Become a Member of SBS

Stand Together, Support Your Community: Join the Swiss Benevolent Society


Calling all Swiss in the UK!

Are you looking for a way to connect with your heritage, give back to a worthy cause, and make a real difference in the lives of others? Then look no further than the Swiss Benevolent Society (SBS)!

Our Mission: Simply to Help

The SBS is a free membership organisation dedicated to supporting fellow Swiss in the UK who are facing challenges.Whether you’re young or old, just arrived, or a long-standing resident, we offer a helping hand and a supportive network.

More Than Just Charity

We believe in empowerment. We don’t just provide assistance; we help people build confidence, manage their well-being, and achieve independence. Our services include:

  • Information and guidance: Navigating life in the UK can be tricky. We connect you with the resources you need.
  • Social support: Feeling isolated? Our volunteers offer companionship and a sense of belonging.
  • Financial aid: Facing financial hardship? We can provide emergency assistance or regular pensions (subject to eligibility).

Become a Member, Make a Difference

By joining the SBS, you’re not just getting access to our services – you’re becoming part of a vibrant Swiss community in the UK. Your membership allows you to vote at our General Meetings, shaping the future of the organisation.

Join us today and:

  • Strengthen the Swiss community: Together, we can build a stronger and more connected network.
  • Make a difference in many ways: Lend a hand through volunteering, share your knowledge and network at community events (online and offline!), or simply spread the word about the SBS.
  • Embrace your heritage: Connect with your roots and celebrate Swiss culture in the UK.

Who can join the SBS?

The SBS welcomes:

  • Swiss nationals and their spouses residing in the UK.
  • Individuals with strong connections to Switzerland. This could include those with Swiss heritage, those who have lived or worked in Switzerland for a significant period, or those who have close family ties to Switzerland.

We believe that a strong connection to Switzerland fosters a desire to support our community. If you feel a kinship with Switzerland and want to make a positive impact, we welcome you with open arms.

Show your support!

  • Membership is free! Download our membership form from the website and return it to us at
  • Looking to donate? We also welcome financial contributions to help us continue our mission. Click the “Donate Now” button below to make a secure online donation.

Together, we can make a difference.

By joining the SBS today, you’re not just becoming a member, you’re becoming part of a powerful force for good in the Swiss community of the UK.