Our Staff Team

Ark Manager

Wendy Faulkner

Wendy is a highly experienced manager and is in charge of overseeing all aspects of the Ark's work including managing our team of staff, running the day centre and liasing across all partner agencies.

Support Worker

Alan Stewart

Alan started as a volunteer in 2019 and became a member of staff at the start of 2020.  When the day centre is open he greets people at the door and ensures they recieve the support that they need.

Outreach Support Worker

Cherry Teearu

Cherry goes out and about in Shrewsbury, locating those sleeping rough on the streets and supporting clients who have been moved into accommodation.

Senior Support Worker & Volunteer Coordinator

Rose Greenslade

Rose has many years of experience working with homelesss and vulnerable people.  She supports our clients in all areas and is responsible for the recruitment, training and organisation of our volunteers.

Support Worker

Sophie Depas

Sophie is a friendly face at the door of the Ark, welcoming clients in from the cold and offering initial support and guidance to those in need of our services.  

Administrator/Clerk to Trustees

Ursula Howells

With many years experience in administration, Ursula joined us early in 2020.  She works from the day centre and at home, answering the phone, responding to emails and generally keeps us organised and up to date.

Support Worker

Eloise Arthur-Hammond

Eloise joined us as a volunteer and quickly became a valued member of staff.  She supports all our colleagues both in the day centre and in accomodation.

Move On Support Worker

Brea Wilde

Brea focuses on  moving our clients into suitable and affordable permanent accommodation.  She works alongside multiple agencies to ensure that when we move people on - they are supported  to stay and thrive in their home


Our Trustee Team

One Vision

Emily Bell

Chair of Trustees

Evelyn Gregory

Vice Chair

Ian Somervaille CBE


Patrick Playfair


Annie Waddington-Feather


Tony Sharpe


Jane Shaw


Jonathan Davies


Lucy Kealy 


Mike Matthews


Our Patrons

Marcus and Jenny Bean


Chris Walker


10 Castle Foregate  Shrewsbury  SY1 2DJ

01743 363 305