We are the charity for serving and veteran police officers and staff, volunteers, and their families who have suffered any physical or psychological harm as a result of policing.
We are independent of the police service, and are funded entirely by donations and fundraising - we receive no money from government or forces for our work.
If you would like to discuss the practical, emotional or financial support that Police Care can potentially provide, please make a referral below or call 0300 012 0030 and ask to speak to a member of our team.Make a referral
Policing has a lasting impact on the physical and psychological welfare of police officers and staff, volunteers, and their families. This affects them during and after service. That's why we provide confidential care for life.
We've cared for more than 10,000 serving and veteran police and their families come to terms with their situation, and rebuild their lives. Here are just a few of their stories.
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The UK's largest emergency services Get Active Challenge is starting soon! The Blue Light Get Active Challenge begins on 1st October. A month-long charity campaign Police Care were part of, which aimed to boost the nation’s health and wellbeing, supporting The Ambulance Staff Charity, Police Care UK, The Fire Fighters Charity and The Air Ambulance Service.
The Wolf was Not Sleeping is a heart-warming bedtime story specially written by Avril McDonald to soothe the anxiety of children whose parents work as first responders and to help initiate emotional wellbeing conversations. This special UK police edition has been written and designed in collaboration with Police Care UK as part of our offer to support families of serving police personnel.
A Foundation stone was laid today to commemorate the building of the new Clinical Services Wing, at the Police Treatment Centres. The stone was unveiled by Liam Kelly, PTC Chair of Trustees and Mark Lindsay MBE, Chairman of Police Care UK.
Driving 2 Shire horses & carriage over 600 miles from Gloucestershire to Morayshire, Jamie and his team are raising money for Police Care UK and The Fire Fighters Charity.
Earlier in the month two representatives for Police Care UK attended the memorial at Braybrook Street for the 55th anniversary of the Braybrook Street murders. This event is of great significance in the history of Police Care UK, as it was this incident that formed the charity we now know today.
Police Care UK believes everyone should understand the dangers police face everyday, and how the harm they suffer can affect them and their families. Through improving awareness, we help develop appropriate services to support them, and reduce the shame of physical and psychological injuries so that people can get the care they need with dignity.
Police Care UK believes that police and families should always have someone to turn to that understands their situation and can respond effectively to their needs. By providing a specialist and confidential programme of practical, emotional, and financial support, we help more people effectively recover and rebuild their lives.
Police Care UK believes that caring for their people is the duty of every police organisation. Our role is to complement this care, and help identify gaps through targeted services, projects, and programmes.
As a Friend of Police Care, you can give knowing your support is directly helping members of the Police Family who have suffered both physical and psychological harm. Police Care UK is the National Charity that supports both serving and retired Police Officers and Staff who have suffered physical and psychological harm, helping them recover and rebuild their lives.