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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Latest News Stories
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.
Veterans' Foundation makes generous donation of £10,000 towards SSAFA's mentoring service
SSAFA helps Armed Forces send a surprise message back to loved ones in Valentine’s Day video
D-Day Step Challenge
Can you walk 10,249 steps a day for 75 days in support of SSAFA?
Win £250 towards a family seaside break with Haven
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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.