SSAFA Lincolnshire

We are the Lincolnshire branch of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. 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.

SSAFA Lincolnshire Branch

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Contact branch

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Telephone number: 020 4566 9114

If you need urgent help, you can contact Forcesline on

0800 260 6767

Or talk to our Forcesline advisors online with our new live chat service.

Live Chat

We are open 09:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday.

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.

Brian Davies

Branch Training Organiser and Caseworker

Brian served in the RAF for 32 years which included postings to Germany, Malta, Kenya and numerous detachments worldwide. Brian decided to join SSAFA as a Caseworker and is the Branch Training Organiser and sometimes SSAFA Associate Trainer.

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.