Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant ensures the armed forces community face no disadvantage in accessing public services.

We are committed to supporting the armed forces community and veterans in our district. If you don’t know where or how to access support, contact our Armed Forces Covenant champion, Peter Hunn on 01205 314245 or e-mail

We are signatories of the Lincolnshire Armed Forces Community Covenant, a voluntary pledge between local government, charities and the military which aims to:

  • Nurture public understanding and awareness of issues affecting the armed forces community
  • Encourage local communities to support their armed forces community and vice versa
  • Promote public understanding and awareness of issues that affect the armed forces community
  • Encourage activities that help integrate the armed forces community into local life

Welfare Advice for the Armed Forces Community

Veterans Gateway is the first point of contact for veterans and their families seeking support.
You can call them on 0808 802 1212

The Royal British Legion supports serving members of the armed forces, veterans and their families.
If you need help, call 0808 802 8080

SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity offers welfare advice and support to the Armed Forces and their families.
Contact their free and confidential Forcesline on 0800 731 4880

Veterans Housing Advice provide help to ex-service personnel in housing need.
Advisors are available 7 days a week on 0808 801 0880

Our housing policy ensures that the armed forces community face to disadvantage in looking for a home.

For more information on accessing housing, visit housing advice and options.