Friday, 8 December 2017

Coaching and Mentoring PG Cert

Service Leavers Guide

This booklet has been produced to provide help and advice on a range of topics as you plan for your transition to civilian life. It aims to give useful information on the sort of help you can  get, who can provide it and the action you need to take.

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Quest Resettlement Magazine Dec 2017

Pupil information profile for Military Service Children

The Pupil information profile (PIP) form is a transfer document which is consistent for all pupils in any school setting to support specific aspects of a pupil’s background and learning.
It contains core information that supports a young person’s future learning as s/he moves to a new school. It also signposts the receiving school to any further additional, significant information about the young person. 

It contains information that supports a young person’s future learning and parents are encouraged to bring this to the attention of their child’s school about using it as a helpful tool, when the child is about to move to another school. It is intended to support continuous learning by identifying the pupil’s current and future learning needs.

Little Troopers - Tri Service Separation Packs

BRAND NEW Tri-service Separation Packs

Tri-service Separation Packs are now available! Perfect for any British Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Force family (regular or reserve)
Suitable for short or long separations;
World map & Stickers
10 x Chuff Charts Sheets & complete stickers
6 x Illustrated Postcards
Photo Frame
Little Trooper passport
Separation Booklet

View more and order here.....

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Future Accommodation Model (FAM)



Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

New AFF Co-ordinator at Marchwood

Hampshire Co-ordinator - Hazel Dobson. 

T: 0752 749 2803 E:

Covering the whole of Hampshire (excluding Aldershot) including Andover, Bordon, Gosport, Marchwood, Middle Wallop, Odiham, Thorney Island, Worthy Down

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Local Employment Links New Forest & Southampton

Southampton Daily EchoVisit

New Forest Council: Visit

Southampton City CouncilVisit

Civil Service Jobs: Visit

Job vacancies Southampton:

Southampton University: VISIT

Hampshire County Council Jobs

Search your local area for employment by clicking HERE

Service Leavers: Quest Magazine


Defence Discount Service- Wightlink

Wightlink is now offering 15-25% discounts when travelling to the Isle of Wight with a Defence Privilege Card.  Register for a card HERE.

Wightlink is the main link between the mainland and the Isle of Wight. Every year, we carry over 4.5 million passengers, making us one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators. We provide Island residents with an easy and frequent service to the mainland, as well as giving millions of holidaymakers a taste of Island life.

We operate three convenient routes and over 45,000 crossings a year. Crossings take approximately 22 minutes by foot passenger catamaran from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head and from 40 minutes by car ferry on our Lymington to Yarmouth and Portsmouth to Fishbourne routes.

Now taking bookings for 2018.

Civil Service job search

Find jobs in the Civil Service and central government organisations

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Army Welfare Service - HIVE Information Support For Military Personnel And Families

Don't Forget.......Your HIVE can help you by finding answers to questions about many aspects of living within a military community and has useful information to help with relocating including how to apply for Service Families Accommodation, Schools, Finding Doctors and Dentists and much more. In addition, your HIVE always has up to date information about your military community and the local area. 

You can also let your HIVE Information Support Officer know of any concerns or issues you may experience and they can report relevant concerns on your behalf.

Marchwood: 02380 862172 

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Veterans' Housing Advice

COBSEO: The Confederation of Services Charities

Cobseo, as the Confederation of Service Charities, provides a single point of contact for interaction with Government, including local government and the Devolved Administrations; with the Royal Household; with the Private Sector; and, of course, with other members of the Armed Forces Community. This allows Cobseo members to interact with all interested parties and especially to cooperate and collaborate with others in order to provide the best possible level of support to our beneficiaries.
Find out more.....CLICK HERE

Service to Civvy Are You Pension Ready?

The “Are you Pension Ready Campaign” recently launched by Veterans UK is a welcome initiative to raise awareness amongst Armed Forces personnel of their pension entitlements.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Send mail with the British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Use this link for the following services:
  • Find a BFPO number
  • Smartphone apps
  • How to address BFPO mail
  • Address format for service personnel
  • Address format for non-service personnel
  • Customs declarations
  • Cost
  • Enduring families free mail service (EFFMS)
  • Compensation, insurance and special delivery
  • What you can’t send
  • Buying goods online
  • Send an INtouch message
  • Contacts and enquiries

BFPO is also on:

Recruit for Spouses

Recruit for Spouses has been created to strengthen the employment opportunities for spouses of British Military members around the world and to encourage employers to commit to hiring military spouses by connecting employers with a talented, global, diverse workforce.
See the latest job vacancies on the website: 
and the facebook page: Facebook

Events in October 2017

Tuesday, 24th of October 2017 
Private Facebook Forum – Members Only
10:00 – 10:15
Creating your New CV by the New Year
Becky talks you through creating your CV from scratch
Military spouses join free here.

Wednesday, 25th of October 2017
09:00 -12:00 | Triton House, Churchill Square, Helensburgh
Pop in and meet your Helensburgh Representative, Lisa Grievson.
Lisa will be available to chat to you about registering with us to enable you to access the range of free services we offer.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Contacting CarillionAmey

You can contact the customer service teams in a number of ways:

Housing Repairs (Housing team)
  • Webchat (click the message icon from the bottom right hand corner of the page)
  • Facebook Messenger (send a private message to the team to start a chat)
  • Twitter message (send a private message to the team to start a chat)
  • Text message: 07860063406 (send a text to start a chat)
  • Telephone: 0800 707 6000 (option 1)
  • Email:

For all other enquiries Establishment Repairs (Regional Prime team), Housing Repairs (Housing team),  Allocations (Occupancy Services team), Complaints (Frontline Complaints team), General contact information use the following link: Contact Us