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Support for Our Armed Forces Community

Support for Our Armed Forces Community

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Who makes up the Armed Forces Community?

  • Regular, Reserve and Retired (veterans) that are serving or have served in the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, RAF)
  • Polish free forces who served in WW2
  • Merchant Navy who have served in support of British military operations.

What support am I entitled to?

We are committed to supporting Doncaster’s military service personnel and veterans as an MOD Employer Recognition Gold Award employer, through Executive Mayor Ros Jones’ pledge and through our Armed Forces Champion, Councillor Paul Wray.

As a member of Doncaster’s Armed Forces Community, you and your immediate family are entitled to the following support through the Armed Forces Covenant.

  • Not being at a disadvantage when trying to access public services such as healthcare, housing, employment, education and welfare.
  • Special consideration where appropriate in some cases, especially for those who have given the most such as the injured and the bereaved.

 For more information visit the Armed Forces Covenant website (opens in a new window). 

Contact Us

Email us at armedforcescovenant@doncaster.gov.uk

Drop-In Sessions

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have temporarily stopped the face to face drop in sessions. However, the Communities Team are still here for you. We are looking to host virtual and telephone drop in sessions and would like to know your thoughts. Please contact us at ArmedForcesCovenant@doncaster.gov.uk

Discover all of the local and national support, charities, services and social groups available to the Armed Forces community in Doncaster.

Our Key Partners

Last updated: 6/26/2020