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Can your teen help shed light on service life?

Forces Children Scotland is looking for teenagers from serving and veteran families to work together to develop a multi-media campaign to help people better understand what it’s like to be a forces child. Th...
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New funding programmes launched

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced three new funding programmes for 2022, which focus on providing support for the military community, including armed forces families. The funding can be for n...
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Moving home with SEND

Army families are adept at moving – however, you may need extra support if your child has additional educational needs. Around the UK If your child has been assessed by their local authority and given a for...

AFF celebrates 40 years of supporting army families

For 40 years, AFF has put families at the heart of everything it does. From our early days as the Federation of Army Wives’ Clubs, which brought together groups from around the world to share common issues, t...

Tales of the unexpected

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2021 edition by By Emma Disney, @secretbattlesofamilitarywife As military spouses it’s safe to say that most of us have heard of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I was pr...

Devolved dealings

For those of you who live in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, AFF’s devolved team is ready to help. In each of the three nations, we tackle a variety of issues, led by Devolved Nations Manager Emma Perrin...

Holiday season help

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… or is it? While the festive break can represent joy, gratitude and togetherness, it can also be associated with family and financial pressure, loneliness, anxiety and t...

Tech to tackle loneliness

A digital platform, where 16-19 year olds from armed forces families can meet online with others from the service community in a safe and secure environment, has recently launched. Connected Forces is being led...

Teachers’ toolkit

Education settings with service children have been benefiting from Little Troopers’ secondary school resource hub. Created in collaboration with teachers, families and behavioural experts, the available assets...