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Providing peer support to the Armed Forces families who are supporting British service personnel or veterans who are living with a physical injury or mental illness.

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Volunteering Opportunity

Volunteering Opportunity

   Volunteering Opportunity   Do you feel passionate about supporting members within the Ripple Pond community?   We are excited to be adding to our volunteer programme by recruiting a team of Buddies who will provide a 1:1 connection with members who are...

RAF Veteran walks 874 miles for Forces Families

RAF Veteran walks 874 miles for Forces Families

          RAF Veteran to walk 874 miles for Forces Families   Phil joined the RAF straight from school aged 17 and served 28 years, deploying all over the world including Germany, Afghanistan, Falklands, Balkans, and both Gulf wars....

The Ripple Pond launches a new Mentor scheme

The Ripple Pond launches a new Mentor scheme

      The Ripple Pond launches a new Peer Mentor scheme. Continuing to offer a range of support avenues to the Forces family    The Ripple Pond is delighted to announce that we have recruited 5 volunteer Peer Mentors.  They all come to us with a...

Real Stories

Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

I remember vividly receiving the phone call from the psychologist confirming my husband’s diagnosis of PTSD. It was on the day of our daughter’s funeral.  The pregnancy that had ended too soon resulted in the child we’d never fully know, and who’d never breathe in...

Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

As many people know, as it is not a conversation I shy away from, my fantastic hubby was diagnosed with PTSD in 2011 after his last tour of Afghanistan. The run up to and post diagnosis was a particularly difficult transition as we were in our early 20s and our lives...

Cindy’s Story

Cindy’s Story

I stumbled upon The Ripple Pond at a time when I desperately needed help and support living with my husband with PTSD. His illness had got so bad that I was at the end of my tether, trying to juggle being a good Mum and keeping myself healthy so that I could be the...

A UK wide Self help support network for the adult family members of British Service Personnel and Veterans.
help@theripplepond.org
Telephone 0333 900 1028

 

Registered Charity Number 1161224 | Scottish Charity Number SC046402

The Ripple Pond
99 Western Road,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN7 1RS

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