Defence and armed forces – guidance

Tri-service welfare referral protocol

Referral arrangements between single service welfare providers and the Veterans Welfare Service (VWS).

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This protocol recognises that both the single service welfare providers and the VWS have an important role to play in the provision and co-ordination of welfare support for those with a presenting welfare need. The purpose of this protocol is to define how single service welfare providers and the VWS can work together effectively to optimise the welfare support provided to the in service and veteran community.