Welcome to SSAFA

We believe that the commitment of our Forces and their families deserves our lifelong support. So we provide practical, emotional and financial support to anyone who is serving or has ever served and their families. Whenever you need us, we’ll do whatever we can to help.

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Serving Forces

If you are serving as a Regular or a Reserve, we're here to give a helping hand to you and your family whenever you need it.

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Our support is for life, so whenever you served, we are here for you and those who depend on you.

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Can you help us?



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Latest news

Fujitsu lead the way in supporting our Forces and their families

The major IT systems service experts, Fujitsu UK & Ireland salute our Forces and their families.

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Meet our team

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John, volunteer

Captain John Philips volunteers to put something back into his local veteran community. He says, ‘I get a great buzz from volunteering for SSAFA. I enjoy giving my time to help others.’

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#Prince Harry is quitting the forces for a dramatic career change to include supporting #injured service personnel buff.ly/18uzxDB

27th February 2015
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We are a member of the Confederation of Service Charities.