Transitioning is a long process and no two journeys are the same that’s why charities like Chrysalis are vital.
Professionally Jack works for a charity supporting the homeless from the streets into accommodation, no two days are the same and in this role he care co-ordinates individuals with various complex needs. He has noticed a rise in homelessness among the LGBTQIA+ community, specifically gender questioning individuals.
As a Qualified Accountant Andy will support the Chrysalis Board and organisation in the delivery of the charities financial, commercial and governance requirements alongside supporting with his broader experience in healthcare & health systems, specialising in Mental Health provision.
Chrysalis provides an invaluable service to so many individuals, families and friends who are all on their own and individual transition journey(s); Andy wanted to join Chrysalis to support the organisation in its mission to ensure the support, guidance and help was there for all in their moment(s) of need.
The Chrysalis Office Team is the beating heart of the organisation. The team work Monday to Friday and can be contacted by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 03448 468 545 between 9:30am and 3pm and provide the management and administration. Contact the team to join a group, to find out about our events and training, get involved as a volunteer and for all other inquiries.
Under Andi’s leadership Chrysalis has grown into a nationally recognised organisation with a mission to create a world where every gender diverse person can be their authentic self and “free to be me!”
Go to Dawn if you have a question about how Chrysalis works, or about how to use your Microsoft Teams account.
Dawn is passionate about Chrysalis and alongside her work in the office is also one of our team of trained facilitators and runs one of our Parents Support Groups as well as volunteering at Pride and our other outreach events.
Dawn is one of our First Contact Advisors, equally supportive of the confident and the nervous callers who want to find out more about joining our groups.
Kevan makes sure that everyone is paid on time and is the person to go to with any expenses queries. He also keeps the rest of the team on the straight and narrow with his attention to detail and understanding of the importance of the rules and regulations.
He also (with a team) develops and delivers training, both internally and externally, and offers practical advice to volunteers about support skills.