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There are many ways the RAF Benevolent Fund can support you and your family

We always aim to provide a tailor-made approach to each individual situation ensuring you get the best support when you need it.

If you are looking for financial support, we can help you cover one-off costs to providing you with benefits advice. From therapy sessions and workshops to breaks for serving families and Airplay, our flagship youth support programme, we are here for the whole family.

We can also offer emotional wellbeing support for you and your family which includes access to Headspace and our listening and counselling service. Through our weekly Telephone friendship groups, we can help you connect with like-minded people.

If you require help with care costs or are wanting to live independently in your own home, we can help with practical solutions like equipment, adaptations and breaks away as well as advocacy if you have a care related issue.

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Who we help

We're here to help RAF veterans and serving members of the RAF and their partners and dependent children under 18.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance

We provide a range of financial grants for those on low incomes or those struggling to cover unexpected or unaffordable one-off costs.

Care and Independent living

Care and Independent living

We can provide support to help you remain in your home for as long as you wish. This includes aids and equipment to help you get around inside and outside the home.

A family

Family and Relationships

We provide various emotional and practical support for RAF families and couples. We also provide support for children and young people growing up in the RAF Family.

Family school run

Emotional wellbeing

We have number of services to help people in need of emotional wellbeing support. This include our listening and counselling service and helpline service.

Friendship and Connections

Friendship and Connections

Some of our services are aimed at reducing isolation and promoting connections and friendships. These services aren't means-tested and anyone can refer themselves.

We're here for you whenever you need us

If you need our help, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us by calling 0300 102 1919 or by submitting a query online.

Am I eligible for support?

View our eligibility checklist to see if you would qualify for help.

More information

Download our guide to our services booklet (PDF) to find out more about the support we offer.