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A place for

Children & Young People : in armed forces families to thrive

We support children and young people from armed forces and veteran families when it comes to mental health and wellbeing, education and learning, financial help and much more.

We provide life-changing experiences which help develop new skills, build confidence and make friends with other young people with similar experiences.

Financial support  Youth Participation

Help forces children through their tornado of change.

Moving to civilian life can hit like a tornado for some children from armed forces families across Scotland and beyond.

We understand that while some will make a smooth transition, others may find it worrying, overwhelming and disorientating.

But you can help…

Find out what you can do to help

How we can help

Financial Support

We understand there are times when life in a forces family can lead to financial hardship. We provide a little financial support when it matters most by armed forces and veteran families.

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Mental health and well being

We know life in a forces family can have a big impact on how you’re feeling. We have lots of helpful resources to help better understand and improve mental health & wellbeing.

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Education and learning

We appreciate why you feel teachers do not understand the lives you lead and the unique challenges you can face. We provide training to help them to better support you to realise your potential.

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Youth Participation

Want to get together with other young people from armed forces and veteran families to develop skills, build confidence and make new friends? Here’s your chance to get involved!

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With the right support, anything is possible.

From caring for a loved one to realising your potential at university or college, we’re here to help.

Student funding Young carers

Our Projects

Your Mind Matters

We’re helping young people from serving and veteran families to better understand and improve mental health and wellbeing.

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Our mission is big and our work helps transform lives

We recognise the unique experiences of children and young people from serving, reservist and veteran families as our most valuable asset and we ensure their voice is at the heart of all our decision-making.

Strategy 2022/25

Armed Forces Covenant

We are delighted to have received an Armed Forces Covenant Bronze Award recognising our work with the armed forces.

View our Bronze Award certificate

 

Armed Forces Covenant | Employer Recognition Scheme | Bronze Award