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Everything we do is about putting people first

Taking Part support people through lots of different creative ways and offer lots of services.  Click on the links below to find out more about our different services:


Advocacy and Support


Advice, Guidance and Information




Easy Read Information


Children and Young People

We work with a lot of different organisations, such as:

BILD (British Institute of Learning Disabilities)

CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group)

Social services

Local Health Authority

Providers of residential care

Local Colleges and education providers


Employment services

Other advocacy groups in Shropshire, such as A4U, SIAS and PCAS

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Meet the team

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Taking Part Staffing Structure



Chair Peter Simmons

Secretary Susan Godfrey

Trustee John Godfrey

Trustee Paul Hume-Miller

Trustee Jean Harris



Taking Part Staff

Chief Executive Officer Julie Mellor

Shropshire Advocate Diana Morgan

Shropshire Advocate Michelle Evans

Shropshire Advocate Tash Gilmore

Shropshire Advocate Keith Billson


Telford Advocate Keith Billson

Telford Information & Advice Officer Beth Brooker

Community Link Officer Delphine Wise 


Business Support Officer Gill Edmunds

Accounts Administrator Kim Robbins

Social Night Co Ordinator Jamila Thomas

Support Worker Hollie Williamson

Support Worker Sheila Hill

Sessional Worker Website, Easyread & Experts by Experience support Fiona Williams 


Professional Advisors

Solicitors Wace Morgan, Shrewsbury


Independent Examiners

Phillips Accountants, Telford

Taking Part is an independent registered charity.   

We have been established in Shropshire, including Telford and Wrekin, since 1994 and have been               a registered charity since 2002. 


In Telford we are a partner of the Wellbeing Independence Partnership as part of the My Choice contract.  We provide information and advice on health and social care to the public of Telford.

In Shropshire we are a partner of the Advice, Advocacy and Welfare Benefits service providing independent advocacy including Care Act Advocacy to people who have health and social care needs and live in Shropshire.

                                   As a small organisation we are very proud to have such a comprehensive reach in              supporting a wide range of people in lots of different ways.


                                    We are very pleased to be awarded the Carer Friendly Employer award by                                                           Telford & Wrekin Carers Partnership Board, as it recognises our organisation                                                      as being 'Carer Friendly' - looking after our own as well as the wider public                   in the county.

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