NDADA team

NDADA is made up of a wide group of committed individuals, including trustees, volunteers, the administrative and management team and more.

Hannah Ashford, CEO

Hannah has a background in perinatal health, family support, infant feeding support and corporate management. Her passion for equity, social justice, and the prevention of violence against women and girls fits well with NDADA’s vision and aims.

Laraine Bridger, Operations Manager

Laraine, has a background in mental health, grief and is a qualified counsellor. She is passionate about our societies collective responsibility to help people heal from the impact of trauma.

Independent Domestic Violent Advocates (IDVA’s) & Practitioners

NDADA have IDVA’s working across Devon in specialist roles. Providing support through the courts, NHS, Devon Partnership Trust, local Housing, our Refuge and our Community IDVA. NDADA prides itself on being flexible and person centered in these roles to support those experiencing abuse. In addition, We have a focus on supporting recovery through the Empowerment Course and free counselling.

Alongside our IDVA services, we have practitioners working on projects supporting children and young people through our Grow Together and Side by Side courses. In addition we work with other local agencies with women with multiple complex needs through Brave Spaces.

The Trustees

Our fantastic trustees are committed to taking NDADA forward and enabling it to most effectively achieve its goals.

Thank you to the following people for their time and energy in supporting NDADA:

Jo Gordon (chair)

Jane Stanley

Irene Hockin

Sue Barber

Melanie Cullen

Alison Mills

Karen Van-Evelingen

Roy Tomlinson