Louise Straw, SupporterFrom our Guest bloggers
Among other things, Louise runs and raises money to support our work.
Elissa Da Costa, Barrister, Mediator, and Collaborative LawyerFrom our Guest bloggers
Elissa is an established practitioner in the fields of matrimonial finance and claims between unmarried partners. She is also a family mediator and trained collaborative lawyer, committed to resolving family disputes outside the court process.
Sue Green, Director of education for Diocese of TruroFrom our Guest bloggers
Maxine Room, Chief Executive at Lewisham CollegeFrom our Guest bloggers
Maxine has been principal and chief executive of Lewisham College since September 2009.
Sara Sonders, Volunteer BefrienderFrom our Guest bloggers
'Sara' is a student at Leeds University who has been a volunteer befriender with our LEAP programme in Leeds.
Ann Rayment, Programme ManagerFrom our Programme staff
Ann manages The Children's Society in Kent, which provides support for disabled children and young people, runs intergenerational activities, and organises awards that encourage young people to select, plan and lead on activities that are based on their and their community’s interests.
Rosie Tapsfield, Senior PractitionerFrom our Programme staff
As part of our SMART programme in Newcastle, Rosie works with the local Roma community and other organisations across the region.
Rachael Ward, Work Experience VolunteerFrom our Programme staff
When she was 14, Rachael spent a week at our SCARPA programme in Newcaslte, which works with and supports young runaways.
Kate Palmer, Independent Visitor (volunteer)From our Programme staff
Independent Visitors such as Kate befriended a young person who, for various reasons, has little or no contact with their family.
Carole Jackson, Project WorkerFrom our Programme staff
Carole is part of our PACT programme in York, which aims to support and empower disabled children and young people.