Help and support for vets

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is committed to ensuring members are supported during challenging periods in their careers

Support from BVA

As well as fully supporting the work of charities such as the Veterinary Benevolent Fund and the Samaritans, BVA’s own services  offer invaluable help when members of the profession are in difficulty or are rebuilding their lives and returning to work after setbacks. This support includes

Can't find what you're looking for? Please call us on 020 7908 6361 and we'll do our best to get you the support you need.

Veterinary Benevolent Fund (VBF)

VBF provides a network of free, confidential and independent support to veterinary professionals.  VNs and students are welcome to access all of the services except for financial assistance.    

Donate to VBF's work

Support from other organisations


Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous 

National Eating Disorders Association