Charlene Brooks
Chief Executive Officer

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Charlene has a wealth of experience in the field of parenting and family support. Having a third level qualification in community work Charlene has worked in the voluntary sector her entire working career. She has worked in a number of organisations delivering high quality services which aim to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families.

In Parenting NI Charlene worked as the Director of the Parents Helpline for almost 7 years before being appointed as the Director of Parenting Education, during this time she has managed diverse teams of staff and volunteers all working together towards a mission; to support families.

Meet the Directors

Muriel Bailey

Director for Family Support Services
Muriel has responsibility for the delivery and management of Parenting NI Family Support Services.

Muriel previously worked as Manager for Sure Start and High Need Family Support. She has extensive knowledge of families who are within the threshold of child protection and also receive services at Hardiker Level 2, 3 and 4.

Muriel’s background is in Early Years, training, counselling and operations management, all within the education, statutory and community & voluntary sector.

Hilary Morrow
Head of Finance and Operations
Hilary Colour 2Hilary is a qualified chartered accountant with 17 years experience in the voluntary sector.

Hilary is responsible for the financial management, systems and processes within Parenting NI, ensuring that standards of best practice are maintained at all times.

Our Staff

Kelly Barbour – Family Support Services Co-ordinator

Teresa Campton – Finance Administrator

Noreen Coates – Parenting Support Officer

Michelle Flanagan – Family Support Services Administrator

Tracey Gillespie – Parenting Support Officer

Tanya Hamilton – Parenting Support Officer (SHSCT)

Elaine Hanna – Parental Participation Officer

Kathy Jan – Parenting Support Officer

Seaneen Madden – Parenting Support Officer (BHSCT)

Lynsey Martin Parenting Support Officer (SHSCT)

Noel McCann – Dad’s Support Worker

Michelle McGlade-Buick – Parental Participation Officer

Catherine McLaughlin – Communications & Marketing Officer

Sharon McWhirter – Office Manager

Shirley Millar – Education Manager

Cahir Murray – Dads Project Coordinator

Romaine Paulin – Administration Assistant

Lauren Walls – Education and Participation Officer