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Welcome to the Welfare Office where our goal is to provide a responsive service that meets the needs of soldiers, officers, their families, and the unit leadership. This support is for Allied Rapid Reaction Corp members from all nations and civil servants. With all welfare matters (less a few exceptional circumstances) there is a strict code of confidentiality that respects the privacy of individuals involved.

The Welfare Office and Staff

The Welfare Office is based at Imjin Barracks, Gloucester GL3 1HA. The Office can be found opposite the Barracks, in Building 94, next to the Innsworth Station Community Centre.
Welfare Staff
   Telephone  UK Military Telephone
 Unit Welfare Officer (UWO)  01452 362557  94571 4557
 Unit Welfare Warrant Officer (UWWO)  01452 362552  94571 4552
 International Welfare Liaison Officer  01452 362553  94571 4553
 International Housing Liaison Officer  01452 362554  94571 4554
 Welfare Office reception  01452 362550  94571 4550
 Welfare Social Media Team  01452 362564  94571 4564
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Welfare Support
The Welfare Office provides support a service personnel and their families based at Innsworth Station - HQ ARRC, ARRC Support Battalion, HQ 1 Sig Bde and 252 Sigs Sqn. Welfare also provides support to personnel and families from Joint Support Services Unit (JSSU) and Joint Cyber Unit (JCU) at the Government Communications HQ (CGHQ) Cheltenham, and to 721 Stn Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Regiment at Ashchurch. The trained welfare officers deal with welfare needs/cases fro personnel and their families. They listen to, advise and provide support. When needed they will refer to other agencies for more specialist advice, (i.e Army Welfare Service).
- 252 Signal Squadron are parented by 22 Signal Regiment, Beacon Barracks, Stafford, and 721 EOD Squadron by 11 EOD Didcot. They provide welfare support for those personnel: Welfare Officers refer any welfare queries from those personnel to their relevant Parent Unit Welfare Team. 

Welfare Social Media Team
The Welfare Social Media Team are responsible for organising and facilitating events for families. The events such as coffee mornings, kids movie teatime, kids disco, seasonal craft activities, bingo evenings, are held in the the Innsworth Station Community Centre. there is a Welfare Facebook site, (noted below), which is monitored by The Welfare Media Team and Welfare Reception. It is used to pass on information/notices of meetings, events, etc, in the Community Centre and in the local area. Personnel and spouses can apply to join the site.


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