Whatever challenges they’re facing, members of the Armed Forces community can rely on SSAFA. Our network of more than 5,000 trained volunteers provides practical and emotional support for serving personnel, veterans and military families across the UK and worldwide.
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Big Brew Up 2019 is here!
Support SSAFA and the Armed Forces family with your favourite tea, coffee and cake.
SSAFA commemorates the bravery and sacrifice made by allied forces on the Normandy beaches 75 years ago.
SSAFA Superheroes 'Spring' into action for RAF nursery
The RAF Cosford In Service Committee donned their Superhero outfits to bring Easter cheer to the Spring Nursery.
£10,000 grant from Seafarers UK
Seafarers UK continues to support SSAFA's training of new caseworkers.
SSAFA supports Armed Forces Day 2019
SSAFA announced as official main charity sponsor of Armed Forces Day national event 2019 in Salisbury
Local Veteran Thrown Surprise Party To Celebrate 99th Birthday
World War 2 Veteran Mary Baker enjoyed her surprise 99th birthday party with friends and family at the SSAFA Southend Veteran's Club.
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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.