SSAFA Lincolnshire

the Armed Forces Charity, Lincolnshire Branch

SSAFA Lincolnshire

the Armed Forces Charity, Lincolnshire Branch

SSAFA Lincolnshire Branch

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We provide lifelong support to those who are serving or have served in the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines or the Royal Air Force, and to their families. Founded in 1885, we’re extremely proud of our long-standing heritage and of all the work we do with inspiring people from Lincolnshire, across the UK and around the world.


Opening times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 09.30-12.30

Telephone number: 0115 957 3289



If you’re unable to reach us, you can contact Forcesline on 0800 731 4880 between the hours of 09:00 and 17:30, Monday - Friday.  If you need immediate help any other time, please contact Veteran's Gateway on 0808 802 1212.

Meet the Team

The team at SSAFA Lincolnshire is dedicated to helping veterans and their families in the local community. Our commitment is to provide support with experienced, non-judgemental and friendly advice, as well as a variety of practical services that cover a range of emotional, practical and financial issues. We are proud to say that we help our Armed Forces family whenever they need us, for as long as they need us. Here at SSAFA Lincolnshire, we have a variety of different personalities that together make our team so special.

Mark Trainor

Divisional Secretary Grimsby & Cleethorpes, Branch Publicity Officer Lincolnshire, Caseworker

Mark served in the R.N. for 14 years & then worked with the Army & RAF as a civilian. Volunteering with various charities for over 3 decades you can often see Mark raising awareness and fundraising for SSAFA in and around Cleethorpes where he lives.

Vic Rice

Branch Secretary Lincolnshire & Caseworker

Vic served in the RAF and completed tours in Kenya (seconded to Kenyan Air Force), Malaysia & Belize. Interests are golf, cycling and walking. Joined SSAFA in 2007 and responsible for running the Branch office, recruiting and Divisional manning.

Andy Ingham

Regional Representative East Midlands, Branch Chairman Lincolnshire, Caseworker

Andy served in the RAF Regiment for 37 years and on retirement in 2008 Andy became a SSAFA volunteer Caseworker for Boston & Sleaford Division.

Henry Lether

Branch IT Coordinator and Caseworker

Henry served with the RAF for 30 years followed by working for various Aerospace Companies for a further 8 years. He has been an active SSAFA Caseworker for 15 years and also the Branch IT Coordinator for 10 years.

Volunteer with us

We love what we do. The sense of pride you get when you know you’ve helped someone get their independence and dignity back is extraordinary. Through volunteering for SSAFA Lincolnshire, you’ll have the chance to meet some truly inspiring people, with stories you’ll never forget. You’ll also gain new skills and experiences, but most importantly, you’ll make a difference in the lives of those who have dedicated their lives, often at great sacrifice, to protect and serve our country.

Available roles