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Transition

British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) is a Social Enterprise created to help the Armed Forces Community with their transition into civilian life.

Telephone: 02476 939931

Email the BFRS team.

For more information, visit the BFRS website.

The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is the Ministry of Defence working with Right Management. Leave the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force or the Royal Marines at any rank and you can benefit from resettlement support, career transition advice and training opportunities. They are the official provider of Armed Forces resettlement. They offer courses and resettlement centres.

Speak with a CTP Career Consultant contact the CTP team on 0203 162 4410.

For more information, visit the CTP website.

For further information on the courses, to check availability or to book your provisional place contact the Course Booking and Information Centre (CBIC) on 01252 954 007 or email the CTP team.

CTP provides flexible support from two years before discharge, through to two years after. They give you all the tools you need to market yourself confidently to employers and to get the most out of life outside the forces. There are nine Resettlement Centres in the UK, and one in Germany. The headquarters are in London, and the Vocational Training Centre is in Aldershot. Our Regional Resettlement Centre is on St Aidan’s Road, North Yorkshire DL9 3AY.

Telephone: 01748 872930 

Military telephone: 94731 2930

Email the CTP team at Catterick.

Civvy Street aims to provide support and mentoring for all those recently leaving, or about to leave, the forces who are looking for employment opportunities and a chance to redeploy the skills learned while serving. Civvy Street is for anyone who has served in the UK Armed Forces (regular or reserves). It is also for their widows, widowers, partners and dependants. Anyone with an Armed Forces connection can apply to become a registered and approved member of Civvy Street. Membership is validated against Armed Forces number and branch’.

Telephone: 0800 009 8015

Email the Civvy Street team.

For more information, visit the Civvy Street website.

The aim of the Forces in Mind Trust is to provide an evidence base that will influence and underpin policy making and service delivery in order to enable ex-service personnel and their families to lead successful civilian lives.

For more information, visit the FIM Trust website.

Pathfinder International magazine has been distributed by the Ministry of Defence to personnel leaving the Armed Forces each and every month since 1991 and is a vital source of information for resettling servicemen and women’.

Telephone: 0191 442 0198

Email the Pathfinder team.

For more information, visit the Pathfinder website.

If people are in uniform or have already started to prepare for life ‘outside’, QUEST – now incorporating COURSES 4 FORCES – a new go-to guide to support people along their Forces journey. With education options while serving, to resettlement and beyond. A guide to funding, training, courses, careers and transition. If people have left HM Armed Forces, QUEST still has a lot to offer. Whether it’s finding out about funding, help with job hunting or general support with the everyday challenges of settling back in to civilian life.

For more information, visit the QUEST website.

VETS  – Veterans Employment Transition Support – is a social enterprise that brings together charities, businesses and the MOD to improve employment outcomes for veterans, employers and the UK economy. VETS is completely free to join and is open to anyone eligible to work in the UK who has served in the Armed Forces, including the Reserves, regardless of length of service. They help with everything from translating military skills, on the job support, refining a CV, to general advice and guidance.

Email the VETS team.

For more information, visit the Veteran Employment Transition Support website.