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Support for armed forces during Covid-19

Armed forces website

There is a range of support available for armed forces communities during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Funding

The Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund has announced a package of new programmes supported the Armed Forces community in 2021.

These programmes are designed to support veterans, Armed Forces families and serving personnel, to recover from some of the wider impacts of the Covid pandemic.

More details on Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund programmes for 2021

Force for Change

This programme will award grants of up to £10,000 for community projects that reduce isolation and promote integration; supporting post-Covid recovery in local Armed Forces communities affected by isolation.

Find out more about Force for Change

Veterans UK

Veterans UK is working hard to protect both its staff and veterans during the Covid-19 pandemic, but they're very much still open for business.
Because its staff are having to work from home, there are some service changes.
Go to the Veterans UK website for details of changes.

Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion is working hard to ensure vital services and support remain available to the armed forces community.
Go to the Royal British Legion website for full details of services, changes and support available.

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