RAF welfare staff resources
Currently most applications for financial assistance from the RAF Benevolent Fund relating to those who are currently serving and their families involve an assessment by RAF welfare staff.
The application should then be submitted by the RAF station at which the individual is serving. This page provides information and resources to enable an application to be made by RAF welfare staff.
Application forms and guidance notes
Applications for assistance of up to £750, can be made via the Minor Financial Assistance Scheme.
Applications for support over £750 can be made by completing the Serving Application Form.
Please read our application guidance notes before submitting an application RAF application guidance notes.
We are happy to speak to station staff regarding potential applications or general enquiries. Contact details for the relevant staff can be found in the guidance notes.
Additional forms and information
If requesting help with mobility equipment, we would encourage staff to read the relevant checklist for mobility applications first. Mobility and care equipment applications are subject to an Occupational Therapist (OT) assessment of need. An OT request form is contained within the guidance notes.
If requesting help with funding housing adaptations or repairs, a Property Proforma will need to be completed. Property adaptation applications are subject to an Occupational Therapist (OT) assessment of need. An OT request form is contained within the guidance notes.