The Army offers a wide range of welfare services for its Regular, Reserve, Civilian and Contractor personnel. This ranges from financial, medical, wellbeing, and family support. The pages below provide further information on the options available including Unit Welfare Support, Army Welfare Service, Army Related Charities, and support for Civil Servants. 

In the case of an emergency, please contact 999 in the first instance or if you experience a serious illness or death in your family, you should call Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) on 01452 519951


Unit Welfare Support

Speak to your Chain of Command to find out about the support that your Unit Welfare Office can offer. 


Welfare Support

The Army offers a wide range of welfare support that can assist you with:

  • Children
  • Housing
  • Healthcare
  • Finance
  • Relationships

Further support is also available through the HIVE information pages and to find out more about the benefits you are entitled to please visit Discover my Benefits


Army Welfare Service

The Army Welfare Service (AWS) is the Army’s professional welfare provider; it delivers a comprehensive and confidential welfare service responsive to the needs of individuals, families and the Chain of Command in order to maximise the operational effectiveness of Service Personnel.

Follow the link below to find out more information on the personal and community support available.

The Army Welfare Service (AWS)


Army Related Charities

There are a significant number of charities that provide a variety of services to our Armed Forces Personnel. This support ranges from help with education, elderly care, wellbeing, the wider Army family housing and more. 

Click below to find out more about each charity and the support that they can offer you. 



Army Related Charities