We understand that life in an armed forces family can prove very different, compared to those living in civilian communities.
It can present unique experiences, which can lead to lots of changes, new places, and different systems, particularly when families move following a new posting.
Our Advisory Service helps to provide answers to your questions.
You could be a young person, a parent or carer, an educator or professional, as well as a decision-maker at a local, regional, or national level – we are here to answer the questions that matter to you.
We can provide advice on topics like mental health and wellbeing, education, and learning, making important transitions, children’s rights, and policy.
Our Advisory Service offers advice, support and signposting.
We specialise in sharing information that helps forces families or the professionals and decision-makers around them to better understand their rights and entitlements.
You are not alone when it comes to having questions – here are some examples of enquiries we receive through our advisory service:
Please contact us if you think our Advisory Service can help you in any way.Get in touch
Please note that our Advisory Service is not a crisis service.
If you are concerned about your mental health, or if you have found yourself feeling concerned about someone else, you can:
Call 111 – NHS 24
Call 116 123 – The Samaritans
Call 0800 83 85 87 – Breathing Space
Text: ‘YM’ to 85258 – Young Minds crisis chat
If you think you are in danger of hurting yourself or other people, you should call 999 or present to your local A&E department.