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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Ex Services - Accommodation & Housing

What is SPACES?

Single Persons Accommodation Centre for the Ex Services, SPACES, is a housing advice and placement service for veterans.

SPACES targets the most vulnerable of Service leavers, regardless of rank, length of service, or reason for discharge.  The SPACES office is located within The Beacon at Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire.

You’ll find:

◦The SPACES office is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, with answerphone service out-of-hours.

◦Helps to secure appropriate accommodation when you leave the Armed Forces to reduce the risk of homelessness or rough sleeping.

◦Help to find accommodation no matter where you are located across the UK.

◦Support from up to 12 months prior to discharge if you have housing concern (the SPACES team will maintain contact with you until suitable accommodation is secured).

◦All information treated in strict confidence.

◦Advice and referrals to other specialist agencies if required,

◦If you are married or a single parent, we will direct you to the Joint Service Housing Advice Office.

◦Information to assist Foreign & Commonwealth Service personnel with housing needs.

◦Optional referral to Riversides’ Care and Support bespoke accommodation centres for  single veterans.