Meet The Team

Pauline Thornley

Project Coordinator

She has extensive experience and expertise in Family Support, drugs and alcohol misuse support services, with over 20 years’ experience of outreach youth work within the city.  Based at Ellergreen Community Centre in Norris Green, Pauline leads the team, developing the project to meet the needs of kinship families across the city.

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.

Sue Atkinson

Kinship Carers Worker

Sue is a qualified social worker and has worked for Kinship Carers for 3 years. She brings high level expertise from her long term health and social care background, working as a key worker with adult substance misusers in a city charity and   has volunteered for 17 years in a family contact centre supporting children to have contact with non-resident family members.

Theresa O’Sullivan

Young Persons Project Worker

Theresa is a qualified youth and community worker with vast experience of working with young people and their families in a variety of setting. She is enthusiastic and loves a challenge. Theresa has been involved with the Princes Trust as a team leader, connexions as a young person’s support worker. More recently she worked as a stroke coordinator and worked across the city with families who had medical and social support needs.


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