Frequently Asked Questions
We are asked many questions from our supporters and donors so to make things a little easier we put some of them into FAQ's.
We hope you find this helpful, but should you need further information, have any unanswered questions or queries please contact us.
Information on our help for veterans, serving personnel or their families is available on our Get Support page.
Is Outpost Charity a registered charity?
Yes, Outpost was registered on 04/04/2014 with OSCR the Scottish Charity Regulator. Our official name is Outpost Highlands SCIO however we are now known as Outpost Charity. Our registered charity number is SC044790.
What does Outpost Charity do and who do you support?
Outpost Charity provides support to Military Personnel, Veterans and their families throughout the UK.
Our two key focus for support are
- Provision of necessities
The provision of items such as food, clothing, utilities, white goods etc for Armed Forces Community member who are experiencing financial harship.
- Veterans Camp
A free, 5-day, all-inclusive activity retreat for Veterans to help improve social inclusion, mental health and wellbeing and physical health.
In addition to the above, we also signpost and make referrals as necessary to ensure a smooth tranisiton to further support.
More information can be found on both aspects of support using the main menu above.
Do you only provide support in the Highlands of Scotland?
No not at all, we are based in the Highlands but we provide support throughout the UK.
Is Outpost a voluntary organisation?
Quite simply Yes.
I would like to volunteer, what can i do?
There are so many ways you can volunteer, from fundraising to providing direct support at programs to helping to govern the charity as a trustee.
Who does Outpost Charity work with?
Outpost Charity is an independant charity with no affiliations or contracts with any other charity, organisation or company.
How does Outpost Charity operate?
Outpost Charity is governed by a board of trustees, the board is very diverse, has alot of previous experience, qualifications and skills. There are veterans, military family members and cilivians. Like all at Outpost, the trustees support the charity on a voluntary basis and do not get paid. The role of the trustees is to ensure the charity is meeting its charitable objectives and is run in an efficient and lawful manner.
If Outpost Charity is a Scottish Charity, how can you operate in England and Wales
Outpost Charity is a registered SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation) that is based in Scotland but we are constituted to provide support throughout the UK.