Veterans to benefit from new supported housing in Wales
A £2.26m grant is being used to develop supporting housing clusters for veterans in Wales.
A property in Wrexham has been purchased by First Choice Housing Association, and other partners, to be converted into an eight bed high support and four bed low supported accommodation for Veterans, reports Wrexham.com.
This project will see veterans given the opportunity to train and gain qualifications in building trades or supporting trades. The training will be managed by the Community Self Build Agency.
Cllr Neil Rogers, Lead Member for Economic Development and Regeneration, said: “Since signing the Armed Forces Community Covenant in 2013, Wrexham Council’s officers and members along with our partners have worked tirelessly to recognise the needs of veterans in Wrexham to ensure they were not disadvantaged in any way due to their military service to their country. I am now delighted to bring this report to members and I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all our Armed Forces Champion, Cllr David Griffiths, our staff and partner organisations who have come a long way in such a short time.”
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