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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
Queen Mary Avenue
RG21 5PE

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
22 Eskdaill Court
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
Phoenix House
Whitefield Road
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
Castaway House
311Twyford Avenue

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
Castaway House
311 Twyford Avenue

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
Building 25
HMS Excellent
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: 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
10 Homersham Road
Kingston Upon Thames
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.

Charity Number: 310952

The Royal Caledonian Education Trust is an education trust supporting the children of Scots who are serving, or who have served, in the Armed Forces. The Trust was established in 1815 and is very proud that Her Majesty The Queen is our Patron.

For some children, repeatedly moving home, schools and communities, can lead to under achievement in school, particularly if families are experiencing financial difficulties, health problems and other issues at home.

Contact Information
121 George Street
0131 240 2224

Support Offered

We provide support in several ways:

We provide educational grants to help pay for school clothing, school trips and after school activities like swimming and football, where qualifying families have difficulty in funding these themselves.
We support those who want to continue their education beyond school by assisting with their living expenses while in higher education or vocational training, especially where financial circumstances might otherwise prevent them from taking up a course.
We provide charitable funds and resources to selected schools and local authorities in Scotland to improve support for Armed Forces Children and their families particularly prior to, during and after the deployment of a close family member. We also actively promote best practice in dealing with such matters through our Education Programme in Scotland

Charity Number: 224505

Children’s charity supporting Royal or Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleet families in severe financial hardship.

Contact Information
Cottingham Road
01482 342331

Support Offered

The family support scheme provides child welfare grants, clothing and emergency grants.

Caravans available for a week’s holiday.

Emotional support and links to other support organisations.

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