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Help and Advice

Summary of Help and Advice Available from the Royal British Legion

Help and Advice Available from the Royal British Legion

 Royal British Legion Contact Centre Helpline: 0808 802 8080

Immediate Needs Grants: The Royal British Legion can help with white and brown goods, clothing vouchers, food vouchers, removal costs, funeral costs, rent and bond etc.

 Employment and Training: The Royal British Legion can assist with starting your own business, finding a job, covering the cost of licencing (SIA, CSCS etc.), CV writing and interview skills, helping with training costs required to gain employment, etc.

 Benefits and Money Advice: The Royal British Legion can assist with paying off priority debts, paying bankruptcy & DRO fees, negotiating with non-priority creditors, benefit entitlement and claims, war pensions and armed forces compensation schemes etc.

 Mobility Aids:  The Royal British Legion can assist with riser/recliner chairs, profiling beds, mobility scooters, care phones, Disabled Facilities Grant applications and contributions etc.

 Poppy Breaks: The Royal British Legion can provide breaks for families or older people, respite breaks, breaks for people with disabilities, remembrance tours etc.

 Overcoming Barriers to Work: The Royal British Legion can assist with getting a car back on the road (MOT, Tax, Insurance), paying for bus or train fares, purchasing a bike (including lights, locks, helmet) or helping with food vouchers if their benefits end before their first pay cheque etc.

The eligibility criteria are based on 7 days service in the Army, Navy, RAF or Marines (Including reserve forces such as the TA) or their dependents (including partners/spouses and ex-partners/ex-spouses, carers and dependent children).

 Royal British Legion Contact Centre Helpline: 0808 802 8080

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