About Us

About Us

Young People Thrive

CYP IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner


Alice is a CYP IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner for Young People Thrive. She has 9 years of experience working with children, families and young people, physical and intellectual disabilities, neurodiversity and low to complex mental health problems. With degrees in History, Anthropology, Cultural Politics and Mental Health it is her mission to help vulnerable families and young people find their voice and coping techniques. Her main interests being widening inclusion, access and de-stigmatising mental health and community services. Alice also likes to look at mental healthcare holistically and is a qualified mindfulness and meditation teacher and is interested in music, art, exercise, spirituality, psychoeducation, ending stigma and using nutrition as part of healthy coping techniques. Alice can also provide parenting and young people skills training, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) CYP IAPT (Children and Young People Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) therapy for early stage anxiety and low mood/depression and emerging behavioural difficulties.


Contact Alice:

0208 364 8400 Ext: 0258  |  Alice.Colley@communitybarnet.org.uk


Grange Big Local

Admin and Projects Officer 



Linda is the Admin and Projects Officer at Grange Big Local. Their role entails overseeing marketing and comms, facilitating projects, admin, reporting, and community outreach and engagement. In their spare time they are a writer, visual artist, and cultural programmer, working to amplify the voices of marginalised groups and move towards a more equitable society that works for everyone. The thing they love most about their job is working on a grassroots level, helping residents and communities bring about positive, transformative change in their local area.


Contact Linda:

020 3857 9492 ext 0237  |  Linda.Sou@grangebiglocal.org


Sue Cave has been a Bahá’í since 1966 when living in Walthamstow, London. In 1973 Sue moved to Monmouthshire, Wales and from 2006 has represented the Bahá’í Faith on Monmouthshire County Council’s Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education. Along with the other Faith representatives, she has visited Monmouthshire schools to support RE lessons with workshops, assemblies and 6th form RE conferences.

Since 2008 she has been a member of the Office for Safeguarding Children, which is an agency of the UK Bahá’í community’s elected national governing council – the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United Kingdom. Sue is an active member of the Wales community and over the years has helped to organise annual summer schools, as well as  supporting and participating in inter-faith events in South Wales.

Sue and her late husband Richard have two adult children and two grandchildren. 

Yusuf Ahmed Rawat is the Senior Imam at the Hendon Mosque & Islamic Centre (HMIC) and has been there for 15 years. He is also the Principal at Hendon Madrasah, Muslim Chaplain at Her Majesty's Prison & Probationary Service at Wormwood Scrubs. Yusuf is a father and husband of a family of 6 and is a born and bred Londoner!

The Hendon Mosque & Islamic Centre was established on West Hendon Broadway in 1984 and the current mosque was acquired in 1996. Apart from worship, charity work and provision of religious education, Yusuf is also involved in:

  • Works in close partnership with the local Muslim school Barnet Hill Academy
  • Does a few yearly Food Drives with other faith organisations and also with Sufra Foodbank in Stonebridge
  • Mosque Open Days usually in Feb - All are welcome
  • School Visits and Visiting School


Contact details:

website: www.hendonmosque.co.uk
email: hendonmosque@hotmail.com
telephone: 020 8202 3236 

Mark Parker has been a practicing Buddhist for over 40 years having first been introduced to Nichiren Daishonin's Buddhism by his older brother at the age of 14 and becoming a member of SGI-UK at 19. Over the years he has supported many youth activities on both local and national level as national youth leader for SGI-UK and is now a leading member for SGI members in Barnet. He works as a senior area manager covering operations in London & the South East for Europe's largest parking management company.  Mark has lived in the borough for 25 years firstly in Golders Green for and currently in Finchley Central with his wife & 6 year old son.

National Safeguarding Adults Week was from Monday 16 November 2020 to Sunday 22 November 2020. In Barnet there were many events organised by local organisations on Thursday 19 November 2020 . Click on the links below to access resources that were shared at these events:


Video from Chair, Barnet Safeguarding Adults Board

At the beginning of each event a video from Fiona Bateman, Chair of Barnet Safeguarding Adults Boards was shown, watch it here 


Coping with Lockdown 2.0

Katherine Heritage, Art Therapy 4 All, download leaflet

John Truong, Barnet Wellbeing Hub, download leaflet and self referral form

Contact details of local organisations, download leaflet


Embedding Safeguarding Practices in Faith Organisations

Rumela Kandu, Buddhism, download presentation

Reverend Julie Gittoes, Church of England, download presentation

Deacon Anthony Clark, Roman Catholic, download presentation

Aviva Landau, Mother to Mother, download presentation


Taking a Multifaith Approach to Safeguarding

Deacon Anthony Clark, Roman Catholic, download presentation

Mark Parker, Buddhism, download bio

Imam Yusuf Rawat, Islam, download bio

Reverend Julie Gittoes, Church of England, download presentation

Rabbi Natan Levy, Judaism, download presentation

Sue Cave, Bahá’í, download bio


Other resources

Further safeguarding resources can be found on the Ann Craft Trust website.






Resources provided from the Self Care Event on 18th November 2020. Please click on the relevant sections to find out more.