Who are we?

There are a number of people who can support you:

Kathleen Murray

Short Break Support Worker

Kathleen has a number of years experience supporting carers in a variety of roles – most recently while running the Stepping Out and Stepping Forward projects at Care for Carers – organising short breaks like art gallery visits, theatre trips and weekends away. She can help you think about what break is right for you. Contact kmurray@vocal.org.uk 0131 271 3707

Caroline Shilton

Development Officer

Caroline is on Maternity leave from May 2016. While she is away contact Hayley Burton on hburton@vocal.org.uk or 0131 6636869

Caroline has experience supporting a number of wee breaks – from outdoor weekends in the Cairngorms to indoor trips to the cinema. She helps to update the website and organises the funding panels. Contact cshilton@vocal.org.uk 0131 271 3765


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