Poppyscotland believes that knowing where to turn for advice when times are tough is key to a better future. With so many different organisations out there, knowing where to start can sometimes seem daunting and confusing. Trying to solve your own troubles, or ignoring the warning signs until a problem becomes a crisis, is remarkably commonplace – but it doesn’t have to be. Our advice services will point you in the right direction, whether it’s for financial solutions, employment help, housing hints or more.

Armed Services Advice Project

The Armed Services Advice Project provides independent, confidential advice on a wide range of issues to members of the Armed Forces community.

Inverness Welfare Centre

Poppyscotland’s Inverness Welfare Centre offers advice, information and support to the Armed Forces community living in the north of Scotland.

Ayrshire Welfare Centre

Poppyscotland's Ayrshire Welfare Centre can provide advice and support to the Armed Forces community living in the West of Scotland.

Veterans' Gateway

Veterans’ Gateway brings access to a range of support

Unforgotten Forces

Advice and support for older veterans and their families.

Pensions Advice Service

Poppyscotland is delighted to part-fund a Pensions Appeals & Tribunals service operated by Legion Scotland.

Military Matters

Poppyscotland supports Housing Options Scotland who have created Military Matters, a dedicated service offering free and independent housing advice.


The MoneyForce website provides online support with finances to the Armed Forces community, including families.