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Financial support

Information on organisations offering financial support.

Alexander Duckham Memorial Schools Trust: The Alexander Duckham Memorial Schools Trust aims to promote the education and welfare of children of members, and former members of the RAF who are in need of financial assistance

Falklands Veterans Foundation: The Falklands Veterans Foundation (FVF) is the first UK based charity for Falklands Veterans and their Families and is committed to providing a network of support both financially and through support work for all Veterans and their Families.

MoneyForce: Is a programme designed to improve the financial capabilities of members of the Armed Forces. Covering all aspects of personal finance, the MoneyForce website and associated training programme encourages service personnel to get 'MoneyFit' by taking control of their own finances.

Poppy Scotland: Supporting the ex-Service community in Scotland.

RAF Community Support: Information and communication to support the RAF community.

RAF Widows' Association: Provides help and information to men and women who have lost their spouse or partner whilst serving in the RAF at the time of their death or who died within two years of leaving the RAF.

Royal Air Forces Association: The RAF Association is a membership organisation of current and past members of the RAF and those with an interest in aviation. It supports serving and retired members of the RAF and their dependants, from WWII veterans to those involved in the Falklands, Bosnia and the Gulf. Comradeship is provided through its 500+ branches and its network of Honorary Welfare Officers provide advice and support to those in need.

Royal British Legion: The RBL aims to safeguard the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces. Currently, nearly 11 million people are eligible for our support and we receive around 300,000 calls for help every year.

Royal Observer Corps Benevolent Fund: The ROC was stood down in 1995 after 70 years serving the nation in war and peacetime, being awarded their 'Royal' prefix in recognition for work in support of the RAF in the Battle of Britain. The ROC also went on to provide valuable service through the Cold War. The Corps operated with a mainly volunteer force under RAF command; their Benevolent Fund still operates today, serving former members of the ROC in hardship, need or distress.

SSAFA Forces Help: The national charity helping serving and ex-Service men, women and their families, in need. The range of services SSAFA Forces Help provides include housing, financial aid and advice, friendship visits and professional health care and social work services.

Veterans Scotland: Veterans Scotland's objective is to relieve suffering hardship and distress and to promote the relief of need and to promote education among men or women who have at any time served with any branch of the naval, military and air forces of the Crown or her allies.

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