The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust

By SPP Reporter

From the day they join the Royal Navy or Royal Marines, all ratings and other ranks are part of the RNBT Family; so are their wives, husbands and dependant children. For the rest of their lives they may seek help from the RNBT at times of need.

The RNBT Family, which numbers about 2 million, may be assisted in the following ways:

• Financial grants covering a very wide range of individual needs

• Regular payments supplementing the income of older people

• Care of older people at Pembroke House, the RNBT’s care home near Chatham

• Financial assistance to other organisations which assist the RNBT Family• Advice on welfare matters.

Financial Help

The RNBT Family who need financial help, in a variety of circumstances, including:

• Rent and mortgage arrears

• Food, Clothing and Fuel

• Child care

• Medical treatment and disability aids

• Respite and recuperative holidays

• Household goods and house repairs

• Training for second careers

• Debts

• Funerals.

In addition to these one off grants, Regular Charitable Payments of £273 each quarter are paid to assist more than 900 older people on very low incomes.

The annual total of all grants is over £2 million.

The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust

Castaway House

311 Twyford Avenue 



Tel: 0239 2 690112




Twitter: @TheRNBT

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