SSAFA Northern Ireland

We are the Northern Ireland branch of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

SSAFA Northern Ireland

We are the Northern Ireland branch of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

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 Northern Ireland, across the UK and around the world.


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Useful Information:

  • Benefit rate information from
  • Help for Heroes have created The Very Seriously Injured Veterans Programme, to find out what 
    support is available click here.

Covid-19 Additional Services in NI:

Want to know what each organisation is doing at present? Follow the links to find out!

   Royal Air Force    Army     Royal Navy



  Walking with the Wounded - September 2021 Newsletter:

  Please follow through link to read the latest from Walking with the Wounded.



The Veterans Gateway App:

You can now download The Veterans Gateway App. Download free from the Apple store or Google Play

The Veterans’ Gateway provides a pathway to a full list of services from housing and recovery to mental health services, financial and employment advice through its Directory of Local Support.


Project Semaphore - enabling communication for isolated veterans

Project Semaphore will provide suitability identified candidates with an iPad, training, support and 1 year's broadband. 

To qualify you must be a full member of the RNA, over 65 years old and currently digitally isolated. 

Please follow the link for more information. 


Scottish Veterans Residences

Scottish Veterans Residences provides supported housing for former members of the UK Armed Forces who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Our services are located in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow.

For more information get in touch.

Tel: 0131 556 0091

Email: or complete the form through link.

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Contact branch

Opening times: N/A

Telephone number: 028 9032 7740

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.

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 SSAFANorthern Ireland, 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 nation.

Available roles