About us

ASAP is provided by the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Service, a highly trusted network with decades of experience delivering a free, independent, confidential and impartial advice and information service to the general public.

Who can use ASAP?

This service is available in Scotland.  We support people who are :

  • Serving in the Armed Forces, Regular or Reserve, and their dependants
  • Ex – service, Regular or Reserve, and their dependants
  • Members of the Merchant Navy who served in a commercial vessel in support of legally defined UK military operations, or a dependant.

To talk to one of our trained advisers, call us for free on 0808 800 1007, visit your local CAB, or ask us to contact you by filling in our on-line contact form.

How we have helped

Bill's story

Bill, a retired veteran, contacted ASAP on his release from prison. He had originally been given a place in a care home, but as he wanted his independence back he had since been awarded a ...

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Chris said.....

Hi, I spoke to you a couple of months ago regarding the death of my stepfather. You put me in touch with SSAFA, who managed to obtain contributions from different service support organisations which covered ...

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Andy's story

Andy, an Army veteran, has an illness which makes it difficult to look after himself. Sadly, his wife had passed away, and his financial situation was such that he couldn’t afford the costs of her ...

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Peter's Story

Peter, a retired veteran who owns his home, contacted ASAP for assistance as he and his elderly wife have been unable to sleep due to motorists passing his home at all hours to avoid speed ...

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