See what services we have to offer at the Armed Forces HQ

Armed Forces Community HQ provides a ‘one stop’ service for all members of the Armed Forces community; those who are currently serving or have previously served just one day (Regular and Reservist), their family members and carers. We offer a single point of contact, helping you to navigate to the right solution for whatever barriers you are currently facing. 


To get support, you can self-refer by contacting us through phone or email, and we will respond within 48 hours. After an initial chat to understand what you need, we will then direct you to the appropriate service. Please note our team works Monday to Friday, 0900 to 1700.


AFCHQ is not a crisis service. If you are in immediate need of support, please call 999 or the Samaritans on 116 123. Further details on other recommended providers can be found here.


If you are a professional wishing to make a referral, please contact us here.

Mental Health & wellbeing

We offer targeted mental health and wellbeing interventions based on your needs.

Welfare & Debt

We can provide information, advice and guidance, and access to welfare and debt services.


We can support you to access appropriate housing solutions.

Relationships & Family Support

We believe in a ‘Families First’ approach to supporting our community.

Skills & Employment

We can provide information, advice and guidance, and access to skills and employability support

Social Inclusion

We provide a range of events, activities and local community connections to help reduce social isolation and loneliness.
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The Cunning Stunts

Death-defying dad and daughter danger double act with an appetite for absurdity, the Cunning Stunts, consisting of freak fatale Eve Elle and moustachioed mad man Baldini, have performed, and produced, shows from Stoke-on-Trent to Singapore. With their tongue-in-cheek approach to the art of circus and sideshow, this dynamic duo will entertain you like never before. Having graced the Sindrome stage at Download Festival as well as the Caravan of Lost Souls at Glasto, Cirque Du Mort in Glasgow, nightclubs in Dubai, weddings in Delhi, Formula One Silverstone, Abu Dhabi and Monaco, and many more, they are absolutely THRILLED to be joining an incredible line-up for ‘A Million Veteran Dreams’ this summer.


Mackenzie Clifford specialises in Aerial Silks , Lyra , Pole and Flypole. She has won awards in numerous competitions including UKAPC, IPAAT and Dance Equality Aerial and Acro. Mackenzie is an experienced performer, working at events including Shakespeares birthday celebration in Stratford-upon-Avon, and performing aerial acts across the country with Birminghams Youth Circus, as well as working in theatres and with community events. Mackenzie is a full time aerial and Pole instructor, working out of Polefit & Aerialfit Crewe & Stoke-on-Trent. 

Luke Harries

 Luke Harries is internationally recognised for his acrobatic Cyr Wheel act, performing at some of top known resorts across the Maldives.With over a decade of experience performing at some of the largest festivals in the UK, at Weddings, corporate functions and huge public events, this high impact performance has wowed many a crowd, showcasing an extreme level of talent. Well known by the performance community for both his Cyr Wheel, LED and fire shows, Luke is also highly regarded for ability to produce and choreograph high-end visual group performances

Lauren Eve

Lauren Eve is a singer, originally from Manchester but now living in Lytham St. Anne’s. She attended a music college in Manchester and studied vocal performance. Her favourite place to sing is on the streets of Altrincham as she loves busking!. So far her biggest achievement was to perform at the London Palladium in 2022 at Britain’s Got Talent and got 4 yes’. The best is yet to come…… 


Raphael has over 12 years’ experience in the music industry, theatre and music production having worked with Amy Winehouse, Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, Alexander O’Neal, and has appeared on television shows, The X Factor UK, The Voice and The Graham Norton Show. His music is guaranteed to bring the fun, great vocals, and a high-energy performance style to every show


Adam Thornewill AKA Miss Diva Dib Dab is an international drag queen. Starting as a dancer, the joining a circus company performing stilt walking, fire skills and angle grinding.