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RAF Northolt is one of many RAF stations where we support serving members of the RAF Family, this includes our Airplay programme.


Total amount spent on serving personnel and family members at RAF Northolt in 2018

Free Headspace membership

The Fund offers RAF serving personnel a free membership to the mindfulness app Headspace.
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  • For 5 grants
  • Support with housing
  • Immediate grants of up to £500 to assist in an emergency
  • Assistance if an individual is injured





  • Spent on station youth workers and operational costs


Airplay programme at RAF Northolt

We developed Airplay in consultation with the RAF after a survey found that
keeping young people safely occupied was a big concern for RAF families.

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  • For grants and miscellaneous costs
  • Grants to Citizens Advice Bureau on or near station
  • Funding for initiatives on station




  • For Relate support generally
  • Free counselling sessions for individuals, couples and families

Find out more about Relate relationship support

Do you have any questions about our services?

Whether the need is financial, emotional, or assistance with childcare and youth support,
​we might be able to help alleviate the pressures on serving RAF personnel.

Here's how we help


Browse through our latest news and blogs
for stories on the RAF Family, our supporters
and the work that we do across all RAF stations.

RAF Benevolent Fund Awards 2019

Earlier this year, we celebrated the Fund's generous supporters at our annual awards ceremony held in London.


Hardest Day Challenge: The Queen’s Colour Squadron pull 28-tonne BAe 146 aircraft 1km

The Queen’s Colour Squadron (QCS) pulled a BAe 146 aircraft to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The 25-man team, exclusively comprised of personnel from QCS, undertook the challenge of pulling the 28-tonne aircraft 1km along the runway at RAF Northolt, raising more than £1,000 for the Fund.

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Coco the dog gives vital support to four-year-old Yian

Thanks to a grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund autistic Yian now has support from specially trained assistance dog Coco.

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The RAF Benevolent Fund offers a range of services to former and current members of the RAF, their partners and dependent children (under 18).

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