A member of the RAF regiment and his child

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If you've ever served, we are here to help you and your family

A SSAFA volunteer with serving personnel


Do your bit for our Forces in your community

Soldiers collecting for SSAFA


Run a marathon, hold a big brew up or do it your own way

More about how SSAFA supports the Armed Forces

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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family


  1. Tyne and Wear veteran to take on the Fan Dance Race for SSAFA

    Local Navy veteran is taking on the ultimate SAS selection challenge to raise money for the charities that have supported him after being diagnosed with PTSD.

  2. SSAFA Fundraisers take on "The Great Outdoors Challenge"

    Coast to coast backpacking adventure to raise valuable funds for SSAFA Hamphire branch

  3. Grimsby locals do sponsored walk for SSAFA

    Local Grimsby job centre workers walk 15 miles and raise over £600 for SSAFA Grimsby

  4. Towie stars host Big Brew Up with WW2 veterans

    Towie stars host Big Brew Up with WW2 veterans

    Stars from the popular reality TV series, The Only Way is Essex, joined a squad of British military veterans for a ‘Big Brew Up’, in order to raise vital funds for SSAFA.

  5. SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity partners with Aramark Defence Services - Side by Side

    SSAFA partners with Aramark Defence Services - Side by Side

    We're thrilled to annouce a new five-year partnership with Aramark Defence Services (ADS), who operate under the Side by Side brand.

  6. Norton House Headley Court

    SSAFA Norton House Headley Court celebrate ten years

    The celebration was attended by National Chairman Sir Gary Coward who opened the speeches, joined by The Lord Dannatt and former resident Major Bernie Board.

How SSAFA helped Rob Cromey-Hawke after he was injured

Our stories

Hear from the people we help - and the people who help us


Big Brew Up


Our Impact in 2016


branch and committee volunteers


beneficiaries helped