Provides relief either generally or individually to past and present members of the regiment/former regiments and the dependents who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress by making grants of money or providing/paying for items, services or facilities to reduce the need, hardship or stress.
Here are some symptoms you may recognise if you've had traumatic experiences:
Often the symptoms are spotted by your family or close friends. Serving soldiers should speak in confidence to their Unit Welfare Officer, Padre or the Medical Officer, for veterans please get in touch with your local NHS Doctor. If you are having difficulty or you are having a tough time, there are a number of specialist civilian/military charity organisations to help you tackle the past and help you to take on the future.
Do not forget to seek help from your local NHS provider and Doctor.
Add an answer to this item. Serving soldiers who find themselves in hardship should contact their Unit Welfare Officer.Veterans should contact one of the following organisations for help, be aware they will usually need to send out a Case Worker to interview you so that they can properly assess your needs:
Regimental Headquarters has had several personnel getting in touch asking how to become a Chelsea Pensioner. To be eligible for admission as a Chelsea Pensioner, a candidate must be a former non-commissioned officer or soldier of the British Army who is:
More information can be found here.
For veterans requiring assistance with military pensions or medal issues, all enquires are to go through Veterans UK.