Meet The Team

Nicky Brown

Team Member

I have always worked with children, having been a childminder.  My recent lifestyle is as a kinship carer for the last 15 years, so I have much understanding and empathy for Kinship Carers and their young people.

Pauline Thornley

Project Coordinator

Pauline  has extensive experience and expertise working in communities, developing and delivering projects led by need.  With over 20 years experience working as detached youth worker within the City and as Project Coordinator for Kinship Carers Liverpool – campaigning for change with families and empowering young people to have their voices heard.

Eva Dean

Business Support Officer

Eva has worked for Kinship Carers since May 2015.  She has experience in Administration, working for over 20 years with Liverpool City Council and other local charities.

Laura Wharton

Team Member

I have always worked in communities, and have experience of youth work, employment and training and working with families. My most recent post was working in a credit union, so I understand financial difficulty. I am a single parent with 2 children.