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Naval Children’s Charity

Telephone: 023 9263 9534

Email: caseworkers@navalchildrenscharity.org.uk

Website: www.navalchildrenscharity.org.uk

Description: The Naval Children’s Charity has been helping Naval Children since 1825, for nearly 200 years. If you serve or have served in the Naval Service (Royal Navy, Royal Marines, QARNNS, WRNS, Reserves or Royal Fleet Auxiliary) and you have a child/children up to and including the age of 25 we may be able to help you.

HighGround

Telephone: 07951 495272

Email: anna@highground-uk.org

Website: www.highground-uk.org

Description: Our vision is to be the leading organisation for the provision of land-based opportunities for all ex-military personnel and Reservists.

Armed Forces Christian Union

Telephone: 01793 783123

Email: office@afcu.org.uk

Website: www.afcu.org.uk

Description: The Armed Forces' Christian Union (AFCU), is an interdenominational, tri-service fellowship of Christians who wish to grow in their faith and share it with those with whom they serve. It seeks to encourage and build up Christians in the Armed Forces in their faith and to support evangelism and does this by producing literature, providing prayer support for serving members, organising activities and teaching holidays and weekends, and by personal visits.

Alabare

Telephone: 01722 322 882

Email: enquiries@alabare.co.uk

Website: www.alabare.co.uk

Description: We are a charity supporting vulnerable, homeless and marginalised people. We help them transform their lives, providing accommodation and helping them gain the skills, confidence and opportunities to live a fulfilled life.

RAF Benevolent Fund

Telephone: 0300 102 1919

Email: mail@rafbf.org.uk

Website: www.rafbf.org

Description: The RAF Benevolent Fund is the RAF's leading welfare charity with a proud tradition of looking after its own. We are there for all serving and former members of the RAF as well as their partners and dependent children.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Email: help@aamail.org

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Description: AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help. Alcoholics Anonymous does not engage in the fields of alcoholism research, medical or psychiatric treatment, education, or advocacy in any form, although members may participate in such activities as individuals.

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

Telephone: 0207 901 8900

Email: supportercare@soldierscharity.org

Website: www.soldierscharity.org

Description: ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the national charity of the British Army, providing a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their families when they are in need.

We are a grant-making charity, supporting 70,000 people in around 60 countries each year. We do this by awarding grants to individuals and families, and providing essential funding to around 90 charities and organisations that support the Army family. When we hear of a person or family in need, we aim to respond within 48 hours.

The Not Forgotten Association

Telephone: 0207 730 2400

Email: info@thenotforgotten.org

Website: www.thenotforgotten.org

Description: Our objective is to act generally for the benefit of service and ex-service personnel with disabilities or who are wounded, including the organisation or provision of items or facilities for leisure and recreational activities, travel, holidays and outings.

Haig Housing

Telephone: 020 8685 5777

Email: enquiries@haighousing.org.uk

Website: www.haighousing.org.uk

Description: The object of Haig Housing is to provide housing assistance to ex-Service people and/or their dependants. Currently this object is achieved by letting general needs homes at affordable rents to the ex-Service community, and providing tailored housing solutions to suit the individual needs of severely wounded and disabled Veterans. Haig Housing also offers a wide range of housing advice to the Service community and is the Strategic Housing Partner of Help for Heroes.

Combat Stress

Telephone: 0800 138 1619

Email: helpline@combatstress.org.uk

Website: www.combatstress.org.uk

Description: We are Combat Stress, the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For over a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues. The work we do is life-changing and often life-saving. No one else does what we do.

The Royal British Legion

Telephone: 0808 802 8080

Email: info@britishlegion.org.uk

Website: www.britishlegion.org.uk

Description: The Royal British Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community.

We're here through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We've been here since 1921 and we'll be here as long as they need us.

We are the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, with 235,000 members, 110,000 volunteers and a network of partners and charities; helping us give support wherever and whenever it’s needed.

Help for Heroes

Telephone: 0300 303 9888

Email: getsupport@helpforheroes.org.uk

Website: www.helpforheroes.org.uk

Description: Help for Heroes was founded by Bryn and Emma Parry OBE to provide lifetime support to those wounded in the service of their country. No matter when someone served, we believe that those prepared to put their lives second, deserve a second chance at life. Every course and activity we offer aims to empower them to look beyond illness and injury, regain their purpose, reach their potential and have a positive impact on society.

SSAFA

Telephone: 0800 731 4880

Email: supporter@ssafa.org.uk

Website: https://www.ssafa.org.uk

Description: We exist to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to support their independence and dignity.

In recognition of their service to the Nation, SSAFA works to ensure that the needs of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families are met in an appropriate and timely way.

Walking With The Wounded

Telephone: 01263 863 900

Email: info@wwtw.org.uk

Website: www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk

Description: Established in 2010, Walking With The Wounded, a military charity for ex-military in the UK, supports a pathway for disadvantaged veterans to re-integrate back into society and sustain their independence. At the heart of this journey is employment.

We recognise the inherent skills of our armed service personnel and want to complement these qualities, as well as provide support to transfer their skills into the civilian workplace.

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