Support for the Armed Forces

Help with finance and debt

Armed forces compensation

You can claim for compensation (opens in new window) if while serving in the armed forces:

  • you got an injury or illness
  • an existing condition you had was made worse.

Constant Attendance Allowance

You can also apply for Constant Attendance Allowance (opens in new window) if you need daily care for a disability.

Discounts on services and goods

Defence Discount Service

The Defence Discount Service gives members of the armed forces community discounts both online and on the high street.

Members of the armed forces community can take their membership card into shops, restaurants and other venues to get a discount.

Find out more on the Defence Discount Service website (opens in new window).

Blue Light Card

As armed forces personnel you can get discounts online and on the high street by applying for a Blue Light Card. Find out how to apply and what discounts are available on the Blue Light Card website (opens in new window)

Financial help if you’re disabled

Find out about the wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions, on the Gov.UK website (opens in new window).