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Parents & Carers : to help armed forces families to thrive

We understand that armed forces and veteran families can face unique challenges. We deliver projects and services which support children and young people to realise their potential and thrive.

Family Support   Our Projects

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

Find out more about our financial Support

We understand that there are times when life in a forces family can lead to financial hardship. Our grant-giving programmes provide a little financial support when it matters most, in times of financial crisis for families, and to help children and young people realise their potential and thrive.

Find out more about financial support

Mental health and well being

We know life in a forces family can have a big impact on how everyone in the family can feel, especially during times of deployment and transition. We work directly with children and young people to help them better understand and improve mental health & wellbeing to realise potential and thrive.

Find out more about mental health and wellbeing

Education and learning

Children and young people from forces families have told us that teachers don’t always understand how to best support them at school. We provide help to overcome unique challenges to education and learning as well as support teachers better understand the lives led by forces children to help them realise potential and thrive.

Find out more about education and learning

Family Support

When a family member decides to leave the Armed Forces, it’s a huge period of transition and change for the entire family. We have launched a pilot project, called Mindful Connections, which supports veteran families to make a successful transition to civilian life.

Find out more about family support

With the right support, anything is possible.

From supporting forces families overcome financial crisis to supporting young carers or students to realise their potential and thrive, we’re here to help.

Family support 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.

Find out more about YMM All projects

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