Gamelea Countryside Training Trust.

Veterans IT

New I.T equipment would enable ex service personnel to offer leaflets, labels, newsletter design and website management to food business "forces flavour it"

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It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 May 2011 to 12:00 AM, 1 May 2016

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Situation

A marginalised group of people – Ex Service Personnel who have found the transition from the Forces to Civvy street very challenging – many are homeless, have been in prison, have a problem of substance abuse – mainly alcohol. – (could be a sign of self medication because of mental illness.) and family break down.

Solution

practical activities - conservation, dry stone walling, animal care, horticulture, agricultural engineering, woodwork, equine therapy, healthy eating, I.T. and digital music, together with CBT, Hypnotherapy, EFT and Family Therapy. Help looking for permanent employment and housing. On going support. Leaflet, label and newsletter design and website management for ‘Forces Flavour – It’ of chutneys, jams, Ice Cream, etc. all produced on the farm, funds, accommodation and therapy.