London Area Team at 'Pop In Centre' Borough High Street
The Pop In Centre offers advice and support for serving personnel, regular and reserve, veterans, and their families, on issues that really matter them such as, finances, housing, mobility and membership. Just pop in.
It also acts as a gateway to the Legion for members of the general public. Based at the front of Haig House on Borough High Street, SE1 1AA – (adjoined to the Legion’s Head Office) it is open 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday.
Our free telephone helpline is open to everyone, 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week. Call 0808 802 8080 (free from UK landlines and main mobile networks).
In addition, the London Area Office Team is establishing out reach offices for drop-in sessions for beneficiaries to pick up immediate face to face support and guidance. Check out twitter.com/LondonRBL to see when drop-in sessions are operating each day.
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‘Pop-in’, Lend a Hand, Make a Difference.
Working along side staff, volunteers would greet beneficiaries, complete assessments and signpost and refer to agencies. Full training and travel expenses will be given as you work alongside a friendly, committed team.
If you have basic IT skills and can spare a few hours each week to make a difference to members of the Armed Forces community please contact the Area Team via email: London@britishlegion.org.uk.
Volunteering opportunities that arise throughout the year will be advertised on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/london.appeal so keep checking it for updates.
You can also use our online self-help knowledge base to find the information you need. Topics covered include:
- War pensions and compensation claims
- Inquest advice
- Benevolent / welfare help
- Benefits and money advice
- Independent living
- Care homes
- Poppy Breaks, Family Holiday Breaks and Adventure Breaks