veterans of all ages across the North East by utilising veteran specific 'peer led' support groups and veteran mentors . As a fledgling Charity with a track record of delivery we will ensure that this funding enables us to provide many more innovative 'needs led' services to veterans and their families over the next three years".