Grant Awards

Army Central Fund continue to support Defence Medical Welfare Service

DMWS are delighted to announce that Army Central Fund have awarded further funds to support our Welfare Services across the UK and our National Response Helpline. Thanks to Army Central Fund, we will continue to deliver crucial support to Army Serving personnel, reservists, and their family members.... Read more

DMWS to support homeless veterans in partnership with Veterans Housing Scotland thanks to AFCFT

DMWS are proud to have been awarded crucial funds from AFCFT under the Reducing Veteran Homelessness programme. In collaboration with Veterans Housing Scotland, an Edinburgh-based charity who provide affordable rented homes and wraparound for disabled veterans, both organisations will work together... Read more

AFCFT award DMWS funding to support needs of LGBT+ veterans in response to Review

On 19 July 2023, the Prime Minister and Defence Secretary apologised on behalf of the British state for the historic treatment of LGBT+ personnel, following the publication of the LGBT Veterans Independent Review which investigated the military’s pre-2000 ban on homosexuality in the Armed Forc... Read more

RAFBF continue to support DMWS with additional grant for RAF beneficiaries

DMWS are delighted to have been awarded further funding from The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. The funding will help support veterans with a wide number of issues and concerns and help us to both reduce social isolation and provide support with independent living. The Fund have been long-time sup... Read more

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity continue to support DMWS with £200,000 grant towards expansion of services

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity have generously awarded Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) £200,000 to help boost the support available throughout the UK. We know that Army personnel and their families can face considerable disruption and uncertainty due to lengthy deployments. In addition, whilst... Read more

DMWS Armed Forces Welfare Service established in Milton Keynes with help from Milton Keynes Community Foundation

Milton Keynes Community Foundation have awarded crucial funds to support a new Armed Forces Welfare Service in Milton Keynes. Based in Milton Keynes University Hospital, DMWS will provide non-clinical support to members of the Armed Forces Community (serving, reservists, and veterans) and their fami... Read more

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust provides essential boost for Nottingham Armed Forces Welfare Service

DMWS are delighted to announce that the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust have awarded crucial funds to support our existing Armed Forces Welfare Service in Nottingham under the Force for Change programme. Based in Nottingham University Hospital, these funds mean we can continue to deliver person-cen... Read more

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Fund an Award-Winning Project for Defence Medical Welfare Service

As a result of sustained funding provided to Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has awarded Matt Long of DMWS its ‘Outstanding Partner’ Award. The award recognises those who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment... Read more

Herefordshire Community Foundation award funding to Defence Medical Welfare Service

Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) has been awarded £9,970 by the Herefordshire Community Foundation to continue the provision of welfare services throughout Herefordshire. The grant will provide part of the funding necessary to support both elderly and frail veterans and their families through... Read more

Walking Football and Wellbeing Support Service

Herefordshire Football Association and Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) have come together to offer Walking Football Welfare Support in Herefordshire for veterans. It is available to veterans of all ages, physical ability and also their family membe... Read more