Our member charities listed below exist to help Royal Navy, Royal Marine Army and Royal Air Force veterans from all branches in many different ways. If you need advice on who to approach, contact Veterans Norfolk.

 Provides a single point of access, with a free ‘no appointment needed’ drop-in centre in King’s Lynn, West Norfolk.   Confidential support for all members of the Armed Forces Community. Building resilience and promoting independent living.  Website: www.thebridgeforheroes.org Telephone: 01553 760230

The Royal British Legion

Website: www.britishlegion.org.uk/can-we-help Women's Section: www.rblws.org.uk/how-we-help

Call centre number Welfare: 0808 8028080.

Royal Air Forces Association

We look after the whole RAF family

Website: www.rafa.org.uk/help

BLESMA, the Limbless Veterans

helps all serving and ex-serving men and women who have lost limbs, or lost the use of limbs or eyes, to rebuild their lives by providing rehabilitation activities and welfare support. Our programmes allow members and their families to face the challenges ahead with renewed confidence and self-belief.

Phone: 020 8590 1124 Website: www.blesma.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/blesma Twitter: www.twitter.com/blesma

British Legion
Royal Marines Association

The Royal Marines Association (RMA) is to maintain and promote esprit de corps and comradeship amongst all Royal Marines and their families, past and present.

Website: www.royalmarinesassociation.org.uk/

Details of the Norfolk Branch are to be found in the drop-down menu “About the RMA”, under “East Anglia Region”.

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK's leading charity that specialises in the treatment and support of British Armed Forces Veterans who have mental health problems.

Website: www.combatstress.org.uk

Royal Naval Association

To promote comradeship and support to serving and ex-serving naval members and to any associate who supports these ideals. Once Navy, always Navy

Websites: Local - www.rna-norwich.org.uk National - www.royal-naval-association.co.uk

The Royal Anglian and Royal Norfolk Regiment Association represents Norfolk's traditional link to the British Army.  The Regiment is one of the most operationally experienced in today's British Army.

Website: http://www.royalanglianregiment.com

SSAFA Lifelong Support for our Forces and their Families

Main website: www.ssafa.org.uk, Norfolk website: www.ssafa-norfolk.org.uk

Facebook www.facebook.com/ssafaNorfolk

Julian Support works with the strengths of people who have mental health difficulties, helping them lead an independent life of their choice. We use our expertise and commitment to best practice to promote social inclusion.

Website: www.juliansupport.org

Walking with the Wounded funds the retraining and education of wounded service personnel to assist their transition from the military to the civilian work place.

Website: walkingwiththewounded.org.uk/the-charity/our-purpose/

Outside the Wire provides a bespoke alcohol and drug service with confidential advice and support. Services offered: 1-2-1 Sessions; Relapse Prevention; Smoking Cessation; Advocacy; Specialist Referrals; Family Support; Assessments; Free Treatment Services; Outreach/Home Visits; Alternative Therapies; Harm Reduction. The service is available to current and ex HM Forces personnel, reservists and their families across Norfolk.

Website: https://www.matthewproject.org/outsidethewire

YMCA Norfolk is a local Christian charity committed to supporting young people to reach their full potential. Our mission is to transform young lives. 

Website: www.ymca-norfolk.org.uk

Salute My Job supports ex-military people into employment and provides expert, veterans-focussed consultancy, recruitment and assessment to employers.

Website: www.salutemyjob.com

Hypnotherapy Direct gives advice and help for those suffering from PTSD

Website:  www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk/articles/ptsd.html

ABF The Soldiers' Charity gives lifetime support to serving soldiers and their families.  As well as helping those in need, ABF The Soldiers' Charity welcomes the support of ex-soldiers to help with fundraising and other activities.

Website: www.soldierscharity.org 

Stand Easy helps veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), meeting people within a few days: no waiting lists, no bureaucracy and no endless referrals.

Website: www.standeasy.org.uk 

Care after Combat provides professional assistance for the well-being of Veterans and their families, supporting the reduction in numbers of re-offending Veterans in the criminal justice system and assisting Veterans with alcohol and substance misuse problems. 

Website: www.careaftercombat.org 

 HighGround helps Veterans and serving personnel find jobs, careers and vocational opportunities in the land sector.  They also have a horticultural therapy service for injured personnel.


Website: https://highground-uk.org/

The Bridge Of Hope helps charities showcase their job ready talen to progressive employers.  After a successful Open recruitment programme with the horse racing industry, the project is now supporting Veterans and members of the Armed Forces.

Website: https://resumefoundation.org.uk/pf/the-bridge-of-hope/ 


Vetus Recruitment specialises in providing opportunities for the Veteran Community.

Website: https://www.vetusrecruitment.co.uk/

The Regular Forces Employment Agency provides life-long, life-changing support, jobs ad training to service leavers, reservists, veterans and their families.

Website: https://www.rfea.org.uk


Launched in 2004 with initial support from Macmillan Cancer Support and the Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund, Mesothelioma UK is a national specialist resource centre, specifically for the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma.

Website: https://www.mesothelioma.uk.com



Member charities


The Royal British

Salute My Job ABF Charity
BLESMA Combat stress Stand easy
Royal air forces association Royal marines association RNA Walking with the wounded Hypnotherapy directory

1914-present day... the need is as great now as it was then

Veterans Norfolk brings together all Norfolk’s Service Charities and, in conjunction with the County and District Councils, works to look after the welfare and well-being of Norfolk’s Armed Forces and Veterans community. If you know of someone who needs help, get in touch. 

General the Lord Dannatt, President of Veterans Norfolk