The Royal British Legion

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Service Provider NameThe Royal British Legion
Address1The Royal British Legion (Regional Office) Victoria Square House
Address281 New Street
TownBirmingham,
Post CodeB2 4BA
Where do they provide service from?Drop-in sessions are held on the second Thursday of every month from 10 am to 4 pm in reception (One Stop Shop) of Sandwell Council House, Oldbury.
TelephoneAdvice and Information Line: 0808 802 8080
Websitehttp://www.britishlegion.org.uk
Area coveredNational
Who is the service for?Those eligible for support services can be summarised as people who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces, their dependants and carers. Any man or woman who is currently serving or has served as a Regular, Reserve or Auxiliary member of the Royal Navy, Army or Royal Air Force and who is aged 16 years or over and has received seven days' pay. 'Dependants' can include children, spouses and partners (this category includes widows or widowers) or other dependant’s. 'Carers' are those who have an ongoing caring responsibility for a beneficiary.
Summary of services"The Royal British Legion’s work is encapsulated in its motto: Live On – To the memory of the fallen and the future of the living. The Legion is the nation's biggest Armed Forces charity providing care and support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present and their families. It is the national custodian of Remembrance and safeguards the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces. It is well known for the annual Poppy Appeal, and its emblem the red poppy.

The Legion is now making its services more accessible so people can reach them in the way that suits them and when they need to – in person, online or over the phone. It’s new UK contact centre on 0808 802 8080 is open 7 days a week 8.00am-8.00pm providing efficient and effective help via skilled advisers, many of whom are ex-service.

The website www.britishlegion.org.uk can be accessed at any time and gives details of the wide range of services the Legion provides.

When are the services run?10 am to 4 pm in reception (One Stop Shop) of Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury. Please note: If you're using a Sat Nav or looking for a map online please use this post code - B69 3DE
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