Family Focus

All round education

Alongside AFF, there are many organisations which have the best interests of service children at their core. We often collaborate with them to share y...

Fostering from afar

Phil and Ange Dakin have lived and worked in Episkopi Station for 12 years. They’ve been registered as a foster family for the last three, providing e...

No barriers to foster care

Don't be put off becoming foster carers because you have to move often or are frequently deployed. Military life needn’t be a barrier and many local a...

Building your family

If you’re a military family considering adoption, SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, can support you through the process to create a loving family. They...

Support for the Gurkha community

SSAFA’s Gurkha Support Service is available to all serving and veteran members of the Brigade of Gurkhas and their families. Local support is provide...

Teamwork testimonies

If you’re a non-UK family, your immigration status affects almost every part of your life in the UK, from your ability to work to opening a bank accou...

Preparing for Brexit

Are you prepared for the changes within Europe after 1 January 2021? Esther Thomas, AFF’s manager overseas, has seen a recent increase in enquiries fr...

Heaven scent

Marketing consultant Sarah Hulyer (24) admits that moving to Northern Ireland from London proved a bit of a culture shock. Her biggest plus has been g...

Working in Welfare

It’s reassuring to know that all prospective UWOs take part in an extensive course which covers all aspects of welfare to support army families… Easi...

Service Safety Net

You do a great job of looking after your own family but there are times when you need extra help or advice. Welfare support is there to take care of e...