North West Reserve Forces & Cadets Association (NW RFCA)
Day-to-day management of NW RFCA’s functions is carried out by staff at its headquarters in Liverpool.
The main functions and key contacts are outlined below:
NW RFCA supports the Reserve Forces of all three Services in varying ways, from the maintenance of their buildings to welfare, publicity and recruiting support.
For more information about the Reserve Forces contact NW RFCA Headquarters:
Telephone: 0151 317 9500
Defence recognises the commitment of employers of Reservists, and offers advice and support for organisations. Legislation also allows employers, Reservists and self-employed Reservists financial assistance for the duration of their mobilisation.
Businesses and other organisations can also demonstrate the support they provide to the Armed Forces by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. Supportive employers of Reservists are also recognised through Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards.
For more information about support for employers click here or contact the Regional Employer Engagement Directors (REEDs)
Telephone: 0151 0151 317 9533
NW RFCA is responsible for the upkeep and management of the Reserve and Cadet Estate across the region, comprising some 40 Army Reserve Centres as well as Headquarters Naval Regional Command Northern England in Liverpool, Holcombe Moor in Greater Manchester, Altcar Training Camp near Hightown in Merseyside, and a number of Army and Air Cadet facilities.
For more information about the Reserve and Cadet Estate contact the Head of Infrastructure.
Telephone: 0151 317 9537
Cadets & Youth
NW RFCA advises and assists the Defence Council on issues involving the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), Army Cadet Force (ACF) and Air Training Corps (ATC) across the North West of England and the Isle of Man.
For more information about the cadets contact the Cadet Expansion Officer
Telephone: 0151 317 9538
Alternative Venues North West
Over 40 unique venues within the North West’s Reserve and Cadet Estate are available to hire through Alternative Venues North West, an initiative of NW RFCA.
For more information about Alternative Venues North West and to hire a venue contact the Business Development Manager
Telephone: 0151 317 9535
PR & Communications
NW RFCA promotes the work of the Reserve Forces and Cadets in the region through building relationships with key stakeholders and local communities, and through publicity and media, including the association’s official magazine the Volunteer.
For more information about PR and communications, contact the Head of Communications.
Telephone: 0151 317 9520