The Team

Cumbria Family Support services and operations are co-ordinated by a small team of staff in each geographical area we cover. Each member of staff has a specific role in the pathway of support we provide for children and families.

Lynsey Buckle

Chief Officer

Penrith Office

07818 277422

Sarah Cooper

Business Manager

Penrith Office

01768 593102

Catherine Hodgeon

Team Leader

Penrith Office

07594 863466

Dan Nicholson

Family Support Practitioner, Carlisle

Carlisle Office

07934 858429

Val McQuillin

Family Support Practitioner, Allerdale

Workington Office

07927 559446

Sarah Scott

Family Support Practitioner, Eden

Penrith Office

07716 202377

Philippa Vaughan

Family Support Worker, Carlisle

Carlisle Office

07842 435245

Eva Rees

Family Support Worker, Carlisle

Carlisle Office

07934 858427

Kirby Jackson

Family Support Worker, Allerdale

Workington Office

07710 721138

Caitlin Gladman

Family Support Worker, Eden

Penrith Office

07842 435018

Gail Leckie

Carlisle & Eden Contact Centre Co-Ordinator

Carlisle Office

07934 858424

Pat Gibson

Kendal Contact Centre Co-Ordinator

Penrith Office

07872 165047

Clare Francis

Specialist Family Support Advisor & Volunteer Co-Ordinator

Penrith Office

07725 550540

Karen Adams

Empowering Families Officer (in partnership with Youth Zone)

Carlisle Office

07725 550515

Always keen to develop- a learning organisation!

Team Development Session- “Genograms”. Led by our Trustee Venetia Young, May 2022.

Some great learning and a team enthused about the valuable tool genograms are, and how they can enhance our work with families!