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£2m boost to help mums return to work

Published: November 10, 2021
New Scottish Government funding aims to help women return to work after a career break, and reduce the gender pay gap in the process
A mum in Royal Navy uniform

Marking 100 years of the Poppy Appeal

Published: November 9, 2021
The Poppy Appeal has raised vital funds since its inception 100 years ago and Poppyscotland are marking the occasion
Poppy Scotland's special edition poppy with 100 printed on the petals

Tips to boost wellbeing to mark World Mental Health Day

Published: October 4, 2021
Sunday 10 October 2021 is World Mental Health day, find out how you can support your child or student’s mental wel
World Mental health day super imposed on to a boy and girl looking away from camera

Call for Naval families to aid researchers

Published: September 29, 2021
ARU is looking for Naval families to help with a research project about keeping in touch during deployment, could you help?
Are your mum or dad in the Royal Navy? - A still from the recruitment video

Forces Children’s Education honoured with bronze award

Published: August 23, 2021
We have been honoured with a prestigious award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme
The Armed Forces Covenant logo

Funding on offer to creative young people

Published: August 16, 2021
Children in Scotland have teamed up with Creative Scotland to create the All Arts Fund helping young people across the country to access arts projects
Access all arts fund logo

Careers Service review appeals for input from Armed Forces young people

Published: July 22, 2021
Skills Development Scotland has started a review process and is asking for Armed Forces children and young people to participate
Skills Development Scotland

FAM guidance updated

Published: July 21, 2021
The Ministry of Defence has issued updated guidance to Forces families on its FAM (Future Accommodation Model) pilot scheme
Happy family in their new home

Website launched to support Armed Forces families

Published: July 16, 2021
North and South Lanarkshire councils have teamed up to create a new information hub for Armed Forces Families in the area
Woman navigating Firm Base website on a laptop

AFF’s virtual helpers ready to support families

Published: July 7, 2021
The Armed Forces Federation announces a new addition to its support services, a virtual assistant tool to help Forces families get support faster
Get in touch with Becky, Mollie, Natalie AFFs new support assistants