Finance

Armed Forces Covenant

Huge network of professionals heloing Serving members, Veterans and dependants of the forces.
Includes physical & emotional rehabilitation, financial welfare and support and identifying new career opportunities.

Armed forces compensation: a guide

Information about compensation schemes for UK serving and former serving personnel injured as a result of their service in the armed forces.

Armed forces pensions on divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships

Pension sharing rules of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes (AFPS) and Reserve Forces Pensions Schemes (RFPS).

Army Families Federation

The Army Families Federation (AFF) is the independent voice of Army families and works hard to improve the quality of life for Army families around the world – on any aspect that is affected by the Army lifestyle.

CAB

Link to the Armed Forces section of the CAB. Use this to find about out help available to you - financial or otherwise.
For serving, veterans & all dependants, both in the UK and overseas.

Childcare for service children

Information on childcare for service families within the UK and overseas.

Discover my Benefits

Discover My Benefits is a free, easy-to-use tool for Service people, their families, and anyone interested in joining the armed forces. You can use it to find out what support you could receive as a Service person.

Financial top tips for service personnel

Info on Credit ratings, mortgages & loans, BFPO addresses & Insurance for those personnell & families that are moved around a lot by the military.

Forces Help to Buy: help to get on the property ladder

A scheme to help armed forces personnel get on the property ladder.

Forces Pension Society

This is a watchdog to ensure that rles concerning Apmed forces pensions are applied fairly and consistently. Lots of info about pensions here, along with a membership option (which you must pay for)

HM Forces Railcard

Apply for a Railcard - If you are a member or a spouse/civil partner of a member of the Regular Armed Forces or Volunteer Reserves then you are eligible.

Holiday Accomodation from RAF Benevolent Fund

Competitive rates with grants available for those experiencing financial difficulties

Lady Grover's Fund

Since 1911, Lady Grover’s Fund has grown as a Friendly Society to meet the needs of officers’ families in times of illness and injury. By joining as a member, you are able to access critical financial support when you and your family need it the most – enabling you to provide additional nursing, hospital or domestic care you might otherwise be unable to afford.

MOD support fund for schools with service children: grant application pack

Grant available for school with a lot of military children in attendance, different to the Service Pupil Premium. This must be applied for & the last round ends Spetember 30th 2019.

Money Force

MoneyForce is the offical home of money guidance for the UK Armed Forces community, including active servicepeople, veterans, reservists and families.
Whether you're dealing with debt, interested in investments or puzzled about payday loans, MoneyForce will arm you with all the information you need to get MoneyFit.

RAF Central Fund

A charity originally founded by serving RAF personnel, dedicated to providing support to enhance the sense of well-being, morale and community cohesion for those serving in the RAF today and into the future. They run the Sports lottery and provides grant funding for sports programmes

SFA compensation scheme: claim fact sheet

A fact sheet about the service family accommodation (SFA) compensation scheme.

Service Pupil Premium (SPP)

Service personnel with children in state schools must notify schools of their eligibility for the Service Pupil Premium (SPP). Useful for parents & carers to understand the guidance that is being given

Tickets for Troops

Tickets for Troops provides free tickets to members of the Armed Forces for a variety of sporting, musical and cultural events. The service offers serving personnel and those medically discharged from the forces since 2001, the well-deserved opportunity to enjoy an event of their choice with their friends and families.

Turn 2 us

Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. They provide financial support to help people get back on track and are open to both serving members and veterans.