We'd love to hear from you....

For initial enquiries please contact our director Kate Colbrook

Katec@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk
07554 003101

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I love working for FFL! My specialism is cookery – I really enjoy inspiring families to cook. My own children are now adults, but I still love to cook for them and I often get asked to make roast dinners and cheesecake! I’ve previously worked as a family support worker in a primary school and my favourite hobby is walking in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

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Pam Wreford
Admin and Finance
pamw@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hi my name is Pam and I volunteer with Flourishing Families, helping with day to day administration and operational stuff. I am a bit behind the scenes but do help out with some of the clubs/classes too which I really enjoy. I like a good walk and spending time with family locally and abroad.

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Skye Lintott
Graduate Intern
skyel@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hiya! My name is Skye, and I am an undergraduate intern at FFL. I am studying Environmental Science at Leeds, and have lots of experience volunteering in children’s work, including at FFL. You will often find me between the pages of a novel, but I also love any chance to be creative and sociable, whether through baking, arts and crafts, or writing!

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Olivia Mills
Senior Project Leader
oliviam@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hi! I look after the language and literacy projects at FFL. I have a degree in Education and TESOL, a Master's degree in Education and I am CELTA trained.
I love teaching both children and adults. More often than not, you'll find me looking for the next best children's book to read with our families at FFL! 

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Lizzie Ahn
Graduate Intern
lizziea@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hello, I am one of the interns at FFL, I will be helping out in the social media communications for the charity and assisting in the various clubs FFL offers. I am a Fine Art graduate from the University of Leeds and outside my internship you will find me embarking on various craft projects involving crochet or my sewing machine!

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Richard Colbrook

Chair of Trustees
richardc@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hi! I’m a volunteer for Flourishing Families and lead our great team of trustees who oversee the running of the charity. I get to chat to our supporters about our work and all the exciting changes we’re seeing in the lives of families. When I’m not at work, I enjoy walking my dog Frisbee, or sitting on the bank of a lake catching fish.

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Amelia Smith
Project worker and Systems Coordinator
amelias@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hi! As systems coordinator I help to develop the ways we organise and run our work here at Flourishing Families. On a very different note, I also run some of our mentoring sessions and so get to do lots of arts and crafts! I studied Maths at the University of Leeds, and when I’m not at work I love reading and crafts. 

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James Graham
Graduate Intern
jamesg@flourishingfamiliesleeds.org.uk

Hey, I’m an undergraduate (placement) intern working at FFL. My particular focus is within the cookery club outreach programmes where I am helping to develop nutrition education resources in a fun and exciting way. In my free time I enjoy experimenting with recipes, and going to the gym.

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