Meet the Team
Meet the Trustees
Susy Lenihan (Chair)
is semi-retired from working, for many years, in the financial sector. She has an active interest in charities which support the welfare of young people and those affected by addiction.
Dinah Wellenkamp (Treasurer)
is a former business manager with many years’ budget monitoring experience.
Debra Hawley (Secretary)
is a lecturer at Wiltshire College. She previously spent ten years working as a customer services manager in the private sector.
John Pendrey (Trustee)
is a retired engineer. He has thirty years’ experience as a trustee and coach to youth sports teams.
Kerry Roach (Trustee)
currently works in the retail sector of the British Heart Foundation. She has previously worked as a primary school teacher and was a board member in the social housing sector for many years.
Meet the Professionals
is a qualified counsellor with 13 years’ experience in supporting families affected by addiction. She works with Families Out Loud to provide assessment and counselling sessions. She also facilitates the support group meetings.
Fiona Culham has worked in the field of addiction for five years. She is an experienced facilitator who is trained in Safeguarding.
News & Updates
Something I read this week got me thinking about the relationship between addiction and homelessness. According to Crisis, about 66% of people they deal with say their addiction was actually the cause of their homelessness. This is true for my son Ryan. He was at home...
In my first blog I talked about where things began to go wrong for Ryan, my homeless drug addicted son. I do believe that his problems are firmly rooted in childhood with the absence of his father but I don’t think all of his adult behaviours can be blamed on that. I...
My name’s Leigh, I live in Wiltshire and my son’s a homeless drug addict. Welcome to my new blog! Ryan has been using drugs since he was a teenager. He’s now 35, been to prison several times and this is his sixth year of homelessness. Living through the last 20 years...
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