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 is our Day Services Facilitator. She began working for EDMHSS in March 2016. Her role is to organise and produce activities in Creation Corner, facilitate Cook & Eat Club and also assist in the administration of Child Counselling. She supports service users who attend the centre. Mel feels that it is important  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  joining us in December 2018. Her role is Marketing, PR & Fundraising Assistant. She also assists in Creation Corner and Welcome Club where she believes laughter is essential. Debbie also covers the administration of  Adult Counselling and office administration when the need arises. Having 21 years Civil Service background in office administration she is a welcome addition to the charity, extremely passionate about Mental Health and believes everyone should have a voice.

Her interests include reading, binge watching Netflix series and Arts and Crafts. She especially loves spending time with her family and her new grandson.