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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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.
A month-long charity campaign Police Care were part of, which aimed to boost the nation’s health and wellbeing, has raised over £15,000 for The Ambulance Staff Charity, Police Care UK, The Fire Fighters Charity and The Air Ambulance Service.
Police Care UK now have access to huge discounts, at national and local retailers, thanks to our new partnership with Perkjam! We have teamed up with Perkjam to offer deals, discounts and freebies across entertainment, technology, travel and more!
In 2019 Police Care UK published interim results from Policing: The Job & the Life, highlighting that 1 in 5 serving police are living with either Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Complex PTSD, anxiety disorders triggered by traumatic events.
We are now pleased to be publishing the full summary report of this research and are calling on UK police chiefs and staff associations to take on board our findings and work alongside us to tackle the serious mental health issues affecting police officers, police staff and volunteers across the UK.
Read our current response to Covid-19 including help and guidance and handy infographic sheets produced by Dr Jess Miller that address some of the key issues you have highlighted during the pandemic
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.