Employment & Training Support for Families
Civvy Street supports Service and ex-Service personnel and their family members to receive the education and assistance they need to develop their careers.
Through training schemes and workshops, partners and spouses can develop their skills and improve their chances of success in the civilian job market.
Funding schemes are available for those who want to enrol in training and education schemes or fund career-related purchases.
LifeWorks help Service spouses and partners get training and be successful in the job market. The scheme is open to the spouses and partners of serving and recently discharged members of the Armed Forces, including reserves.
All courses are free and take place at locations in the UK and abroad.
The Legion’s Employment Grant can provide funding towards training and education for Service family members. For example, the grant can pay for skill development courses or work equipment.
Start Up Loans
Start Up Loans is a Government scheme which offers low interest start-up loans between £500 and £25,000 to those who have a viable business idea but no access to financing. Contact Civvy Street for more information about this scheme.
Poppyscotland provide life-changing support to the Armed Forces community living in Scotland, including Reservists and offer a range of employment services to help Service spouses and dependants into work.
RFEA –The Forces Employment Charity
RFEA provides education and training to the spouses of serving personnel and veterans. RFEA work with other organisations such as Walking With The Wounded to deliver their service.