Who's Who

At Donnington Doorstep we keep our doors open thanks to the hard work, enthusiasm and creativity of our staff and volunteers. In keeping with our family-friendly ethos, most of our staff work part-time to fit around their other commitments and are flexible to ensure support is always on hand at Doorstep. You can get in touch with any of us via our general email address and phone number.


In our offices upstairs:

Diane Long is our Charity Director, always on the look-out for new partnerships and funding opportunities, while Rita Barrow our Finance Manager, takes cares of our accounts and Rebecca Durrant, Operations Manager looks after the smooth running of the organisation. Beth is currently on maternity leave.

Over in the Youth Space:

Aziza Shafique is our Youth Leader, with Youth Workers Joanne and Emily. Our Step Out project is managed by Nicola Holmes-Brown along with specialist project workers.

Downstairs family Drop-In:

Our Family Support Facilitator is Sophie Jordan, supported by talented play assistants and Tasneem Hussain as our cook, with others providing sessional support. Aziza Shafique is our Family support worker and Domestic Abuse Champion.

In Doorstep Kitchen:

Our Monday and Wednesday the cafe is run by Tasneem Hussain.

Pre-School:

Dillyana Karadzhova is the Acting Pre-School Manager, with a team of Haleema and Rickie, along with other sessional staff.

And across the organisation we benefit from a wonderful group of volunteers, currently including

Judy and Karen and our Board of Trustees

This gives grandparents a very useful safe learning area. This is such a caring community and advice centre. I have been very impressed.

A grandparent

What's on this week - 17th Jun 2019

  • Drop in and play

    Mon@ 10am - 2pm //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Mon @ 12pm //info

  • Drop in and play

    Wed @10am - 2pm //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Wed @12pm //info

  • Youth Drop-In

    Tues and Weds @5.30pm //info

  • Pre-School

    Mon - Fri @9-3pm //info

Full Calendar

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