Help for Heroes


Charity Number: 1120920

Contact: General Enquiries

Address: Unit 14 Parkers Close, Downton Business Centre, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Postcode: SP5 3RB

Phone: 01980 846459


Email: contact form on website


Summary: How we help our heroes - Our mission is to deliver an enduring national network of support for our wounded and their families. We will inspire and enable those who have made sacrifices on our behalf to achieve their full potential. Those who have suffered life-changing injuries, their battles are just beginning. We will not let them fight these battles alone.

Our quick Reaction Fund (QRF) helps by giving swift financial support to those with life-changing injuries or illnesses and their families. For example: funds to purchase equipment to make their homes more accessible or a grant to support travel costs for a family needing to spend time at their loved ones bedside. The QRF can essentially be used for anything that alleviates the distress caused by injury or illness. 

Help for Heroes runs four Recovery Centres across the country which form part of the Defense recovery Capability - a partnership between Help for Heroes, The Ministry of Defense and The Royal British Legion. The Recovery Centres are there to inspire, enable and support our wounded, injured and sick & their families for the rest of their lives. The Centres provide a launchpad-to-life where the wounded and their families can access psychological, financial and employment support all in one place.

The Support Hub offers information, advice and guidance on a wide range of issues, helping you make sense of the support available for your recovery.

Note/Restrictions: At Help for Heroes, we are passionate about getting the very best for the men and women of Great Britain's Armed forces - both serving and veteran. We are proud to work with other Service charities to make this happens.  

Quick Reaction Fund

Who can apply?  If you are or were, a member of the Armed Forces and have suffered a life-changing injury or illness while serving your country, or as a result of your service then the Help for Heroes Quick Reaction Fund (QRF) can help you and your family.

What can I apply for?  Our QRF can help by giving swift financial support to alleviate the distress caused by injury or support you on your Road to Recovery. For example: funds to purchase equipment to make a home more accessible ,a grant to support travel costs for a family needing to spend time at their loved ones bedside or purchase sporting equipment to support recovery.

How will I receive the funds?  The QRF is delivered directly by us - or administered for us through the Services' own charities - and aims to provide support within 72 hours in urgent cases.

How do I apply?  To find out more, please contact the Grants Team on or 01980 844354. 


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