SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity

We provide practical and emotional support to service and ex-service men and women and their immediate dependants who are in need.

We provide essential household items for veterans. We can also help them maintain mobility and independence at home by providing equipment such as electronically powered vehicles or mobility scooters, stair lifts, or riser and recliner chairs.

Last updated on 9 May 2019

Who is eligible?

Service and ex-service men and women and their dependants who are in need.

How to apply?

Contact your local branch of SSAFA or regional Royal British Legion (RBL) office. SSAFA or the RBL will arrange for a trained caseworker to interview you in your home to establish the full range of assistance that you need. Individuals should not apply directly.

Other information

SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity provides emotional and practical support, such as:

  • Community support to military families, such as transport to an appointment or help keeping your garden in shape
  • Support with mental health problems, including depression, anxiety or dealing with PTSD
  • Mentoring
  • Support with transition into civilian life
  • Additional needs and disability support
  • Health care
  • Housing advice
  • Debt advice
  • Bereavement support
  • Support for homeless veterans
  • Support for offenders and ex-offenders
  • Residential housing for veterans and their dependents

Contact details

SSAFA, The Armed Forces charity, Queen Elizabeth House
4, St Dunstan's Hill
London
EC3R 8AD
Telephone: 0800 731 4880
Email: welfare@ssafa.org.uk
Web: http://www.ssafa.org.uk