How we can help

**Please note that the RAF Benevolent Fund is closed from 12pm on Tuesday 23 December 2014 and will reopen at 9am on Friday 2 January 2015.  Whilst the telephones will not be manned over this period, our helpline number 0800 198 2400 will be monitored and emergency cases dealt with as we are able.**

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We provide help and support for the whole RAF family.

It could be providing support for a Second World War veteran, or giving much needed support to a young RAF Regiment gunner injured in Afghanistan.

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If you have left the RAF

If you were in the RAF or WRAF, including National Service, or are the partner, widow, widower or dependent of someone who was, we may be able to help

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If you are still serving in the RAF

Please speak to your Flight Commander or Chief Clerk who will arrange for an application for assistance to be forwarded to us with the Station Commander's recommendations.

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If you are in the USA

Please contact our advocate Mike Gregory by email oldmosemjg@me.com or telephone: (760) 324 5443.

If your parents or grandparents served in the RAF

If your parents or grandparents served in the RAF (including National Service) and now find themselves in need of help, contact us on 0800 198 2400.

Renewing your regular financial assistance

To apply for a renewal of regular financial assistance, download our application form. Please note, this application must be completed and submitted by a caseworking organisation

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