The Armed Forces Covenant ensures the fair treatment of those who serve, or have served, in the armed forces.
For more details, visit the national Armed Forces Covenant website.
The aims of the Covenant in Lincolnshire are to:
- encourage local communities to support the Armed Forces community
- raise awareness of issues affecting the Armed Forces community
- recognise and remember the sacrifices faced by the Armed Forces community
- help to integrate the Armed Forces community into local life
- encourage the Armed Forces community to help and support the wider community
To get support on issues, such as healthcare, housing, finance, relationships etc, visit the Veterans Gateway.
The Lincolnshire Armed Forces Covenant is signed by:
- Lincolnshire Armed Forces
- Lincolnshire County Council
- Involving Lincs
- Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership
- Reserve Forces
- Boston Borough Council
- East Lindsey District Council
- City of Lincoln Council
- North Kesteven District Council
- South Holland District Council
- South Kesteven District Council
- West Lindsey District Council
- Lincolnshire Association of Local Councils
- Police and Crime Commissioner
- Lincolnshire Community Health Services
- Clinical Commissioning Groups
- Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust
- United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust
- Armed Forces charities
The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust awards grants through specific funding programmes, each with its own aim(s), often based on community consultation.
For more information, visit the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust website.