WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
We are a group of 12 people from Guildford who have come together to resettle a refugee family from the Middle-East to our local Guildford community via the Government's Community Sponsorship Scheme. We are excited about this!!
Overseeing the project and ensuring we as a group are ready to receive a family in line with all the Home Office requirements. Works at The Lighthouse, a social enterprise charity in Woking whose mantra is kindness, believe and hope, something that she believes should be spread far and wide into our communities.
Supporting the family in understanding and navigating the universal credit and benefits system. Passionate about helping displaced refugees become integrated into the community so they can have the best chance to thrive.
Founder of Salt and Light - a leadership and executive coaching company
Language and ESOL Lead
Has many years teaching adults and experience working with interpreters.
Being moved by the plight of refugees, Jane was due to work with Samos Volunteers last year, but this was cancelled due to Covid. Starting the community sponsorship came about after discussing with Anna that surely, we did not have to be in Samos to be effective and we could set up something locally.
Responsible for overseeing the health needs of the family. Helping them to understand and navigate the NHS system.
A senior nurse in the health service with over 25 years experience, currently working in an emergency department as an autonomous practitioner. Motivated to help families meet their physical and mental health needs.
Ensuring policies and procedures adhered to and key person for safety and well-being of the family. Has previously worked with vulnerable children, young people and adults from various ethnic backgrounds in different countries. Passionate about helping families from diverse backgrounds.