Welfare and Support
Help and Support for Serving & Veteran CommandosVeterans UK is the Government site providing information on support services available for Veterans and their families from lots of different organisations - all in one. The following are some of the more notable registered charities who are there to help those who are serving, or who have served. It is not our intention to list the many hundreds of groups registered as such. If you need help, or know of anyone who may need help, please do contact them. Click on their names to do so.
The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community - serving men and women, veterans, and their families
SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity offers help and support to all serving members and former members of all ranks of the Armed Forces, widows, and dependants.
Army Benevolent Fund The Soldiers Charity providing support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need.
Royal Artillery Charitable Fund Helping all members of the Regimental family in need, whatever the cause, and at any time in their lives.
Royal Engineers Association Benevolence Aims to provide financial and other assistance to serving and former members of the Corps, their spouses, widows, widowers and dependants who are in need through poverty.
Royal Logistic Corps Association Charitable Trust Provides grants to individuals, for relief in need
WW2 Burma Star Association Dedicated to comradeship and welfare for those who fought in WW2 in the jungles of Burma
Blesma Dedicated to enabling limbless veterans to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
Blind Veterans UK For vision impaired ex-Service men and women providing free, lifelong services and support to help them adjust to life with sight loss, irrespective of when or how it occurred.
Help for Heroes Delivering an enduring national network of support for our wounded and their families. This includes their excellent sports recovery programme.
Combat Stress Working with Veterans of the British Armed Forces, and members of the Reserve Forces, providing free treatment and support
Kartforce Getting injured troops into the exciting world of Motorsport through Karting.
The Not Forgotten Association - A Tri-Service charity providing entertainment, leisure and recreation for the serving wounded, injured or sick and for ex-service men and women with disabilities.
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