Our Team

Meet the Team

Lorraine McGoldrick

FASS Service Manager (2018)

Lorraine ensures the smooth running of FASS alongside the dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Lorraine has worked in a variety of different settings, including homelessness, addictions and family support. Lorraine is passionate about promoting the needs of families who need that extra bit of support within our community.                                                                                                                                  

Mandy Macfarlane

Finance Office (2018)

Mandy has worked within the administration field for over 20 years and has spent a few years within the finance sector, using Sage, and has an HNC in accountancy. She also has a counselling qualification. Mandy has volunteered for various cancer charities and has now decided to move full time into the charity sector. Mandy uses her good organisational skills to help with the smooth running of events.

Valarie Connell

Family Support Practitioner

Val Connell is our Family Support Practitioner and started with FASS in October 2017. Val has a wealth of experience in addiction and homelessness work. In addition Val has supported many vulnerable women who have experienced trauma as a consequence of addiction. Val has an open and empathic approach and is passionate about supporting people affected by addiction. Val has helped set up a Family Support Group in Govan.

Kathleen Kennedy

Family Support Practitioner (2019)

Kathleen Kennedy is our Family Support Practitioner and joined FASS in 2019.  Kathleen brings with her a wide range of experience including a working within addiction, mental health and the elderly. Kathleen also has experience of working within the Third Sector.

Family Support Worker

Denise Golder

Family Support Practitioner (Outreach) (2021)

Denise Golder has experience in supporting vulnerable people to reach their full potential delivering a variety of workshops tailored to their needs whilst promoting health and wellbeing.

Christine Macleod

Office Assistant (2021)

Christine previously volunteered at FASS and is now working within the Team as Office Assistant on a part time basis. Christine has year of Admin experience and also a counselling qualification. Christine has been a great asset to the team.

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