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

Kevin says

I was originally put in touch with ASAP in May 2013 by Job Centre Plus. At the time I was really struggling financially and both my mental and physical health were not good. I was ...

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John's story

John, a veteran, contacted ASAP when his partner left him and his 2 small children. As he suffers from PTSD he needed help sorting out his benefits and letting the appropriate agencies know about his ...

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Jim's story

Jim was looking for help in relocating his family from England to Scotland following redundancy from the Army, and heard about ASAP from the Royal British Legion. ASAP contacted local housing associations and Scottish Veteran's ...

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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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