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The RAF Benevolent Fund provides financial, practical and emotional support to all members of the RAF Family. Get in touch with us today if you would like to request our help.

RAF Regiment

If you are requesting financial help for yourself, to qualify for general support you must usually have less than £12,000 in savings or in the case of care home top-up assistance you will need savings of less than £23,250 (£46,500 if capital savings in joint names).

We have a number of support services which are not means-tested including our weekly Telephone Friendship Groups and our Listening and Counselling Service for bereavement and general wellbeing.

Once you have got in touch with us, we will be able to advise you on how to proceed with an application or what options are available to you.

Request our help online

You can request help for yourself or on behalf of someone else by filling in our short request our help form. Please note this form is only for making an enquiry to the RAF Benevolent Fund.

If you would like to make an application for financial assistance and it is a one-off need of less than £750 you may be able to apply directly online.

Request our help by phone

Alternatively, you can get in touch with us by calling our helpline number on 0300 102 1919.

Currently serving in the RAF?

If you are currently serving in the RAF, we ask that you speak to your Chief Clerk or PMS staff who can make an application on your behalf. However, if you would like to have a chat about how we can help, please give us a call on 0300 102 1919 or complete our request our help form.

More information

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