Put the kettle on

FANCY a cuppa? Make your cup of tea count this June by taking part in SSAFA's Big Brew Up. Happening across the UK from 22-28 June, the Big Brew Up encourages friends, colleagues and family members to host t...

SSAFA breaks for super siblings

YOUNG people are invited to apply for a place on SSAFA’s adventure short break for the siblings and young carers of children with an additional need or disability. This year the annual short break for Servic...

Something on your mind?

FORCESLINE is a free and confidential telephone helpline and email service that provides support for both current and ex-Servicemen and women and their families. It is completely independent of the military cha...

SSAFA volunteer’s service rewarded

SSAFA volunteer Bridgette Nulty, 67, has received a Commendation from General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1(UK) Division, British Forces Germany. Major General James Chiswell CBE MC presented Bridgette with her...

Army families aid adoption drive

FORCES families who are considering adopting a child can access specialist support from national military charity SSAFA. SSAFA runs the only national adoption agency catering specifically for members of the ...

Ride of Britain races to the tower of London

A TEAM of cyclists, including serving and ex-Service personnel, made a triumphant finish in London as they completed their Ride of Britain fundraising challenge. The event began at Holyrood Palace and finish...

Put the kettle on for the SSAFA Big Brew Up 2014

WHETHER tea or coffee, one lump or two, why not make your morning tea break really count this October by holding a SSAFA Big Brew Up – the perfect way to bring together your friends, family and colleagues while...

The rally of their lives

OVER 100 participants set off from Dunsfold Park, home of BBC’s Top Gear, on 27 June for a 3,000 mile Rally for Heroes, which aims to raise £100,000 for the UK’s longest-serving military charity, SSAFA; the ral...

Additional Needs & Disability Conference – 19 May

IF someone in your Army family has an additional need or disability, the FANDF Conference is for you. FANDF – the SSAFA Forces Additional Needs & Disability Forum – brings Service families together to di...

SSAFA’s home-from-home

SSAFA Norton House, Selly Oak, a home-from-home for the relatives of injured Servicemen and women who are receiving hospital treatment, reunited former guests at a lunch to mark its fifth anniversary. The ho...