Family Members

There is much support for families both from the RAF and national organisations but don't forget that the RAF Families Federation is there for all family members. Anyone whose life is affected by having a member of the family in the RAF can contact us, be it husband, wife, partner, children, grandparents, brother, sister. If you have concern about something that is a direct result of a member of the family being in the RAF then do Contact us.

Adults

Victim Support is an independent charity which helps people cope with the effects of crime. The charity provides free and confidential support and information to help deal with your experience.

Age UK If you are concerned about elderly friends, neighbours or relatives and need some useful advice.

Proud2serve is a website for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Service personnel or family members, supporting them with an active forum and rsources for family and colleagues.

Family and Friends of Lesbian and Gays FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation which is a registered charity with 18 telephone helplines across the UK and parents’ groups which hold regular meetings. FFLAG is dedicated to supporting parents and their gay, lesbian and bi-sexual sons and daughters.

Relate offer advice on all aspects of marriage and partnerships, they also have books for sale, courses to attend and experts online.

Life Coach Directory  Coaching is the process of guiding a person from where they are to where they want to be and can address a range of areas from career advice to family coaching.

 

Parents

Gingerbread offer help and advice for lone parents.

Family Lives is a national charity that works with parents because they are the most important people in a child's life.

Tommy's is a charity determined to end the heartcache caused by premature birth, miscarriage and stillbirth. They fund a national programme of research, education and information aimed at understanding and preventing these tragedies.

Government website have advice and information on all aspects of having a baby.

 

Men

Families Need Fathers is an organisation that looks to support fathers separated from their children.

Fathers 4 Justice began by supporting dads but now actively supports both parents with a third of enquiries coming from mothers. 


Women

Women's Aid works to end domestic violence against women and children.

bpas is a leading provider of abortion advice, emergency contraception and sterilisation issues.

 

Children

Childline is an organisation dedicated to the welfare of children. They can help children through a whole range of issues and have a line to call: 0800 1111.

Children in Scotland promotes policies that improve the quality of life for Scotland's children and their families.

Scotty’s Little Soldiers A charity dedicated to supporting bereaved British Forces Children aged 0-18 years. Support is available to families from the British Army, Royal Navy or RAF, regular and reserves and is not limited to those killed in action.  Children who have lost a parent through illness or accident are also eligible as long as their parent was a serving member of the British Forces at the time of their death, or was medically discharged due to a condition which eventually led to their death.

The Children's Society tackles the root cause of problems chidren face by the environment they are shaped by: right of education, youth justice and being safe on the streets.

The Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) is the focal point for all matters relating to Service children and young people. The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) is an integral part of DCYP providing, on DCYP’s behalf, information, advice and support on children and young people’s issues.

Kidscape is a registered charity committed to keeping children safe from harm or abuse.

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