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 – As a first point of contact, we aim to make a difference for Swiss Nationals residing in the UK by providing assistance and financial aid to empower independence and a balanced lifestyle.

How we can help

We can offer assistance and a supportive network to guide clients and family member from challenging situations.

Guidance & Support

We provide a helping hand in finding 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.

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SBS Showcase Lunch at the LMA London

A Look Back in Time to 1703

Explore the Deep History of the Swiss Benevolent Society with the Swiss Ambassador! Join us on a captivating journey through the past and discover how the SBS has supported the Swiss community in London for centuries. This blog post recaps our recent event at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) in the presence of the Swiss Ambassador to the UK, Markus Leitner. Uncover fascinating artefacts, delve into historical documents, and learn more about the SBS legacy. Continue reading

Supporting Swiss Nationals in the UK: Your Donations in Action

Your donations to the Swiss Benevolent Society (SBS) make a profound impact on Swiss Nationals living in the UK. With your support, we provide, means-tested financial aid for unexpected challenges, regular financial help to prevent debt, grants for promising students, and social events to combat loneliness. Together, we empower independence, enhance lives, and strengthen the wellbeing of the Swiss community in the UK. Your generosity is not just a donation; it’s a lifeline. Thank you for making a difference.


“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