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Military Insurance provided by Trinity Insurance

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At Trinity we are always keen to add extra value for our members. That’s why we have teamed up with several companies to get you these special deals:

Savings with Trinity

Exclusive offer for Trinity customers. Start saving with Sheffield Mutual and get free £30 Love2shop gift card. Find out more here.

Wills

Military life can be unpredictable – making a will can give you peace of mind, and ensure your loved ones will always be looked after. We have arranged a specific discount for Trinity life insurance customers. Find out more here.

Serving Personnel

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SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association Forces Help)

SSAFA Forces Help has been serving the Armed Forces and their families for well over a 100 years and their work is as vital today as it has ever been.

Continually evolving support services are driven by the current needs of the Service community. They are particularly relevant in today’s high pressure military environment. SSAFA’s services reflect the financial, practical and emotional issues people face today and they are freely available to virtually everybody with a Service connection.

ssafa.org.uk/help-you/forcesline

Forcesline Helpline: 0800 731 4880
Forcesline is completely independent of the military chain of command and our service is totally confidential.

ABF Soldiers Charity
The ABF Soldiers Charity give a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need. The Charity gives grants to individuals through their Regiments and Corps and support a wide range of specialist charities that sustain the British Army ‘family’, both at home and around the world.
www.soldierscharity.org

0207 901 8900

At Ease
At Ease is an unincorporated voluntary group offering free services to members of the Armed Forces, including reservists and their families. Counselling and advice work, legal advice, and human rights issues.
www.atease.org.uk
020 7490 5223 (Sundays only between 5pm to 7pm)

Veterans

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Help for heroes

Help for Heroes raises money to support members of the Armed Forces who have been wounded in the service of their country. If you have suffered a life-changing injury or illness whilst in service, they can offer you support with financial assistance and a long term support network.
01980 844280
helpforheroes.org.uk

The Royal British Legion
Safeguarding the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces.

0808 802 8080
britishlegion.org.uk

Combat Stress
Combat Stress is the UK’s leading veterans’ mental health charity, treating a range of mental health conditions including PTSD, depression and anxiety.

combatstress.org.uk
0800 138 1619


The Officers AssociationThe Officers’ Association takes a holistic approach in order to help and support former Officers of the Armed Forces and their dependants on a variety of matters related to Benevolence.

www.officersassociation.org.uk
0845 873 7140


Blind Veterans
We are Blind Veterans UK and we believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone. That’s why we’re here to help with lifelong practical and emotional support which we provide to Armed Forces and National Service veterans regardless of when they served or how they lost their sight. We help veterans recover their independence and discover a life beyond sight loss.
www.blindveterans.org.uk

Families

Military Community for Families

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Military families support group
The aim of the web site is to provide emotional and practical support to all those families who have lost loved ones serving in the Armed Forces whether it is through the consequences of war and military conflict, illness, suicide or a tragic accident during the course of normal duties wherever and whenever it happens. We are also here to be able to talk to serving soldiers and their families in confidence if they just want someone to talk to, or point them in the right direction for any other help and assistance that they might need.

mfsg.org.uk

Naval families federation

In the absence of a Bereavement Support Group for Naval Personnel the NFF acts as a point of contact for bereaved families sign posting them to relevant organisations for specific support and advice.

02392 654374
nff.org.uk

SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association Forces Help)
SSAFA Forces Help has been serving the Armed Forces and their families for well over a 100 years and their work is as vital today as it has ever been.

Continually evolving support services are driven by the current needs of the Service community. They are particularly relevant in today’s high pressure military environment. SSAFA’s services reflect the financial, practical and emotional issues people face today and they are freely available to virtually everybody with a Service connection.

ssafa.org.uk/help-you/forcesline

Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting children & young people who have lost a parent whilst serving in the British Armed Forces.
Inspired by the experience of Army widow Nikki Scott following the death of her husband Cpl Lee Scott in Afghanistan in 2009, the charity is currently providing assistance to hundreds of bereaved Forces children around the UK.
Support offered to the children includes fun activities such as holiday breaks and group events, personal development assistance through educational grants and access to professional bereavement counselling.
scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk

Fitness

Military Fitness

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British Military Fitness are the UK’s biggest and best loved outdoor fitness classes with over 140 outdoor venues.

www.britmilfit.com

Recruitment

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Leaving the Forces and returning to the civilian job market can be daunting, particularly if you’ve spent many years in the military. You can check out our top tips for finding a job if you leave the Forces here.

There are existing recruitment agencies that specialise in employment for ex military personnel and can help match you with suitable positions.

www.first-military.co.uk/
www.forcesrecruitment.co.uk/
www.xmr.co.uk/
www.ex-militarycareers.com/
www.4exmilitary.com/

Financial Advice

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MoneyForce

MoneyForce is the home of money advice for UK Service people. A joint initiative between Standard Life Charitable Trust, The Royal British Legion and the Ministry of Defence, the MoneyForce website aims to assist all Service personnel, their partners, families and dependants, to be better equipped to manage their money and financial affairs.
moneyforce.co.uk

British Legion
The Legion provides specialist compensation advice, help with debt and emergency situations, and support for you through grants and loans. They help to ease the burden of financial pressure for thousands of Service and ex – Service people every year.
www.britishlegion.org.uk

Forces Money
Forces Money are military tax reclaims specialist in the UK. We are a dedicated team of ex-military personnel who have years of experience dealing with serving soldiers, sailors and airmen. We know how to process military tax reclaims and have experience dealing with the MOD and HMRC. We receive over 200 claims per month and only deal with the military so we have the expertise to process your claim hassle-free.
forces-money.co.uk

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