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Penhaligons Friends


Working at Penhaligons Friends

When you get in touch with Penhaligon’s Friends, your first point of contact will be with one of the following members of staff

All our team can be contacted on 01209 215889 or 01209 210624, or you can drop us a line here.

Julie Parker                     Manager

Julie manages Penhaligon’s Friends as well as being involved with our Memory Days and some of the family support work. Julie deals with all our funding and fundraising. Her background prior to joining the charity includes working as a trained nursery nurse and with the NSPCC. Julie has been with the charity since 2006.

Julie lives in the north of the county with her partner and two boys. They have a wide range of animals and wildlife on their smallholding.

                                                            Becky Thomas             Family Services Manager

becky-thomas-2Becky has been with the charity since 2009, she  oversees the day to day service delivery of the Family Services Team and also works closely with education to ensure that the maximum support is offered to schools and children when faced with bereavement issues.

Becky lives in West Cornwall with her husband and four children. As foster carers their household is always busy and their French Bulldog, Delilah, adds to the entertainment!




Polly Langford                Family Services Support Worker


Polly works in a part time role for us as part of our Family Services Team.  Polly joined our staff team after spending a number of year supporting us as a volunteer.  Polly spends her time ensuring the smooth running of our Parents Groups and Memory Days and is one of the supportive voices on the end of the phone or visiting families at home.

Polly has spent many years working in Nursing and Health Visiting and brings a wealth of experience to our team. Polly lives in Mid Cornwall with her four young children, if this doesn’t already keep her busy enough she often takes on other challenges including the odd marathon run!



Sandy Richards                    Family Services Coordinator


Sandy is responsible for coordinating our caseload and supervising the wider team of staff and volunteers.  Sandy is always a friendly voice on the end of the phone.

Sandy lives with her husband and children in an old farmhouse.  At home, Sandy cares for her chickens called Eden and Isabella and bulldog Frank.


Jo Woollard                Office Administrator


Jo works part time as our admin assistant contributing to all the office activities. She brings a wealth of experience and we value her calm, efficient and organised ways.



                                                                                                                                                                                          Chantal Worden Evans     Volunteer Coordinator

Chantal works part time as our Volunteer Coordinator. She is the main contact for all new enquiries and delivers the volunteer training programme. Chantal also coordinates all of our fundraising events!