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Meet the team

The charity currently employs a Chief Officer to direct the organisation. There are 33 paid members of staff working on various aspects of the service and we have over 100 unpaid volunteers, who give their spare time to help ensure that the centres run smoothly.
The success of the organisation depends on the skills and experience of both staff and volunteers working together.

Chief Executive Officer - position vacant 

Chief Operating Officer - Dan Skipper

PA/Senior Administrator - Natasha Farr

Fundraising Manager - Emma Roper

Volunteer Coordinator - Gina Brown

Carers Support Worker - Ellen Oliver 

Finance Assistant - Michael Wiltshire

Administrative Assistants
Karen Childerhouse
Marie Baker
Lucy Gilhooly

Advice, Information and Welfare
Jo Willingham - Manager
Advice and Information Officers - Paula Doran and Denise Bayliss
Welfare Rights Officers - Jackie Starkey and Suzy Croft
Outreach Officer - Terry Rawlinson
Welfare Rights Administrative Assistant - Emma Speller 

Community and Neighbourhood Outreach
Manager - Charlotte Kipping
Community Outreach Support - Stella Sheldon
Promoting Independence/Befriending Coordinator - Rachel Larter

Community Outreach Workers - Samantha Bidewell and Adam Bishop


Marion Road Centre
Manager - Alison Bessey
Administrative Assistant - Marie Baker
Care Support Workers - Shirley Woodrow, Malgorzata Bartosiewicz, Wendy Fiske, Jayne Baker, Janice Cartmel Crossley, Gaynor Knowles
Cook - Costel Costec Goodrum