Local Contacts

AMENDMENT

These details were updated in June 2021.

Contact Information

Local Contact Details

Knowsley Children's Services

Executive Director (Health and Wellbeing)

Julie Moss

Tel: 0151 443 4486
E-mail: Julie.Moss@knowsley.gov.uk

Fostering Friends and Family / SGO Service

Fostering Manager

Rebekah Gresty

Tel: 0151 443 2991
E-mailRebekah.Gresty@knowsley.gov.uk

Fostering Mainstream Service

Fostering Friends and Family Manager

Laverne Depass

Tel: 0151 443 3182
E-mail: laverne.depass@knowsley.gov.uk

Adoption in Merseyside (AIM)

Adoption Team Manager

Jenny Ness

Tel: 0151 441 8974 / Mobile: 07833481042
E-mail: Jenny.Ness@adoptioninmerseyside.co.uk

Team Manager:

Wandzia Cody

Tel: 0151 477 8700

Agency Decision Maker - Adoption

Assistant Executive Director of Children's Social Care

Lara Wood

6th Floor,
Huyton Municipal Building,
Archway Road,
Liverpool,
L36 9YU

Tel: 0151 443 5992
E-maillara.wood@knowsley.gov.uk

Adoption Panel Appointments

Assistant Executive Director of Children's Social Care

Lara Wood

6th Floor,
Huyton Municipal Building,
Archway Road,
Liverpool,
L36 9YU

Tel: 0151 443 5992
E-maillara.wood@knowsley.gov.uk

Agency Decision Maker - Fostering

Assistant Executive Director of Children's Social Care

Lara Wood

6th Floor,
Huyton Municipal Building,
Archway Road,
Liverpool,
L36 9YU

Tel: 0151 443 5992
E-maillara.wood@knowsley.gov.uk

Head of Service - Children Looked After

Head of Service - Children Looked After

Ann Clarkson

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 3375
E-mail: ann.clarkson@knowsley.gov.uk

Team managers:

CLA Team 1 – Rebecca Woods: 0151 443 5180
CLA Team 2 – Michelle Tomlinson: 0151 443 5855
YPT Manager – Heidi Baron: 0758 310 3798
Leaving Care Manager – Rachael Burke: 0151 443 4117
Fostering Friends and Family / SGO – Rebekah Gresty: 0151 443 2991
Fostering Mainstream – Laverne Depass: 0151 443 3182
Principal Commissioner (Access to Resources Team) – Dawn Farrow: 0151 443 4617

Service Manager - Children Looked After

Service Manager – CLA

Virinder Crawford

Tel: 0777 522 1955
E-mail: virinder.crawford@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

CLA Team 1 – Rebecca Woods: 0151 443 5180
CLA Team 2 – Michelle Tomlinson: 0151 443 5855
YPT Manager – Heidi Baron: 0758 310 3798
Leaving Care Manager – Rachael Burke: 0151 443 4117

Service Manager - Residential Services

Service Manager - Residential Services

Pamela Foster

1st Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 5026
E-mail: pamela.foster@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

Oasis – Tracy Burke: 0151 443 4292
The Holt – All Staff Redeployed whilst closed.
Bedford Close – Jane Vowles: 0151 443 4955
Fullerton Grove – Sophie McGennity: 0151 443 0887

Head of Service - Children with Disabilities

Head of Service – Children with Disabilities

Mike Wharton

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 3994
E-mail: michael.wharton@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

Children with Disabilities – Claire Cashmore: 0151 443 4273

Principal Social Worker

Head of Service – Quality Assurance Unit

Heather Brown

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Head of Child Protection and Children in Need

Interim HOS

Jo Parry

Tel: 0151 443 2660
E-mailjoanne.parry@knowsley.gov.uk

Head of Service - Child Protection and Children in Need

Tracey Overs

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 4260
E-mail:Tracey.Overs@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

CP1 – Siobhan Price: 0151 443 3498
CP2 – Bec Gale: 0151 443 3346
CP3 – Lisa Riley: 0151 443 3374
CP4 – Katie Unsworth: 0151 443 5031
CP5 – Catherine Appleton: 0151 443 3455

Family Support / Edge of Care
Lisa Jones: 0151 443 4206

MASH:

MASH Coordinator – Karen Jude: 0151 443 4909
Team Manager – Sam Roper: 0151 443 5043

SHIELD:

SHIELD Coordinator – Pamela Foster: 0151 443 5026

Team Manager – Chloe Vose: 0151 443 5025

Service Manager – Child Protection

Service Manager – Child Protection

Selina Kent

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 3452
E-mail: selina.kent@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

CP1 – Siobhan Price: 0151 443 3498
CP2 – Bec Gale: 0151 443 3346
CP3 – Lisa Riley: 0151 443 3374
CP4 – Katie Unsworth: 0151 443 5031
CP5 – Catherine Appleton: 0151 443 3455

MASH – Sam Roper: 0151 443 5043

Quality Assurance Unit

Head of Service - Children's Safeguarding

Heather Brown

Tel: 07385420475
E-mail: heather.brown@knowsley.gov.uk

Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Manager

Debbie Cashman

Tel: 0151 443 4786

Current Acting Operational Manager (LADO)

Lindsey Heaton

Tel: 0151 443 3318

Conference and Review Managers:

Holly Seeger: 0151 443 5019
Kate Perry: 0151 443 4845
Joanne Sheridan: 0151 443 3288
Jacky Evans: 0151 443 3928
Nicky Mitchell: 0151 443 5885
Sharon Kelly: 0151 443 4597
Julie Ross (Part-time Agency): 0151 443 3060
Daisy Brown: (Agency)

 

Quality Assurance & Audit Lead:

Vacant

Head of Service – Early Help and Prevention

Interim HOS

Celine Gafos

Tel: 0151 443 5561
E-mail: Celine.Gafos@knowsley.gov.uk

Head of Service – Early Help and Prevention

Jo Parry

Ground Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 2660
E-mailjoanne.parry@knowsley.gov.uk

Stronger Families Coordinator 

Abigail Hardman

Tel: 0151 443 2623

Team Managers:

Family First Team 1 – Karen Little: 0151 443 5052
Family First Team 2 – Caroline Price: 0151 443 4569
Family First Team 3 – Nicola Parker: 0151 443 5711
Family First Team 4 – Lauren Jones: 0151 443 3347

Head of Service – Youth Offending Service

Head of Service – Youth Offending Service

Celine Gafos

1st Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 5561
E-mail: Celine.Gafos@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

Cat Johnson: 0151 443 3858
Fleur Hann: 0151 443 2872
Liz Jackson: 0151 443 5514
Mandy Jacobson: 0151 443 5563
Mark McCausland: 0151 443 5556
Tricia Keane: 0151 443 5570

Sarah Ritson (MST CAN): 0151 443 3164