Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity

Our sincere thanks to Arnold Clark who have awarded the Royal Caledonian Education Trust £1000 through their Community Fund Programme. The funds will make a huge difference in our work supporting children and young people from serving personnel and veteran families across Scotland.

The Royal Caledonian Education Trust is the only charity within Scotland dedicated to working directly with children and young people, from serving personnel and veteran families, to co-produce projects and services to better understand and respond effectively to unique challenges experienced with regard to mental health and wellbeing, education and learning, youth participation and the pursuit of positive futures.

We nurture confidence and provide a platform to help others understand what they’re going through and help bring about big changes locally, regionally and nationally. We facilitate life-changing experiences, so our children and young people can learn new skills, develop in confidence and forge new friendships through shared experience and solidarity.

We support growing numbers of young people who are either caring for loved ones or gaining qualifications at university or college. We listen and put their unique experiences first. We’re there for them every step of the way as they overcome significant challenges and we celebrate their success as they progress towards building positive futures. 

Now, more than ever, giving to charities is so important and, if you wish to support the Royal Caledonian Education Trust through your organisation, either through a corporate partnership or any other form of charitable giving, get in touch with

Your Mind Matters

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RCET is creating a bespoke mental health and wellbeing service, for Armed Forces young people across Scotland, and you can help!

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Forces Life

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We're looking for Armed Forces families to help design a new board game and comic book resource to help friends, classmates and professionals better understand military life.

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