This report provides an independent assessment highlighting the excellent service that Stoll is providing as well as how to evolve the Outreach Transition Service; for instance by making sure more Service Leavers are aware of the help we can provide. Alongside Forces in Mind Trust, we have published a call to action. The call to action highlights the importance of identifying vulnerable Service Leavers, making sure that they have the right information at the right time, and are offered appropriate, tailored support
“We are pleased that the evidence shows our service is helping those in the London area; we must now ensure there is effective transition support available for Service Leavers in other parts of the country, notably those in the South and South East where the shortfall in appropriate accommodation for Veterans is most acute.” – Ed Tytherleigh, Chief Executive.
The Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York was commissioned by Stoll and Riverside to undertake research on the accommodation and housing related support needs of single Veterans in Great Britain – read the executive summary below.
The research has highlighted areas of the country with the greatest shortfall of affordable homes to rent for Veterans and as a result we are now building 34 homes in Aldershot, the area identified as having the greatest housing shortfall.
Later in 2017 the next phase of the research will be published. It will examine the various types of housing available based on interviews with Veterans and surveys with housing providers.