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Housing For Ex-service Personnel

Members of the armed forces, ex-service personnel, veterans and their families face unique housing challenges. Help is at hand from charities, organisations and government initiatives and some are listed here.

Further advice guide for Armed Force Veterans here

The Confederation of Service Charities

The Confederation of Service Charities has details and links to 115 organisations supporting the armed forces.

Help for Heroes

Help for Heroes is a charity which supports wounded service personnel and their families.


Porchlight are a Kent-based homeless charity that provide practical help to ex-service rough sleepers.


The Royal British Legion provides care and support to all members of the armed forces past and present and their families. Royal British Legion Industries provide treatment, training and support to the armed forces community.

Top Financial Tips for Service Personnel highlight common difficulties faced by the services’ mobile population in acquiring credit and offers advice on how to overcome these.


The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) are the UK's oldest armed forces charity.

Kent Sheds

Kent Sheds is a scheme which is open to everyone over the age of 18 and is especially aimed at men to improve wellbeing via an informal setting