Here for our Armed Forces

Here for our Armed Forces

We support serving men and women, veterans and their families

A SSAFA volunteer with serving personnel


Do your bit for our Forces in your community


Take on a challenge or hold your own event

World War Two veteran Pete who has been helped by SSAFA


Make a difference to all those who serve

More about how SSAFA supports the Armed Forces

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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family

Soldiers at Big Brew Up Forces charity tea party

It's Big Brew Up time

Put the kettle on for our Armed Forces


  1. A veteran at the Big Brew Up event at Armed Forces Day

    SSAFA celebrates the Forces family for Armed Forces Day

    During the week of Armed Forces Day people up and down the country thousands of people showed their support for our Armed Forces and for SSAFA.

  2. Serving men and women with the Union Jack flag

    The Armed Forces covenant does no justice to those who serve

    As the nation prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Day, we must ensure that the men and women who have served our country are not disadvantaged by their service.

  3. SSAFA volunteers awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

    SSAFA volunteers awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

    Congratulations to SSAFA volunteers Shirley Napier and Agnes (Una) Smith on being listed in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015.

  4. How SSAFA mentoring helps wounded, injured and sick personnel

    Why we must support Forces leavers as they return to Civvy Street

    We look at some of the challenges that our Armed Forces personnel face when they leave the services and how SSAFA has found a way to support those who are wounded, injured and sick.

  5. Lawrence Llewellyn-Bowen Big Brew Up SSAFA

    Drink tea like a celeb

    Some of the UK’s biggest household celebrity names have signed and donated their favourite tea mugs to SSAFA, for a celebrity mug auction. The online auction, which celebrates SSAFA’s annual Big Brew Up campaign.

  6. Pouring a cup of tea

    Just a drop please…Britain revealed as a nation of builder’s tea drinkers

    The perfect cuppa is a highly personal matter, yet when it comes to tea there’s nothing us Brits love more than a nice strong cup of builder’s tea – our new poll has revealed.

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Armed Forces people helped each year


volunteers working in the community


people supported with projects and specialist services


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