SSAFA Forces Help is a national welfare charity helping serving and ex-Service men, women and their families, including widows and widowers in need. Those eligible are people and their families who have served a minimum of one paid day in any of the Armed Forces and their Reserves, including those who have done National Service. The Association can provide practical, financial and emotional support to both serving and ex service people, who may find themselves in crisis.   Further information on the assistance which SSAFA Forces Help can provide, can be obtained at or by contacting Central Office on 020 7403 8783.  For people in the Ascot areas the contact number is  01753 862307.