Support Organisations

There are so many organisations covering so many subjects that it is hard to summarise the range of support that is available.  So if you are in need of any help or support, search this section and those in Veterans Support Organisations thoroughly, because there is a very good chance that you will find what you are looking for.  A small number of the Support Organisations are shown below with links to their sites:

Veterans UK 

Veterans UK is part of Defence Business Services (DBS) within the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and administers the Armed Forces Pension Schemes serving around 900,000 members of the Armed Forces community. It also administers compensation payments for those injured or bereaved through service and provides a package of welfare support for veterans via a national Veterans Welfare Service and veterans helpline facility.  

Click here to vist website.


Veterans Welfare Service (VWS)

The Veterans Welfare Service (VWS) is committed to enhancing the quality of life for veterans and beneficiaries of Veterans UK pensions and compensation schemes, and all their dependants.


SSAFA provide lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the Royal Navy, British Army or Royal Air Force. We are here for you and your family, whenever and wherever you need us. We will always treat you with dignity and respect.


Citizen Advice Scotland - Armed forces and veterans

If you serve in the Armed Forces - or used to - this information is for you and your family. Find out about help you can get in the UK and abroad, including help with education and travel costs.


Armed Services Advice Project

We support people in the Armed Forces Community across Scotland

Got a problem? Serving, ex-Service, regular, reserve or a dependant: ASAP can help.

We can give you information, advice and support on a wide range of subjects.

The service is free, independent, impartial and confidential.

Call us on 0808 800 1007 and talk to one of our trained advisers. Or visit your local CAB


Relationships Scotland

Relationships Scotland’s network of affiliated local services provide relationship counselling, family mediation, child contact centres and other family support services across all of mainland and island Scotland.  Our work supports individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties.

 Tel: 0845 119 2020 Email: