Armed Forces Covenant

 

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To view, click on image. Courtesy of SSVC Forces Welfare Media Team)
 

If you experience any of the issues below, or similar - we can help:

  • Struggle with access to financial services - perhaps a mobile phone contract, bank loan or mortgage - because of your military service
  • Fair access to NHS services after being posted to the other side of the country
  • Timely access to a school place for your son/daughter
  • Access to civilian employment for spouses and partners.

Make use of your Families Federation to help you:

If you aren't sure where to start in terms of letting the Armed Forces Covenant support you, please do contact Jo or Lisa below, or contact the FF direct on 01780 781650 or email enquiries@raf-ff.org.uk.

Your RAF-FF Armed Forces Covenant contacts:

Vacant Post - Regional Covenant Manager (North, including Scotland)
Contact: 01780 781650 or enquiries@raf-ff.org.uk

Jo Wilkinson - Regional Covenant Manager (South)
Contact: 07538 936882 or jo.wilkinson@raf-ff.org.uk

Lisa Thipthorpe - Regional Covenant Manager (East Midlands)
Contact: 01780 781650 or lisa.thipthorp@raf-ff.org.uk

Vacant Post - Regional Covenant Manager (West Midlands)
Contact: 01780 781650 or enquiries@raf-ff.org.uk

The RAF FF team work with closely with Local Authorities, the NHS, MOD and the RAF across the country. All of this to raise awareness of the needs of RAF Personnel and their families, to share good practice, to support them to access covenant grants to benefit RAF families and are still working to do more and to highlight what else can be done.

There is also a 'Covenant Champion' at each RAF Station and so if you don't know who your champion is, Jo or Lisa (above) will be able to advise.

More on the Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant includes the Covenant for serving personnel and families, Covenant for communities, Covenant for business and the Covenant for veterans. Our team can help to ensure the Armed Forces Covenant works for you in times of need.

Some key achievements were seen during 2016 and will give you some easy examples of how the Covenant can support you in everyday terms.

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More information is available on the Armed Forces Covenant microsite

 

A promise by the nation.

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The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the Armed Forces, and their families are treated fairly and not disadvantaged in their day-to-day lives. This includes offering injured servicemen and women and bereaved families extra support where appropriate.

The work the Armed Forces Covenant does is focused upon helping people achieve basic rights such as having a home, starting a new career, educating and looking after children, getting a fair deal, having access to healthcare and staying involved.

Read the full annual report here:


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