Armed Forces Community Covenant

Aims of the Community Covenant

  • To support the principles of the national Armed Forces Covenant, which details the Government, and the nation as a whole, should all interact with our Armed Forces
  • To encourage all of Birmingham’s communities to offer support to the Armed Forces Community
  • To Help Armed Forces personnel and their families to access the help and support available to them
  • To encourage the armed Forces community to support their local Community and promote activities which integrate them with civilian life                            

How we will achieve our aims

  • Provide additional points for council home application from ex-service personnel
  • Explore how the Armed Forces community can contribute to voluntary activities in Birmingham
  • Provide opportunities for ex-service personnel to access employment and training
  • Identify existing support services for the families and children of the Armed Forces community
  • Support the ongoing health and well-being of current and ex-service personnel