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About AF&V Launchpad

Launchpad is a registered charity1, providing affordable supported rental accommodation with on-site support to Armed Forces veterans of all ages and their partners. Our accommodation, at Avondale House (Newcastle) and Speke House (Liverpool), provides a base from which our residents can successfully make the transition from military to civilian life. Launchpad accepts veterans who have complex issues, which can be resolved over a maximum of two years.

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Prince Harry visiting Avondale House, on 25th February 2015

Our mission

Launchpad’s three key objectives are to provide:

  • A safe environment within which to live and seek work
  • Direct access to help, support and advice
  • A route map for transition to civilian life

And we achieve our objectives by applying these three principles:

  • Reinforce success - if it works repeat it
  • Act as a cooperative group providing mutual support
  • Encourage ideas and ambitions to become reality

Hear from some of Launchpad's residents

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  • Logo Partner Sir James Knott Trust

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1AF&V LAUNCHPAD LIMITED - Company Number 8633047 Registered Charity Number 1153185


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