The following websites provide information and advice that may be beneficial to you:
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity – The charity provides timely practical and financial support to four generations of Army families, the physically disabled, the mentally ill, the homeless, the unemployed and the elderly.
British Legion – Caring and campaigning for the ex-Service community. Small business loans, training grants and advice.
Forces Pension Society – As the independent watchdog for the Armed Forces pensions, FPS reaches out to serving and retired Forces personnel and their relatives and dependents and also offers through life administrative services, such as private medical insurance, conveyancing, probate and will writing, whilst campaigning for Service pension rights. It also supports and advises members in their fight for the pensions they should be receiving.
The Officers’ Association – The Officers’ Association is a charity dedicated to assisting officers who have retired or are about to retire from Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.
RAF Association – The RAF Association (RAFA) provides comradeship, welfare and care for current and former members of the RAF.
RFEA – The Regular Forces Employment Association (RFEA) is part of the CTP and along with the Officers’ Association, and delivers employment support to Service leavers who are registered with the CTP. In addition to this, the RFEA are a long-established Service charity and within that remit, offer job finding assistance to veterans for life.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund – The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund exists to provide assistance to those of the extended Royal Air Force Family who need support as a consequence of poverty, sickness, disability, accident, infirmity or other adversity.
SSAFA– National organisation which aids servicemen and their families in times of need, providing welfare and social work services, health care, housing.
Veterans UK – Including information and guidance on War Pensions, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, Commemorations, medals and veterans’ issues.
White Ensign Association – The White Ensign Association is a Naval charity providing guidance on personal administration and finance to all Service and ex-Service personnel of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, and their Reserves.
Women’s Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust – The WRNS BT [Registered Charity] was founded to help the women who served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service.
The primary objective of the Trust is to provide relief in cases of necessity or distress among its members and their dependents. The Trust is also empowered, in suitable cases, to make grants for the education and training of members.
Sea Cadets – Sea Cadets is a national nautical charity supporting young people aged between 10 and 18. It offers an environment where young people can find new confidence and inspiration. A Sea Cadet unit is an independent charity and members of the UMT are its trustees. There are roles for Company Secretary, Chair and Treasurer. You’ll be part of a dedicated team of volunteers helping to fundraise and manage the unit.