Welfare Useful Links:

  • Welfare Support Programme - in association with POLFED and PFOA - Officers involved in death or serious injury incidents that result in post-incident investigations or those who are suspended from duty can now access to the Federation’s Welfare Support Programme (WSP). They have a 24/7 helpline http://www.polfed.org/fedatwork/Welfare_Support_Programme.aspx
  • Call 4 backup - Charity signposting police officers and staff where to get legal, financial and wellbeing support www.call4backup.org
  • Police Dependents Trust - A charity which assists officers who have been injured on duty and also funds private mental health care for officers in the unlikely event they are sectioned https://www.pdtrust.org/get-help/police-personnel/securemental-health-treatment-funding/ 
  • PFOA - Police Firearm Officers Association is a charity able to provide welfare support to members who are serving or retired AFOs, firearms tactical commanders and taser officers https://www.pfoa.co.uk
  • Mind - The charity facilitates the Blue Light Programme for emergency services. You can call, email or text their confidential Blue Light Infoline; just for emergency service staff, volunteers and their families. Trained advisors provide understanding, information and signposting to local support services. https://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/campaigns/bluelight/
  • PTSD999 - PTSD999 is unique in the way it provides support; the majority of its trustees, administrators and most importantly doctors and counselling staff have served in the Emergency Services and/or Military and suffered PTSD, or have close ties with someone who has. This enables us to understand exactly the unique un-written bond that ties us all together. https://www.ptsd999.org.uk/about/
  • Our Blue Light - Supporting Emergency & Essential workers with their mental health & wellbeing https://www.ourbluelight.com/
  • Police Charities UK -  a single place to find dedicated police charities within the United Kingdom http://policecharitiesuk.org

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