Chris – Project Manager
Chris is the manager of Branching Out and is responsible for making sure we provide a quality service for young people, children, and their families in Tameside.
Favourite film – It’s difficult to pick a favourite as it changes all the time, but today I’ll say Back To The Future!
Favourite meal – Pizza with lots of toppings
Dream holiday destination – I’ve always wanted to explore Tibet and hike the Himalayas.
Fave band/artist – Beastie Boys for band and Bob Dylan for artist!
Louise – Family Worker
Louise works with young people who are affected by someone else’s drug and alcohol use and enjoys improving family relationships.
Favourite film – Star Wars
Favourite meal – Lasagne
Dream holiday destination – Iceland
Favourite band/artist - Portishead
Caroline – Young Persons Worker
Caroline supports young people with their substance use and is passionate about providing advice and guidance to those who need it most.
Favourite film – The Silence of the Lambs
Favourite meal – Crisps!
Dream holiday destination – Bali
Favourite band/artist - The Stone Roses
Anna – Young Persons Worker
Anna has previously supported a range of youth-focused programmes empowering the most vulnerable young people, and continues to do the same at Branching Out. She is also our link to the Youth Justice Service.
Favourite film – Arrival
Favourite meal – Hard to pick, for now I’ll say tacos!
Dream holiday destination – Backpacking across Canada
Favourite band/artist – Bears Den
Mandie – Children and Concerned Others Worker
Mandie works with both young people and family members who are worried about someone else’s drug or alcohol use.
Favourite film – I love a musical so it has to be Dream Girls!
Favourite meal – Curry goat, rice, peas and mac and cheese
Dream holiday destination – New Orleans – Mardi Gras
Favourite band/artist – Anything RnB and Soul!