The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed the Care Leaver Covenant, which commits it to a number of actions, including developing protocols for young people joining the Armed Forces. As part of its commitment, the MOD has launched a survey to help it to understand how best to improve the support it o
In July 19, the three Families Federations took the opportunity to submit a joint response to the Department for Education’s call for evidence: ‘Provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and for those who need additional provision: how the financial
For the past 2 years, the NFF has been providing serving people and their families with book resources to help them during periods of separation and deployment. Thanks to your feedback and ongoing demand, RNRMC has kindly agreed to fund a continuation of the project.
SSAFA has announced the release of a new survey report written by the FANDF committee, which shares the voices of this sometimes-overlooked Additional Needs and Disability community within the Armed Forces.
Mental health research and support for Naval Service families: find out more about the HALO Study and Help for Heroes 'Hidden Wounds'.
NHS England and MOD had been working together to help support the small number of Armed Forces personnel who have complex and enduring physical, neurological and mental health conditions that are attributable to injury whilst in Service.
Regain is an initiative masterminded by a serving Royal Marines Captain that offers a simpler way to help Royal Marines access mental health treatment.
We are delighted to announce the launch of ‘Strengthening Families – By Your Side’, a new offer of support for all Royal Navy and Royal Marines families.
Department of Health and the Department for Education released a Green Paper to consult on mental health provision for children and young people in December 2017. The implementation began in early 2019 - 25 trailblazer areas across England to provide expert mental health support to almost half a mil
An extended funding partnership between RNRMC and Kings Camps is about to enable more children and young people from Naval Service families to access sports and activity camps right across the UK and at a significantly subsidised rate of £60 per week.
The National States of the United Kingdom have produced the following welcome guides to help Service families to settle in when they move across the UK or return from overseas.
Researchers at King’s College London are carrying out a new study into maternal mental health in the Armed Forces community. The research will help us to understand and improve the care offered by health services to Armed Forces mums, including Armed Forces spouses and serving wom
Children and young people should be protected from inappropriate and excessive caring responsibilities so they can enjoy their childhoods, thrive and reach their potential. Young carers from Armed Forces...