British Legion

The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading Service charity providing care and support to serving members of the Armed Forces, veterans of all ages and their families.

The Royal British Legion helps the whole Armed Forces community through welfare, comradeship and representation as well as being the Nation's custodian of Remembrance.

We support the whole Armed Forces Family - those currently serving, veterans of all ages, and their dependants

If you've served in the Forces, or are the dependant of someone who has served, our services are available to help you.

Our Pop In Centres, online support and freephone number 0808 802 8080, all provide help and advice on:

Compensation claims
Financial Issues
Inquests and bereavement
Returning to civilian life
Care homes
Providing breaks for carers, families and children
Help around the house
Dementia care


Find out more about the services we offer by clicking the headings below

  1. We help serving members of the Armed Forces, ex-Service men and women and their families, now and for the rest of their lives. The Legion helps to ease the burden of financial pressure for thousands of Service and ex-Service people every year, putting extra money back in your pocket. We provide specialist compensation advice, can help with debt and emergency situations, and support you through grants and loans.

  2. We offer help to serving, ex-serving personal and their families and offer an Outreach service to ensure that those that need help are engaging with the correct services for their needs

  3. We provide support to those of the Armed Forces Community and their families. This covers a wide range of help and we look at each situation holistically to see what is best for each individual.

  4. We are there to help serving, ex-serving and their families and we offer an Outreach service to help those to engage with the right services to help them with the issues they are facing.

  5. Civvystreet is the British Legions employment arm and is there to help getting back into work and help with funding for courses. Poppy Factory is there to help those with a disability or medical issue to get back into employment.

  6. We are there to help serving, ex-serving and their families. We can help with first months rent and deposit and also with white and brown goods.

  7. We are there to help serving, ex-serving and their families and have a handyvans service that can help with those small jobs around the home from changing light bulbs to erecting sheds for EPV's

Victim Care

The Victim Care Unit refers victims with their consent only to the Organisations that display this badge

I do not want to report the crime to the police but I still want support

Call: 0300 3030 554

Online: click here