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SSAFA-FH at RAF Marham

SSAFA Forces Help Personal Support and Social Work Service (RAF) at RAF Marham

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SSAFA Awareness Week

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Introduction
• Tom Smith & Ronna Garrod
• Full-time Personal & Family Support Workers
• SSAFA Forces Help Personal Support and Social Work Service (RAF)

What is the SSAFA Personal Support & Social Work Service?
• We are an independent civilian welfare organization
• Funded by the MOD
• Professionally trained staff*
• We provide a voluntary social welfare service to all in-Service personnel and their families
• We are accessible - more than 50% of people self refer
• Sufficient time is given to meet the needs of the individual
• An appointment can normally be given within one week (often earlier)

Confidentiality
• Our service is confidential
• Personal information is not discussed with the RAF unless the Service User gives permission
• We are located outside the ‘wire’ which helps with privacy.

RAF Marham SSAFA Leaflets

What help do we offer?

Both direct work and information sharing on a wide range of matters including:
• Relationship work
• Practical advice on Separation & Divorce
• Mediation
• Emerging stress & anxiety
• Housing
• Children’s issues
• Loss & Bereavement
• Sign-posting to external helping agencies
• Offer specialist help in areas of fostering, adoption and children with additional needs
• SSAFA Community volunteers

SSAFA-FH at RAF Marham

Working with the RAF

We work closely with individuals and the RAF to prepare reports for:
• Compassionate postings, leave & discharge
• Preferential treatment
• RAF Benevolent Fund applications
• DE Housing issues
• Summary Justice reports
• Long-term Sickness & Absence

How to Contact us:
• Ext 6051 or Ext 6900 for an appointment.
• Call at 4 Woodview Road (behind the Spar shop)
• Community Volunteer Co-ordinator, Daz Sparrow, via above

RAF Personal & Family Social Work Service
Tom Smith

SSAFA Force Help
4 Woodview Road
RAF Marham
King's Lynn
Norfolk
PE33 9JX
Mil Tel: 95951 Ext 6051
Civ Tel: (01760) 446051

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Personal & Family Support Worker
SSAFA Forces Help
4 Woodview Road
RAF Marham
King's Lynn
Norfolk
PE33 9JX
Mil Tel: 95951 Ext 6900
Civ Tel: (01760) 337261 Ext 6900

Finally,
• If you are worried about a problem, please give us a call.
• And for those of you who are managing other personnel, please use us as a consultation resource.

Link to the main SSAFA-FH Website

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