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Charity Number: 212799
Company Number: 453053

Umbrella charity for Merchant Navy and fishing charities. Provides support to its constituent charities and acts as a referral sevice for public enquiries concerning seafarers’ welfare

Contact Information

http://www.mnwb.org
8 Cumberland Place
Southampton
SO15 2BH
023 8033 7799

Support Offered

Directs and refers persons to appropriate nautical charity.

Provides grants to charities not individuals.

Welfare professionals can obtain guidance.

Charity Number: 218742

To support seafarers, retired seafarers and their dependants who are in need through sickness, incapacity, disablement, unemployment , low income or other need.

Contact Information

http://www.nautiluswelfarefund.org/
welfare@nautilusint.org
Nautilus House
Mariners Park
Wallasey
CH45 7PH
0151 346 8840

Support Offered

Mariners’ Park in Wallasey provides a range of services.

Independent accommodation in 113 houses, bungalows and apartments.
32 place residential and nursing home, which can also provide respite care.
On site Home Care Service.
Communal facilities including café, gym, hobby room and laundry.
The Charity also provides financial support through regular grants and one off grants for essential items.

The Charity also offers a Caseworker Service providing advice on benefits and services. This is available in Merseyside, Hull and Grimsby and Southampton and Portsmouth areas.

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: 210829

The Nuffield Trust for the Forces of the Crown is a Registered Charity that finances recreational and welfare amenities and facilities that are likely to be of lasting benefit to the Armed Forces, but which are not provided by public funds.
Founded in 1939 by Lord Nuffield, it is a grant-making charity which does not fund raise but makes grants out of the income from the original endowment provided by Lord Nuffield.

Contact Information

http://www.nuffieldtrust.org
general.secretary@nuffieldtrust.org
Magdala
Mill Lane
Titchfield
PO15 5R
01329 841695

Support Offered

Since 1939 the Trust has given grants worth some £222 million at today’s prices and it routinely allocates around £1 million to the Regular and Reserve Armed Services annually. This funds some 300 grants per year for a full range of sporting equipment; recreational facilities such as cinemas, clubs and bowling alleys; and audio-visual and computer equipment.
The Trust also gives grants for adaptive equipment for disabled personnel, to provide Christmas boxes for troops on operations, and for Forces entertainment shows. In addition, the Trust has given additional Capital Grants for large projects such as Outdoor Activity Centres, sports and social clubs, sports pitches, bowling alleys, yachts, gliders and aircraft. The Trust has also donated £5M towards the Black Stork Charity and the new DMRC facility at Stanford Hall and £1M to support the ADVANCE Research Study.

Charity Number: SC010665
Scottish Charity Number: SC010665

Provision of employment and career transition services for serving and former officers; relief of distress among former regular or reserve officers and their dependants. Applicants must be resident in Scotland at the time of their initial application or have been members of a Scottish Regiment.

Contact Information

http://www.oascotland.org.uk
New Haig House
Logie Green Road
Edinburgh
EH7 4HR
0131 550 1575 / 1581

Support Offered

Direct financial assistance, one-off and annual grants, vocational training grants and business start-up loans.

Employment and career transition services to serving and former officers.

Scottish Charity Number: SC014096
Company Number: 194893

Poppyscotland provides life-changing support to the Armed Forces community.

Contact Information

http://www.poppyscotland.org.uk
New Haig House
Logie Green Road
Edinburgh
EH7 4HR

Support Offered

Money raised from the Scottish Poppy Appeal and Poppyscotland’s year-round fundraising enables them to deliver support to members of the Armed Forces community in Scotland by providing tailored funding and assistance. The charity also funds services in advice, employment, housing, mental health, mobility and respite.

Charity Number: 211715

Makes grants to organisations which provide services for war disabled ex-Service personnel (and former members of the mercantile marine disabled in war) and their dependants.*

Contact Information

qmrt@hotmail.co.uk
2 Sovereign Close
Quidhampton
Salisbury
SP2 9ES

Support Offered

Makes grants to charitable organisations.

*Other dependants may include any partner of a beneficiary by marriage, civil partnership, or a surviving adult dependent cohabiting as a partner in a substantial and exclusive relationship, those who are divorced or separated partners, widowers and any eligible child, as defined in Articles 30, 31 and 32 of the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme).

Any other dependant not defined above who, in the opinion of the trustees, is considered eligible for support from the Trust.

Charity Number: 1081009
Scottish Charity Number: SC038109

The RAF’s leading welfare charity, providing practical, financial and personal lifetime support to all members of the RAF family whether serving or veterans and their families.

Contact Information

http://www.rafbf.org
mail@rafbf.org.uk
67 Portland Place
London
W1B 1AR
020 7580 8343

Support Offered

Provides practical, financial and – in some cases – emotional support to all members of the RAF family, regardless of rank, from childhood through to old age.

Help with top-up care fees

Help with disability

Adaptations
Equipment
Mobility
Death and Disablement in Service

Housing assistance
Education costs
Financial Need

Property Repairs

Welfare breaks

Support for the serving RAF

“Airplay” Youth Support Project
Childcare centres
Benefits and Money Advice Service
free relationship counselling

Charity Number: 1152560

Sitting within the heart of the Royal Air Force, the RAF Central Fund, originally founded by serving RAF personnel are 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.

Contact Information

http://www.rafcf.org.uk/
mail@rafcf.org.uk
SO2 Service Funds, HQ Air command
Hurricane Block
Ground Floor,RAF High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
01494 569068

Support Offered

Direct financial assistance, primarily through grant making to assist with:

Community support and welfare projects
Supporting the RAF Sports Associations
Support for individual, section and unit sporting endeavours
Capital support for sport facilities
Personal development awards
Expeditionary welfare grants
Donations to linked Service charities to support the serving RAF community

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