Useful resources for armed forces families

The following websites provide support and advice for the armed forces community.

Website/organisation Support offered
Veterans Gateway The 'first stop' for veterans looking for advice, support and information. There is also a 24hr helpline: 0808 802 1212.
Regular Forces Employment Association Helps those leaving the armed forces to find and to remain in employment throughout their working lives.
MOD Army Provides a range of welfare support to families while soldiers are away. This support is provided to regular army families and to those of mobilised members of the Territorial Army or the Regular Reserve. 
Royal Navy Community Provides service personnel and their families with information and advice, ranging from relationships to relocations and from education to professional welfare support.
Civvy Street Provides a range of information and resources for people leaving the armed forces.
Lifeworks A Royal British Legion scheme to help former armed forces personnel develop the skills they need to get a job.  

The following organisations provide a wide range of support for serving personnel, veterans and their families:

The Calvert Trust has received funding from the MOD Armed Forces Covenant (LIBOR) Fund to run outdoor activity breaks for any Armed Forces family that includes a person with a disability. The holidays are open to serving, reserve and veteran families, and are all-inclusive of food, accommodation and activities. 

For more information visit the Calvert Trust website or call 01768 772255.