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Charity Number: 1149258
Company Number: 7694082

The object of the charity is to enhance the support already given to Armed Forces children via various sources by the following, but not exclusively;

The promotion of the efficiency of the armed forces by the provision and support of facilities and activities to improve the quality of life and welfare of families of military personnel who are away from home, in particular when on active service.

Contact Information

http://www.littletroopers.net/
louise@littletroopers.net
4b, 80 High Street
Egham
TW20 9HE

Support Offered

Support resources; Separation Packs, print offs from website to ease and aid separation from a soldier parent

Recognition; Little Trooper of the month initiative, Birthday card initiative, competitions celebrating being a British Army Families

Events; for children with a soldier parent away from the home to distract them and also for when the soldier returns to re connect the family

Charity Number: 313525

The Council of the Lord Kitchener National Memorial Fund offers for competition a variety of educational Scholarships for those reading for their first degree.

Contact Information

http://www.lknmf.com/
secretary@LKNMF.com
Maryfield
Queen Mary Avenue
Basingstoke
RG21 5PE
07931378876

Support Offered

Up to a maximum of 25 scholarships tenable from October each year. The Scholarships are available for the sons and daughters of those serving, or have served in the British Armed Services and intend to read for their first degree.

From time to time, Scholarships are also available for application from serving members, under the age of 30, who wish to study for their first degree.

In addition, if funding permits, Scholarships to INSEAD, for those studying for an MBA, may also become available.

All Scholarships are awarded after competition interview and only in the year the degree course starts.

Scottish Charity Number: SC040690
Company Number: 362801

The charity is primarily designed as a ‘drop-in’ centre, with no appointments necessary. Our aim is to advise and support former members of our UK Armed Forces, reservists and their families, throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians, who experience any form of disadvantage post service. We have a small team of dedicated staff readily available to tackle any challenges that present, however minor or complex.

Contact Information

http://www.lvc.scot
contact@lvc.scot
22 Eskdaill Court
Dalkeith
EH22 1AG

Support Offered

– A four day per week drop-in service, with no appointment necessary
– The LVC team provide advice support with employment, education, housing and benefits. Through our partnership work we provide quick reaction support for those with mental health challenges.
– Our drop-in centre is a safe place for “a brew and a blether” with fellow Veterans or to receive specialised support
– Friday’s at LVC are the social hub of the week, with our bacon roll morning
– Monthly social events, outings, sports and outdoor activities are also popular parts of our programme.
– We provide specialist support for partners of Veterans
– LVC also offers transition support to serving personnel due for discharge.

Charity Number: 1157257

Mode Rehabilitation offers free and confidential counselling and psychological services for people living in Stockport. We specialise in delivering support to ex-military personnel, and work closely with a number of military charities and organisations.

Contact Information

http://www.moderehabilitation.com/
hello@mode.me.uk
Phoenix House
Whitefield Road
Bredbury,Stockport
SK6 2SS
0161 494 1515

Support Offered

We specialise in working with a range of combat-related issues including brain injury, loss of limbs, PTSD, anxiety, and substance misuse, and offer a range of in-house therapies specifically tailored to addressing these issues including:
CBT for depression and anxiety, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for trauma, the 12-Step Approach for substance misuse, and massage and physiotherapy for joint and muscle injury, embodied trauma, and phantom limb pain. We also offer employment support in partnership with Project Recce, a veterans career transition program.

Charity Number: 1102593
Company Number: 5021052

Our mission is to supply Bibles and Christian resources to the uniformed services, seafarers and associated organisations.

Literature is provided on request and reimbursement is sought through donations and sponsorship to meet production costs and overheads.

Contact Information

https://nmbs.org.uk/
enquiries@nmbs.org.uk
Castaway House
311Twyford Avenue
Portsmouth
PO2 8RN
02392699873

Support Offered

Bibles and Christian resources

Charity Number: 1160182

Dedicated to supporting children in need whose parents work or have worked, for the Naval Service

Contact Information

https://www.navalchildrenscharity.org.uk/
caseworkers@navalchildrenscharity.org.uk
Castaway House
311 Twyford Avenue
Stamshaw,Portsmouth
PO2 8RN

Support Offered

Financial support and advice directly to beneficiaries: children 0-25 with a parent serving/ex-serving in Royal Navy, Royal Marines, RFA and their Reserves. Support given as Emergency Essentials Grants, special educational needs support and any need, hardship or distress. Families can come either through self-referral , SSAFA, RNRM Welfare or other organisations.

Charity Number: 1177107

The Naval Families Federation exists to give all currently serving Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their families the opportunity to have their views heard by those in positions of power. We work to remove disadvantage that may result from Service life. Our vision is for the serving Naval Service community to feel valued, to be treated with fairness and respect, and to be able to thrive. We recognise the significant diversity of people’s personal circumstances, family structures and communities, and aim to provide appropriately tailored support.

Contact Information

http://www.nff.org.uk
contactus@nff.org.uk
Building 25
HMS Excellent
Portsmouth
PO2 8ER
023 9265 4374

Support Offered

– We find out about the ‘lived experience’ of Naval Service families, and representing their views and concerns at Ministerial level, and to the Naval Service, government departments, civilian service providers and other stakeholders, in order to inform policy-making and change. We can challenge policy on your behalf.
– Providing information and de-mystifying the system through our website, social media channels, Homeport magazine, and direct engagement with families via our enquiries desk or face-to-face.
– Providing advocacy support when appropriate, and offering signposting and guidance to help serving people and their families to find the best route to resolve an issue.

Charity Number: 1156148
Company Number: 8680319

Never Such Innocence provides children and young people the opportunity to share their thoughts on conflict through poetry, art, speech and song writing.
We hold Workshops, Community Roadshow events and hold an Annual International Competition. We provide powerful platforms for young people to have their voices heard.

Contact Information

http://www.neversuchinnocence.com
enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
11 Slingsby Pl
WC2E 9AB
0207 836 2603

Support Offered

Our Voices of Armed Forces Children Programme invites service and veteran children, aged 6-18, to use the arts to share what it means to be a service child of the Royal Navy, Army or RAF. We focus on peer to peer empathy on service life, working with both service children and their families.

Charity Number: 1159890

1) To advance a culture of literacy in the home by encouraging families to read together for pleasure and talk about a book by providing advice and assistance and materials to support shared reading activities; and
2) To promote and protect good health and wellbeing by using reading as a means of mitigating stress and
increasing communication and good family relationships, particularly following separation due to training, deployment, postings and mobility

Contact Information

http://www.readingforce.org.uk/
info@readingforce.org.uk
10 Homersham Road
Kingston Upon Thames
KT1 3PN
07890 476311

Support Offered

RF is a simple, fun, free family shared reading initiative for Service families, Reservists, Cadets, Veterans and injured service personnel – spouses and partners, pre-school children through to young adults, extended family and grandparents.
We provide free books and special scrapbooks and encourage Service families to form an informal book group with their family and friends; choose, read, talk about a book, and fill in the free scrapbook.

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