Financial services Covenant support for Service leavers and Veterans

Managing your money now and in the future can be confusing for any of us, but you can get get advice and support specific to those in the armed forces community. 

Find out about pensions and compensation.

Find out if you are eligible for the Aged Veterans Fund grant.

If you have been seriously injured as a result of service, you may entitled to the Armed Forces Independence Payment

Find out how the DWP’s enhanced access to Jobcentre Plus services might affect you. 

The Defence Discount Service offers online and high street discounts to members of the defence community. Businesses and local authorities can sign up for free and offer a discount for the armed forces community.

If you have left the service within the last three years you will be able to volunteer for the DWP Work Programme. This provides support, work experience and training for up to 2 years to help people find and stay in work. Those receiving Employment and Support Allowance, Incapacity Benefit or Income Support are eligible. 

Veterans Railcard

Veterans can now apply for a railcard, which will give the holder discounted rail travel throughout the country.   Further details are at the link.

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