Our mission: To support, enable and inspire everyone in our communities to Live Young, Live Life!

Our People

 PYCF has 8 Trustees: 

Terry Lewis (Chair),  Mark Lapper (Treasurer),  Beryl Ezzard , Patricia Owens, Daniel Parkin, Joyce Spiller,

 and 2 ex officio Trustees, the Wareham Town Council Mayor and the Head of Purbeck School.

Mia Murray

We have a full time Youth and Community Manager Mia Murray managing our services across all ages. She is also our designated safeguarding officer.

Julie Fisher-Thomas

is our Family Hub Worker helping us expand our support to parents and carers.

Hollymay Gladwin

Holly-may Gladwin is our deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead   Our Health and Wellbeing , Environment  and  Diversity lead

Laura Allen

Our Family hub admin and receptionist is Laura Allen

Bob Croom

Bob Croom is a Youth Worker who leads Youth Clubs in Wool and Wareham.

Donna Bickerstaff

Donna Bickerstaff is a Youth Support Worker who leads the Corfe Castle youth club

Alan Horton

Alan Horton is a part time youth support worker, working in clubs one to one and volunteers. 

Caroline Kelly

Caroline is the lead of Planet Purbeck and PYCF youth group.

caroline Kelly

Vanessa Burton

Vanessa is a youth support worker supporting youth clubs in Wareham.

Andy Dacombe

Andy is a part time youth support working undertaking one to one work.

Melissa McNulty

Youth & Community Worker

Melissa McNulty - Youth & Community Worker

Steven Dukes

Youth & Community Worker


Mark Lapper

Mark Lapper is one of our Trustees and as Treasurer plays a crucial role . Mark also brings Health and Safety and management experience into our organisation and still finds time to support some open access youth club sessions . Some of you will know Mark from the other organisations he supports and this helps us join up in our Community.

Jacquie Hall

Jacquie Hall provides invaluable behind the scenes support to our admin arrangements and fundraising, being the Town crier and involved in many Wareham activities is good at letting people know about us.

Joyce Spiller

Joyce Spiller supports fundraising, policies and some sessions

Bob Newnham

Supports IT facilities

Bob Newnham- IT support

Gill Down

Supports activities, specialising in Arts and Crafts.

Aidan Sturgess

Supports youth club and familly sessions

Julie Perry

Supports youth club and familly sessions

Friends of PYCF

We are grateful for the support of our young volunteers at club sessions and some who have fundraised for us.

The trustees bring experience of health and safety, social work management, finance, long standing management of the Wareham centre and Dorset and Town councillers. 

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