Listed here are a selection of other ex-Service benevolent sector organisations who may help with housing and housing advice.
HAIG HOUSING TRUST
Sister charity to haig Homes, Haig Housing trust provide flexible solutions for Service leavers. Currently piloting Project TASSLE - Transitional Accommodation for Single Service Leavers - shared accommodation in Hackney for Service leavers seeking employment.
SSAFA FORCES HELP
Provides welfare support, financial assistance, training, residential care and short term accommodation for separated families. They have a specialist housing and advice office.
JSHAO - JOINT SERVICE HOUSING ADVICE OFFICE
Provides housing information and advice and can help place Service personnel and their dependants in suitable civilian accommodation. The MAIN SOURCE of information on housing for the Service and ex-Service community.
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Provides advice with housing, welfare grants, convalescence and residential nursing homes and general advice on support available to ex-Service personnel.
Offers advice on housing, advocacy, food and clothing and some financial assistance.
Is the first stop for any Veteran looking for advice on any subject. Working closely with many organisations and agnecies Veterans UK is a good place to start.
Emergency advice 24 hours a day for anyone in housing difficulty is provided by shelterline.
NATIONAL HOMELESSNESS ADVICE SERVICE
At your local Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB)
Is an accommodation placement centre designed specifically to provide help to single Service leavers seeking appropriate civilian housing.
Provides supported housing for disabled ex-Service personnel and to former homeless ex-Service personnel with mental health and/or alcohol abuse problems.
Is a project operated by Community Housing and Therapy (CHT) offering supported housing accommodation for single ex-Service personnel looking for a home and a job in London.
EX-SERVICE HOMES REFERRAL AGENCY (ESHRA)
Aims to help older ex-Service personnel looking for a care home or sheltered accommodation
Supporting Officers, Retired Officers and their families seeking Employment, Advice, Assistance and Accommodation.
Provides ‘a lifeline in troubled waters’ for veterans and serving members of the Naval Services, the Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets, their families and dependants.
ROYAL ALFRED SEAFARERS’ SOCIETY
Provides residential and nursing care for retired or disabled former seamen.
ABF THE SOLDIERS' CHARITY
Provides assistance in the form of financial help, through grants to individuals through the regimental or Corps Associations to supplement whatever the Association is able to provide.
ROYAL AIR FORCE
ROYAL AIR FORCE BENEVOLENT FUND
Provides assistance to those of the extended Royal Air Force Family who need support as a consequence of poverty, sickness, disability, accident, infirmity or other adversity.
ROYAL AIR FORCES ASSOCIATION
Supports current and former members of the RAF and their dependants. Some sheltered and supported housing is available, long-term nursing care and convalescent and respite breaks. Financial assistance is also available.
OTHER ORGANISATIONS HELPING THE EX-SERVICE COMMUNITY ON OTHER ISSUES
VETERANS : UK
Is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Defence and it is the focal point within the Ministry of Defence for offering help and advice to veterans and their families on a wide variety of veterans’ issues including, for example, health, financial, employment and accommodation.
Provides support to ex-Service personnel with mental health problems.
FORCES PENSION SOCIETY
The independent watchdog for the Armed Forces pensions offers help to serving and retired Forces personnel and their relatives and dependents such as private medical insurance, conveyancing, probate and will writing Also campaigns for Service pension rights and advises members in their fight for the pensions they should be receiving.
British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association (BLESMA) provides welfare support, financial assistance, training, residential and respite care for disabled Service and ex-Service personnel who lose limbs or use of limbs.
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