Registered Charity No: 1128026

Veterans In Action

The Old Grain Store
Redenham Park Farm, Redenham Park
Andover, Hampshire
SP11 9AQ

Telephone: 01264 771658

Out of Hours: 07889 400830



Gunning It To Gallipoli

      Graham Barber and his  good friend Harry Danaher, both former Royal Marines and Enfield Bullet motorcycle enthusiasts came up with an idea for a road trip which would ... Read More

Fuel Appeal 'Walk 4 PTSD'

CAN YOU HELP? Over the last 4 years VIA have walked 8,600 miles across the UK with over 300 veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Starting in Andover on ... Read More

Mental Health Hero Award

On Thursday 05th of February Billy MacLeod the Founder of Veterans In Action (VIA) was invited to an award ceremony at Admralty House,  Whitehall, London where he received a runner up ... Read More

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 Veterans In Action


Heading down the TayVeterans In Action (VIA) is a UK based charity that helps veterans who have suffered the effects of war or who find the transition to civilian life difficult specialising in the social reintegration of HM Forces Veterans to civilian life.

VIA take a non-therapy approach and instead use the outdoors, challenging events, expeditions and center based projects to help rebuild veterans’ confidence, self-esteem and self-belief.

To enable VIA to do this they have designed their own unique Program called ALIVE based on studies in Australia into Wilderness and Adventure Therapy and through their own training adapted to work specifically with veterans.

Over the last 4 years VIA have walked a distance of 8,600 miles across the UK where veterans join our team for a 30 day period which challenges them physically and emotionally working alongside their peers.

The overriding aim VIA is to develop a national Veteran support framework centering on the principles of Center Based Projects and Adventurous Activities, in support of the UK’s Veteran Community.

After a veteran has been identified as an individual who might benefit from our services, we offer a range of support packages designed to encourage social participation and to a degree challenge the individual via a range of meaningful activities from fundraising to the more physical challenges engendered in Adventure Training.

As suggested our services can be divided broadly into two distinctly separate areas, the Center Based Element where veterans get fully involved in developing projects that they run whilst the other focuses specifically on Adventurous Activities and Expeditions.

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The largest charity walk being done by veterans suffering from PTSD…

From Alan Waugh to commemorate ANZAC Day, Alan is a Sapper and nor Australian Defence Force

Early start up at the VIA ALIVE Centre getting ready to see off Graham Barber and and Harry Danaher to former...

Just out on Amazon the new book 'First into Sangin' by VIA Patron Trevor Coult MC, this is a fantastic true and...

My new daysack suppied by @RegattaOnline for our 4,000 mile Walk 4 PTSD in 17 days time

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