Projects

The Armed Services Advice Project

The Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) has been created to be the focal point for the Armed Forces Community in Scotland for access to advice, information and support.

ASAP (Falkirk) is funded by Falkirk Council in the Falkirk area.

Who can we help?

ASAP can help if you are in one of the following groups:

  • Currently serving in the Armed Forces, either Regular or Reserve, or a dependant of someone who is
  • Have previously served in the Armed Forces, either Regular or Reserve, or a dependant of someone who has
  • A member of the Merchant Navy who served in a commercial vessel in support of legally defined UK military operations, or a dependant of someone who has.

What can we do to help you?

We have information on a comprehensive range of issues, including:

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Benefits
  • War Pensions
  • Debt and Money Advice
  • Relationships
  • CSA
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Employment.

We have active links with other organisations such as Combat Stress, SSAFA Forces Help, Veterans Welfare Service, RBLS and PoppyScotland.

The project has a locally based Support Officer covering Denny, Falkirk and Grangemouth. There is also a central helpline which is open from Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm – 0808 800 1007 or email: ASAP@citizensadvicedirect.org.uk.