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Armed Forces

If you are a current or a former member of the armed forces we can offer help and support to seek accommodation.

Doncaster has signed up to the Armed Forces Community Covenant and we have made a commitment to supporting the armed forces in Doncaster.  The covenant encourages Councils to offer support to the local Armed Forces community and aims to make it easier for service personnel, families and veterans to access the help and support available. 

You can apply for Council Housing by registering to join the housing register. must provide proof of your service record.

If you're homeless or threatened with homelessness, or are preparing for service discharge you may be given extra housing priority to assist in finding accommodation.

You can also receive help and support from SSAFA.

SSAFA provides lifelong support to men and women in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army and the Royal Air Force and their families.

SSAFA also work with veterans of all ages to help them settle into life and work outside of the Forces.


or call 0800 731 4880

In addition to SSAFA, the Veterans Gateway gateway is a huge network of organisations supporting the Armed Forces community.

Doncaster Council has signed the Armed Forces Convenant, proudly supporting those who have served or are currently serving in the Armed Forces along with their families.  The community pack contains a guide for veterans and includes dedicated local contacts specifically within Doncaster.