Our Staff

Sally Dance

Sally is EDMHSS Manager. She began working with EDMHSS in 1979 as a volunteer and in 2000 she was appointed to the role of Coordinator. She is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the charity. This includes supervising the delivery of services, recruiting and monitoring volunteers and developing successful partnerships with local agencies and with the local community. Her work ensures that the work we do as a charity continues to be relevant to the needs of local service users.

Sally is a people person who is very passionate about the charity and the people who receive our help and support. She has a Certificate in Community Mental Health Care from the University of Birmingham, a Certificate in Basic Counselling Skills and a Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace. In her spare time, Sally enjoys walking, crosswords and spending time with her family.

Mel Hill

Mel works at the Welcome Club. She began working at EDMHSS at the beginning of March 2016 and her role is to assist with activities and offer support to service users who attend the club. Mel feels that it is important that she makes a difference to the day that service users are having and always tries to make every Welcome Club special for every service user.

In her spare time Mel cares for her family and enjoys surfing the net and doing as many puzzles as she can.


Debbie Dickson

Debbie is our newest member of staff having joined us in Dec 18, her role is quite varied as part of her assigned hours she will be covering staff holidays & absence & assisting with various activities within the charity.

Debbie worked for 21 years for The Inland Revenue & 10 years as a Teaching Assistant in the SEN Dept. at a local school. Her interests include reading, films, arts & crafts & her lovely pets.