Area Office 715X195 About the Legion


Contact Centre at Connect AssistOur telephone helpline is open to everyone, 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week.

Call 0808 802 8080 (free from UK landlines and main mobile networks) or if you are in the Republic of Ireland, you can call 1800 992 294 for free.

From overseas: +44 (0)20 3376 8080 (full rate)

You can also email us or use our online knowledge base to find the information you need.

We can offer advice and support about a wide range of topics, including:

  • War pensions and compensation claims
  • Inquest advice
  • Benevolent / welfare help
  • Benefits and money advice
  • Independent living
  • Care homes
  • Poppy Breaks, Family Holiday Breaks and Adventure Breaks
  • Remembrance travel (pilgrimages, school & group tours)
  • Legion membership
  • Poppy Appeal
  • Fundraising events
  • Tracing advice*
  • For Handy van services please call 0800 032 0306
  • For Civvy Street queries please call 0800 169 4073

* Please note the Legion doesn't hold any official records or have access to them. However, we can advise where to get hold of information for tracing purposes.

All enquiries are treated in confidence. If we are unable to answer your query we will do our best to redirect you to a department or organisation who will be able to advise.

Other ways to contact us

Use the links at the top of our website pages to:

  • Search our online knowledge base. It contains detailed information and allows you to find the help you need, when you need it, 24/7.
  • Use our Live Chat service, available 8am-10pm, 7 days per week
  • Call our FREE helpline on 0808 802 8080, 8am to 8pm, 7 days per week
  • Email us via our online contact form

You can also write to us at the following address:

The Royal British Legion
199 Borough High Street
London SE1 1AA

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