Fund­ing con­tin­ues for vet­er­ans’ help

The Oban Times - - News -

ARGYLL and Bute Cit­i­zens Ad­vice Bureau said it was de­lighted with the re­cent an­nounce­ment that fund­ing for its Armed Ser­vices Ad­vice Project is to con­tinue for a fur­ther three years.

The project, funded by Pop­pyscot­land and Royal Bri­tish Le­gion, be­gan in Oc­to­ber 2014 and has helped armed ser­vices per­son­nel, their fam­i­lies and vet­er­ans from all over Argyll and Bute.

Project ad­viser Sandra Stani­land said she had seen a steady in­crease in re­fer­rals to as­sist clients with im­me­di­ate ad­vice on ben­e­fits, hous­ing and debt, and mak­ing re­fer­rals to other or­gan­i­sa­tions for spe­cific help.

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