About us

Home-Start Southern Oxfordshire is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

A small team of paid staff recruits, trains and supervises the scheme’s volunteers.

The staff are employed and supported by a Board of Trustees. Trustees include Home-Start volunteers, representatives of the local community, and individuals with experience of working with children and families.


The Trustees are:

Doreen McNulty – Chair

Gill Bodey – Vice Chair

Colin Campbell – Hon. Treasurer

Rosemary Knagg

Helen Conway

Barbara Guast

Linda Cheong

Lorraine Meadows

Rob Hufton


The Staff are:

Rhiannon McCobb – Senior Organiser

Helen Galsworthy – Organiser

Lydia Davison – Organiser

Jacquie Boshell – Group Worker

Gill Jones – Family Support / Forces Liaison Worker

Janet McIlvennie – Finance Administrator

Gill Rose – Office Administrator

Faye Golding-King – Funding and Marketing Coordinator


Become a Trustee

Do you have experience in management, HR, corporate partnerships or work with families? Would you be interested in joining our Board of Trustees and getting involved with Home-Start Southern Oxfordshire? Please click here for Home-Start UK’s information about becoming a trustee.

Do you have skills or contacts that would help us raise funds? We need to continually raise funds to maintain the service.

Please contact us to discuss any of these options.

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