Key staff contacts

Here at AFSO, we are a small and dedicated team. Our office phone is managed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am to 5pm and outside of these times our answerphone is available. PLEASE NOTE: If you are new to us, or enquiring about a child/young person we do not yet know, please complete a Referral Form before contacting us.



Judith Payne – Administrator

Judith provides a friendly welcome. She answers general enquiries, assists with Referral Forms and bookings, and manages our mailings. Judith works part-time and is available Monday – Wednesday 09:00 – 5:00pm
01235 754700 Email Judith

Family Support 


Becky Loveless – Family Support Team Leader 

Becky leads our Family Support Team. She develops our services and partnerships and offers consultancy and training. 
07929 379124  Email Becky 


To contact us about our youth groups and Summer and Easter Activities.

Management, fundraising, and media 


Gita Lobo – Chief Executive Office 

Gita manages service development, partnerships, fundraising, volunteering, media requests, and management.
07929 379125  Email Gita

Complete a REFERRAL FORM to join 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 section.

Please ensure that referral forms are only emailed to us. We can no longer accept them by post. If you have a paper version, please scan them using a scanner or scanning app (do not use photos)

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 01235 754700 or email Please click the link to download the form. If you use Google Chrome, the download will be placed in your download folder which can be accessed using the download symbol in the browser site bar. Alternatively, right click the link and open in a new tab.