Who we help

  • We help serving members of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force
  • We also help ex-Service men and women, their carers and families
  • Millions of people in the UK and overseas are eligible to call on us for help
  • We aim to help the 500,000 most in need
  • Half the people we help are below retirement age
  • Eligibility

Care Homes

The Legion has six care homes catering for ex-Service men and women and their partners. Situated around the country, they offer a wide range of services including four with specialist dementia care.

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British Legion Care Home

Family & Adventure Breaks

Want to get away from it all? A short holiday at one of our four Poppy Break Centres provides so many veterans and families living on a very limited income with their only opportunity to have a seaside break. They are perfect too for ex-Service people recovering from an illness or bereavement.

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British Legion Breaks

In-home services

The Legion provides specialized support services to help our beneficiaries who may require assistance around the home. Our handyvan service will come to you and help with everything from changing a lightbulb to install grab rails.

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British Legion In-home Services


Do you know someone who could do with some company? We have volunteers who can provide a support service to those Legion beneficiaries who may be in hospital, housebound or feeling isolated.

Find Out More >>> Companionship

British Legion Companionship

Dementia Care

The Legion is dedicated to providing specialist care and support to its beneficiaries living with dementia. Both those suffering from dementia and their carers need our support through at home services and residential care homes.

Find Out More >>> Dementia Care

What to speak to someone? - National Helpline

Phone: 0808 802 8080

or you can contact our local welfare officer -

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The Royal British Legion | Greenhithe & Swanscombe | London Road | Greenhithe | Kent | DA9 9EJ | Email: info@gsrbl.co.uk