Record Details

NGOBritish Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association (BLESMA)
AddressBlesma, 185-187 High Road, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex, RM6 6NA
Telephone020 85901124
Background InformationBlesma, the British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association, is a charity seeking "to promote the welfare of all those of either sex who have lost a limb or limbs, or one or both eyes, or the use of limbs as a result of service in any branch of Her Majesty's Forces or Auxiliary Forces and to assist needy dependants of such service limbless". In doing so, the charity provides counselling, financial and residential support, advice, rehabilitation and advocacy. It is the successor body to the Limbless Ex-Servicemen?s Association (LESMA). Charity no. 1084189, company no. 4102768. Source:
Year Created1920s
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesLimbless Ex-Servicemen?s Association (LESMA)
Related Organisations
KeywordsDisability; Ill-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation; Social care; War, conflict and pacifism.
Last Edited ByRC at 09/10/2007 10:18:28