Chief Executive Officer

Hello I am Alex, my job is to help the board of Trustees and the staff team to set the direction for the organisation and to make sure we are succeeding at what we set out to do.

I live in Leeds but spend a lot of time in London talking about our members’ work to government, funders and national organisations. I’m always glad to hear from and meet up with our network members!

You can contact me at [email protected] or on Twitter @AlexSharedLives You can read my blog at


National Homeshare Manager
Hello, my name is Deborah and I am responsible for the Homeshare UK arm of Shared Lives Plus. This involves working with key stakeholders and our network members to develop and grow the sector, raise awareness of the Homeshare model nationally and support the work of Homeshare International on a global level. 

The Homeshare UK team is responsible for the set up and development of new Homeshare programmes across the UK, resources, good practice and guidance and quality assurance. We are also working to build a robust business case and evidence base and bring Homeshare to many more people across the UK.

You can contact me on 07889 002 526 or [email protected]


Homeshare Sector Development Officer

Hello, my name is Alice and my key role is to develop and support the Homeshare UK Network and the Homeshare International Network. Facilitating a vibrant and active network for new and existing members and developing resources and guidance to support member organisations to deliver safe and effective Homeshare matches.

I also support national marketing and awareness raising of the Homeshare movement, working to grow the sector at all levels offering Homeshare an option for anyone that could benefit from it.

You can contact me on 07584211755 or [email protected]


Homeshare Sector Development Officer

Hello, my name is Ben and my role is to support the Homeshare UK Network. This involves raising awareness of Homeshare, working to remove the barriers preventing people from taking part and developing resources to support the network to deliver Homeshare services.

I am responsible for growing the Homeshare sector in the East of England and Greater London, working to ensure that anyone wanting to benefit from Homeshare can participate.    

You can contact me on 07867 456 475 or [email protected]


Scotland Homeshare Development Officer

Hello, my name is Tina and my role is to support the development and growth of the Homeshare Sector in Scotland. I live in the north of Scotland  and I work with organisations and communities from all over Scotland who are interested in developing a Homeshare service.

My background is in the voluntary and health sectors and I have seen how isolation and loneliness can affect people from all walks of life and of all ages.  I am keen to show how Homeshare can change this.

You can contact me on 07525234698 or [email protected]



Hi I’m Lisa – I am one of the first points of contact for Homeshare UK.  I deal with enquiries, membership renewal payments and processing new memberships for schemes.  I also help manage the day to day running of the office. You can contact me on [email protected]

Supporting our members

We provide practical and strategic support to our network members.

Driving policy change

Shared Lives Plus campaign on issues that affect our schemes and members. Advising and contributing to policy change.

Providing value for our members

Members have access to our members resource library, good practice guide and quality assurance framework.

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If you have any questions please contact us, we would love to hear from you. You can call us on 0151 227 3499 or emall us on [email protected]

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