The Swiss Benevolent Society UK enhances the quality of life of fellow Swiss, of all ages and walks of life, who are experiencing difficulties.

Living Well – We aim to make a difference through empowerment, confidence building, active and healthier lifestyle management, independence and financial aid.


We help Swiss Citizens Living in the UK who need financial or social support. You can help us in helping them. Donations welcome! 

COVID-19 Update

View the current SBS Coronavirus statement, alongside links to official information.

SBS Office

The Swiss Benevolent Society’s Office will be closed during the month of August. No calls or emails will be answered. We will reopen again on 6th of September.

“You have really cared about what I’m doing, you have always had good advice. You have never made me feel uncomfortable. I’m really grateful for your back up. If I hadn’t had your support, I’d be losing hope.” — A Farewell Thank You from a client to Petra Kehr-Cocks, SBS Welfare Officer, leaving at the end of July 2022.

“Dear Suzanne and Team, Just a quick line to say thank you for the wonderful Tea Party at the Embassy earlier this month. Stephanie and I enjoyed it very much. We look forward to seeing you next year!” — Best wishes to all A. D.

“Dear Suzanne Egloff! I would like to say thank you for inviting us once again to the Party in the Swiss Embassy. It was lovely to meet people from over Switzerland and hear their stories. We had a very nice time.” — Best regards from Mr & Mrs G.

“As a SBS Trustee I visit an elderly person at home regularly. It gives me a sense of being part of my local community. The lady I visit enjoys our chat in her mother tongue.” — Jeannette Crosier, Trustee

Acute Life Change Support

We can support you during times of turbulence, bring some calm and normality to your life.

Advice & Support

We provide moral support and guidance when you and your family members are vulnerable and at risk.

Financial Aid

Find out more information and apply for financial support on a regular or one-off basis.