Frequently Asked Questions
- What does ASDIC stand for?
The Association of ex-Service Drop-In Centres (ASDIC).
- What does ASDIC aim to do?
The ASDIC network aims to link veterans and families’ Drop-Ins together for their mutual benefit and make them more accessible.
- How much does it cost to join?
Membership is free of charge.
- Why should I join ASDIC?
To benefit from being connected with a like-minded group that offer a range of services and support for Veterans. Your Drop-In will also be listed on our directory, and you will receive our Newsletter.
- How can I find where Drop-Ins are located?
The ones that have joined ASDIC are listed on our Directory. They can also be found on the Veterans Gateway map alongside other local resources.
- Do I have to be a registered Charity to join?
No. Each Drop-In can retain its identity within the context in which it was set up, whether on its own, as an independent charity, CIC or subordinate to a parent organisation (eg NHS, local County Council).
- What is the relationship between ASDIC and Veterans Gateway?
ASDIC is complementary to Veterans Gateway and focuses on the social support offered by the Drop-Ins across the UK and the assistance provided by specialist organisations. ASDIC supplies vital information on its Drop-In members to Veterans Gateway for inclusion on its website and App.