Lightning Reach - personalised support in one place

Lightning Reach – Lightning Reach is a financial support portal which enables access to a range of personalised support (e.g. grants, benefits, help with their bills) - all in one place. Founded during the pandemic, we aim to empower anyone to access support to build financial resilience and wellbeing. Our platform can be used by a range of organisations to streamline or enhance the support they offer to individuals in (or at risk of) financially vulnerable circumstances.


RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity

Forces Employment CharityRFEA – The Forces Employment Charity exists to provide life-long, life-changing support, job opportunities, and training to service leavers, veterans, and reservists, irrespective of circumstances, rank, length of service, or reason for leaving. Founded in 1885 and operating across the UK, we have the specialist knowledge and understanding to bridge the gap between military life and civilian employment. We work in partnership with other organisations and employers who, like us, respect and value the unique qualities and abilities of all those who have served.


Armed Forces Day (UK)

Armed Forces Day LogoArmed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans, and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities, and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved, from attending an event or joining us online to throwing a party or local event. 



ARMY LGBT Forum( Welcome to the website of the the Army LGBT Forum. This site is for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender soldiers and LGBT people thinking of joining the Army. The views expressed on this site are those of the Forum and not the Army. The Army LGBT Forum offers a wide range of services

Building Heroes

Building Heroes LogoBuilding Heroes ( Building Heroes provides skills training to Military Veterans and support in employment in the building trades. Our aim is to tackle unemployment amongst those who have kept us safe by offering them a seamless transition to a new career in construction.


SSAFA We believe that the commitment of our Forces and their families deserves our lifelong support. So we provide practical, emotional, and financial support to anyone who is serving or has ever served and their families. Whenever you need us, we’ll do whatever we can to help. 


Veterans UK
Veterans UK Trademark

Armed Forces Covenant

Armed Forces CovenantThe Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

UK Government Website - Armed Forces Covenant: Guidance and Support

RBL Veterans Gateway

Royal British Legion GatewayThe Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community - serving men and women, veterans, and their families.

Royal British Legion Website - Visit the Website