Whatever challenges they’re facing, members of the Armed Forces community can rely on SSAFA. Our network of more than 5,800 trained volunteers provides practical and emotional support for serving personnel, veterans and military families across the UK and worldwide.
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Our support is for life, whenever you served
We'll give a helping hand when you need it
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Latest News Stories
RAF Benevolent Fund awards £97,500 to SSAFA
Generous grant will help SSAFA support members of the RAF family through Forcesline (pictured), Stanford House & our casework
Thorntons Partners with SSAFA this Christmas
Chocolates! Christmas! Competition!
A powerful piece of commemorative art is being unveiled in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
'Shrouds of the Somme' marks the centenary of the end of the First World War
British Singer Jazz Morley Releases New Single in aid of SSAFA
'Disconnected', based on the singer's own experiences with SSAFA, is available from 9 November
SSAFA Launches Support Group for Forces Families Affected by Suicide
New service comes in response to figures showing 42 military personnel and veterans have taken their own lives this year
Southend-on-Sea says Farewell to Dambusters Veteran
Funeral of Bernard Mabey will take place at Southend Crematorium
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Did You Know....?
SSAFA (originally called the Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association) has been supporting the Armed Forces family for more than 130 years. In 2018, our work continues to be as vital to the military community and wider society as it was one hundred years ago.