Armed Forces Covenant

Service Charities and Organisations

Below is a list of useful charities and organisations that can offer support and advice to people who are ex-service or still serving and their families.

Aden Veterans Association

Air Crew Association

ABF The Soldiers' Charity

Army Families Federation

Army Widows Association

Association of Jewish Ex-Service Men and Women

Association of Wrens


British Forces Foundation

British Korean Veterans Association

British Nuclear Tests Veterans Association

Broughton House

The Burma Star Association

The Chaseley Trust

Combat Stress

Defence Discount Service


Federation of Naval Associations

Forces Compare

The Fellowship of the Services

Forces Pension Society

George Cross Island Association

Greenwich Hospital

Haig Homes

Haig Housing Trust

Help for Heroes

International Military Support Resources

King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes

Lord Leycester Hospital

Merchant Navy Association

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

Northern Ireland Veterans Association

The "Not Forgotten" Association

Officers' Association

Officers' Association Scotland

Poppyscotland (Earl Haig Fund)

Queen Alexandra Hospital Home

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

RAF Bomb Disposal Association

RAF ex-POW Association

RAF Families Federation

RAF Widows Association

RFEA - Regular Forces Employment Association

RN Officers Charity

Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA)

Royal Airforce Benevolent Fund

Royal Alfred Seafarers' Society

Royal British Legion

Royal British Legion Industries

Royal British Legion Scotland

Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League

Royal Irish Aftercare Service

Royal Marines Association

Royal Naval Association

Royal Navy Benevolent Fund

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

The Royal Observer Corps Association

Royal Star & Garter

Scottish Veterans' Garden City Association

Scottish Veterans' Residences

Seafarers Support

Skill Force Development

South Atlantic Medal Association

SSAFA Forces help

The Services Sound & Vision Corporation (SSVC)

Blind Veterans UK

Society of Military Widows

St John & Red Cross Defence Medical Welfare Service

Suez Veterans Association

Union Jack Club

Veterans Aid

Veterans Scotland

Victory Services Association

War Widows Association of GB

White Ensign Association

Women's Royal Naval Service Benevolent Trust

Housing Charities



Haig Homes

Haig Housing Trust

Royal Star & Garter

Scottish Veterans Residences

Shelter England

St David's Home Ealing

Veterans Aid


SPACES The Single Persons Accommodation Centre for the Ex Services