Key staff contacts
Here at AFSO we are a small team and our staff are mostly community based – so we are often found out & about in the community or driving across Oxfordshire!
Someone is usually in the office on Mondays – Wednesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm during term time. Outside of these times our office phone has an answerphone.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are new to us, or enquiring about a child/young person we do not yet know, please help us by sending us a completed Referral Form before contacting us.
Gita Lobo – Chief Executive Officer
Gita manages service development, partnerships, fundraising, volunteering, and management.
Judith Payne – Administrator
Judith can help with general enquiries, assistance with Referral Forms, and bookings. Please note Judith is available Monday – Wednesdays 8:30am – 4:30pm term time only.
Becky Loveless – Family Support Worker
Becky supports parents with a child aged 13 and under. She is able to offer advice and support via surgeries, help at parent support groups, referrals to youth groups, consultancy, and training. Becky works in the community and across the whole of Oxfordshire.
NOTE: If you are new to us please complete and send a Referral Form before contacting Becky.
Samantha Burkin – Community Outreach Worker
Sam supports 14-25 yr olds and their families. She is able to offer advice and support, help with parent support groups, referrals to youth groups, consultancy, and training. Sam works in the community and across the whole of Oxfordshire
NOTE: If you are new to us please complete and send a Referral Form before contacting Sam.
Referrals to our service and mailing list
We recommend getting to know about our work before making a referral. You can do this by reading the pages in our SERVICES
To refer a child, or
young adult aged 18-25, please download and return the appropriate Referral Form:-
- Please click on the relevant link below (a document will open in Word).
- Complete the document by typing OR print then hand write the form.
- Send the form to us using the email, or postal address, given on the form.
If you experience any problems with completing the form, please contact us on 01844 338696 or email firstname.lastname@example.org