Armed Forces Organisations

SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity

National organization which aids servicemen and their families in times of need, providing welfare and social work services, health care, housing.

ABF - The Soldiers Charity

The charity provides timely practical and financial support to four generations of Army families, the physically disabled, the mentally ill, the homeless, the unemployed and the elderly.

British Legion

Caring and campaigning for the ex-Service community. Small business loans, training grants and advice.

TOF - The Officers Association

The Officers' Association is a charity dedicated to assisting officers who have retired or are about to retire from Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

RAF Association

The RAF Association (RAFA) provides comradeship, welfare and care for current and former members of the RAF.

RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity

The Regular Forces Employment Association (RFEA) is part of the CTP and along with the Officers' Association, and delivers employment support to Service leavers who are registered with the CTP. In addition to this, the RFEA are a long-established Service charity and within that remit, offer job finding assistance to veterans for life.

RAFBF - The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund exists to provide assistance to those of the extended Royal Air Force Family who need support as a consequence of poverty, sickness, disability, accident, infirmity or other adversity.

Veterans UK

Including information and guidance on War Pensions, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, Commemorations, medals and veterans' issues.


The [Registered Charity] was founded to help the women who served in the Women's Royal Naval Service. The primary objective of the Trust is to provide relief in cases of necessity or distress among its members and their dependents. The Trust is also empowered, in suitable cases, to make grants for the education and training of members.

Sea Cadets

Pass on the skills that you have learnt in your career to the next generation! Sea Cadets is a national youth charity offering nautical adventure based on the customs and traditions of the Royal Navy, like honesty & integrity, self-discipline, commitment, respect and loyalty. We have 14,000 young people aged 10 – 18 across the UK learning how to sail, kayak and row, gaining qualifications in marine engineering, catering and first aid. We are looking for people like you who are happy to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in!

"On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind." - Dan Lipinski

We are extremely sociable....

About TASC....

TASC has been created to serve the sixteen thousand veterans currently residing in the Tameside borough. Please feel free to register your details and we will add you to our extensive mailing list.

Community Covenants complement, at a local level, the armed forces covenant, which outlines the moral obligation between the nation, the government and the armed forces.