The Women’s Section Allowance (WSA) is a means-tested grant which is expressly intended to help pay for daily living expenses. It is available to men and women aged 60 and above who meet the WSA eligibility requirements.
In addition to the allowance, the following grants are also extended to WSA beneficiaries:
A birthday card together with a small gift is sent to beneficiaries.
A Christmas card and small monetary gift is sent to beneficiaries to assist with expenditure over the Christmas period.
WSA beneficiaries between the ages of 60-75 can have their TV licence paid.
At a time of extreme extended cold weather, a financial supplement is offered to beneficiaries towards additional heating expenses.
To qualify for the Women’s Section Allowance, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Please Note: We are unable to assist individuals in receipt of any other annuity from other charitable organisations.
*For exact definitions, please view the document Beneficiary Definitions PDF (184 kb)
If you think you meet the above criteria and you’d like to apply to this scheme, please contact the Royal British Legion on 0808 802 8080 or email them through their online contact form.