Support for armed forces families

Get help and advice

Here are a few organisations that can help you:

You can also read more about the  Armed Forces Community Covenant document (PDF, 167.6 KB).

Service children

The Armed Forces Covenant extends to families of armed forces personnel. One of the most challenging things about military life can be moving at short notice and getting children into school. We have admissions processes in place and work closely with schools to make it as straightforward as possible for armed forces families to get a place at a local school. Read about moving to a different school.

If you have any problems with school admissions as a result of being in the Armed Forces, email