A soldier and his family who have been helped by SSAFA

If you've ever served

Here's how we can help you and your family

Who we help

SSAFA provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army or the Royal Air Force.

We're ready to help you and your family, whenever and wherever you need us.

A member of the RAF regiment and his child

Currently serving

We support Regulars and Reserves and their families



Our support is for life, whenever you served


Do I qualify

A serving Marine in the Royal Navy

Do I qualify?

SSAFA helps all serving members and former members of all ranks of the Armed Forces and their dependents.

Help for Reserves and their families

Support for Reserves

We are here to help Reservists and their families when they need us.

What we do

What we did in 2016


people supported in the local community


SSAFA Forcesline contacts (telephone calls and emails) received


health and social care service users