The welfare office is open between 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday (sometimes we leave a bit earlier on a Friday!) the kettle is always on so feel free to pop in for a chat or a cuppa and perhaps to use our internet PCs
1, Rook Close, St Athan, CF62 4NA
See homepage for map to the Bandroom.
Unit Welfare Officer - Capt Andy Plewa
Community Development Worker - Catherine Board
Unit Welfare Clerk - Sue Williams
Tel: (01446) 784241 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a contact house that is available for any Service personnel to hire out for visitors families, contact with children, visiting relatives in hospital, hand over and take over of quarters and resettlement. This is a welfare facility and priority will be given on a welfare basis. The house has 3 bedrooms (sleeps 5 + baby) fully equipped it includes a cot and highchair and is available to hire for £20 per night (£30 for a one night stay). Bedding is provided but not towels.
Chaplain’s Clerk – Mrs Jackie Clifford (01446)-797265
CofE Officiating Chaplain Rev Lance Clark 797625
CSFC Officiating Chaplain Rev Colin Richards 797625
Royal Army Chaplain Padre Andy Latifa 798585
Communion every Wednesday at 12:30.
Multi - Faith Centre, part of gymnasium building, East Camp
The sun shone and the children (of all ages) had a wonderful afternoon.
OC HR Flight
Medical Officers (SMO)
SFSG Unit Welfare Office
Army Welfare Service Brecon*
Community Development Worker – RAF (Richard Jones)
07736 340041 (01446) 797285
Community Development worker – Army ( Catherine Board)
SCSO – Flight Sergeant Kev Wilkin
The SSAFA Forces Help, Personal and Family Support Worker dedicated solely to MOD St Athan provides guidance and Practical help to PERSONNEL
The AWS provides a comprehensive and CONFIDENTIAL support service to all single and married military personnel and their families. Some issues the AWS can help you with include, Relationship difficulties, Bereavement, Housing, Parenting Skills and CSA concerns.
The RAF Families Federation exists to provide RAF families with an independent voice on issues of concern to them. The Federation operates outside the RAF chain of command and is managed as an independent organisation by the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA), a well-established and highly respected charity. Envoy, the magazine of the RAF Families Federation is now available online, just click on the image to view the magazine.
The Army Families Federation (AFF) is the unique two-way communications link between the Army and its families. It acts as the independent voice of Army families, raising their concerns and highlighting issues with the Army, the MOD and Government. AFF represents the modern Army family – spouses and partners of Regular and TA soldiers with or without children.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund exists to provide assistance to those of the extended Royal Air Force Family who need support as a consequence of poverty, sickness, disability, infirmity or other adversity.
This extended family embraces all ranks, male and female, who are serving or have served in the Royal Air Force or its associated Air Forces, their widows, widowers and dependants.
The Airplay Youth Support Programme offers children and young people someone to trust and talk with if needed, supported by trained youth workers, as part of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s national youth partnership with 4Children. They will listen and help get the right support needed for issues such as choices in learning, jobs or training, and physical, mental and emotional health.
Contact the Airplay Team on
The Army Benevolent Fund is the Army’s central charity. It exists to help any serving or former soldier and his or her family or dependants with financial and practical help.
The Community Development Workers at St Athan have a background in civilian community work. It is their role to form links with the local area, making sure support services work as effectively as possible. They could be doing anything from improving access to NHS dentists to familiarising schools with the needs of families.
RAF Benevolent Fund
Army Benevolent Fund
RAF Families Federation
Army Families Federation
Citizens Advice Bureau