Meet the team

From fundraising to advocacy, recruiting volunteers to safeguarding members, everything we do is co-ordinated by our talented and caring core team.


Day Services Manager

Skills and experience of managing projects which provide services for older people.  Experienced in advocacy and work with Adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Homelessness & Substance Abuse.  Leadership positions in local Community Church and Prison Ministries.  Beryl is also an accomplished pianist.


Finance & Admin Officer

Over 20 years’ experience in the charity sector working with older people, Black and Ethnic Minority and community projects.  Interested in health and wellbeing and practices Yoga and Reflexology.  


Project & Activities

Paulette is responsible for coordinating the Dementia Wellbeing Group project and Activities. She also has over 20 years has experience in administration and accounting. 

Paulette is also a trained childminder.



Arlene specialises in Caribbean cuisine, leading the team that cook up tasty and nutritious meals for our members.

Arlene enjoys both catering and caring for the elderly and her young family members. 


Support Worker & Facilitator

Yvonne supports the Lunch Club and assists in the facilitation of the Memory Group.  She is also involved in the leadership of her local Church.



Kim has over 20 years’ experience working in the charitable sector, with a focus on fundraising and project management. She is also a trained Caregiver and is currently studying for her Aromatherapy Diploma. She joined HCEO in March 2022 as she feels very passionately about wanting to make a difference to the lives of older, vulnerable people.