Useful Links

We hope that the following organisations may be of use to you:

Army Widows’ Association

‘Supporting Today’s Widows’
www.armywidows.org.uk

Care for the Family

A charity offering Activity Breaks for single parents with children.
www.careforthefamily.org.uk

Cruse

Supporting the military family
www.cruse.org.uk

Forces Pension Society

The Forces Pension Society is your independent not-for-profit pension
www.forcespensionsociety.org

Naval Families Federation

‘Speaking up for Naval Service families’
www.nff.org.uk

RAF Widows’ Association

Run by a network of volunteers who themselves are RAF widows and widowers, so they do really understand what the members are going through.
www.rafbf.org/raf-widows

Royal British Legion

Lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families.
www.britishlegion.org.uk

Royal Navy Royal Marines Charity

Grants to projects, charities, causes and individuals in support of Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel by The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC)
www.rnrmc.org.uk

Royal Navy, Royal Marines Children’s Fund

Dedicated to supporting children whose parents serve, or have served, for the Naval Service.
www.rnrmchildrensfund.org.uk

Scotty’s Little Soldiers

A charity dedicated to supporting children & young people who have lost a parent whilst serving in the British Armed Forces.

www.scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk

SSAFA – The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association

Support Group for Bereaved families and much more.
www.ssafa.org.uk

The Big White Wall

An online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, we’ll help you get through it.
www.bigwhitewall.com

The Child Bereavement Charity

‘Rebuilding Lives Together’
www.childbereavementuk.org

The Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) ‘Purple Pack’

Designed to provide you with information and contact details of recommended organisations that can help you with your specific needs. This online resource contains guidance, information and links to the various organisations and support networks available to you.
www.gov.uk/government/uploads/Purple_Pack

The Jolly Dollies

Started by widows for widows whose main objective is to help widows regain a social life through friendship and social events.
www.thejollydollies.co.uk

The Royal Marines Association

The Royal Marines Charity exists to help the entire Royal Marines family. We are strong believers in once a Marine, always a Marine. We offer a range of services to both serving and veterans.
www.theroyalmarinesassociation.org.uk

Veterans’ Gateway

Expert advisors are here to help and can be contacted 24 hours a day.
www.veteransgateway.org.uk

War Widows Association of Great Britain

‘Through the Generations – Moving Forward Together’
www.warwidows.org.uk

Way Foundation

Connect with someone who understands
www.widowedandyoung.org.uk

White Ensign

Provides confidential guidance on the Armed Forces Pension Scheme and MOD benefits for bereaved families, together with a full range of investment and personal financial advice.
www.whiteensign.co.uk