Wednesday, 11 January 2017

ARMY WELFARE SERVICE (AWS)

The aim of Army Welfare Service (AWS) Personal Support is to help serving married and single personnel and families with any personal or family difficulties that arise, by providing a confidential, comprehensive and professional welfare service.  They can provide support with the following issues:

Relationship difficulties
Bereavement
CSA concerns
Parenting skills
Child care
Special Needs
Benefits information
Housing
Debt
Equal Opportunities issues
Casualty Support

The AWS has a branch in Woolwich located next to the Welfare Office, opposite Upper Gun Park. The entrance is to the right hand side of the Welfare Office.  The AWS is outside of the Chain of Command and can be approached directly.  If you need to use this service an appointment can be made by calling  AWS Reception on 020 8781 2207.  The AWS operates a strict confidentiality policy in accordance with legal requirements.  No personal information will be passed to anyone outside of AWS without the persons consent.