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Our Team

We have a five board members, one full time and two part time employees.  The number of volunteers varies although on average we have the support of at least 53 at any one time.

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Our Trustees

From left to right

Linsley de la Hunt, Mark Butcher, Geoff Kell, Emmanuel Oshadami and our Chair Bob Langley

Trustees meet regularly every month to keep involved with the development and strategic planning of the charity.  They are passionate about the overall present and future plans for the charity to remain active and evolve with the changing needs of our beneficiaries.

Dawn Henderson


Dawn is our full time manager who is responsible for and the practical and organisational support of all services, staff and volunteers. Her role also includes completing some grant applications.

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Joanne Lucas

Office Administrator

Joanne is our first point of contact in the office and works four days each week. Joanne is our team organiser and supports all of the behind-the-scenes tasks. We have volunteers who help with the office duties too.

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Ray Cushing

Handyman Gardener

Ray is our handyman and he's been with us for quite a few years now, he attends to most of the job requests that we receive but, it's important to note, that he has support from our volunteers too.


Brian Richardson

Launderette Assistant

Brian is our Launderette Attendant and he is available for duty three days each week. He also volunteers for our collection service and is a massive support to our charity.

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