To be known in Stamford and district as ‘the safe place to talk’ about unintended pregnancy, baby loss and termination ‘where you know you will be heard’ and to equip young people with the knowledge to make healthy informed choices about relationships and sexual health.
Our services are free, totally confidential and completely unbiased.
“Our world fell apart when at 37 weeks our baby boy was stillborn with no known cause … Alternatives supported us both through one of the darkest periods in our lives and we will be forever grateful we found them and for their support”
Objectives of Alternatives Stamford
(from our charity constitution)
- The advancement of education in the subject of pregnancy and the termination of pregnancy and into the effects thereof upon women whether physical, medical or psychological.
- The preservation and protection of women’s health.
- The provision of advice, counselling and assistance to women and their partners and families who are suffering from any physical or mental illness, distress or poverty during, or as a result of, pregnancy or following an abortion, miscarriage, cot death, still birth or loss of a child.
- The promotion of such other charitable purposes which may conveniently be carried on in connection with the above objectives.
Emma James-German – Centre Manager
Sarah Jane Sauntson – Education Manager
Gemma Holbird – Education Manager
Carys Vaughan – Education Presenter
Bethan Lester – External Supervisor
Alice Scott – Advisor
Stella Sandys – Advisor
Rachel Ibbott – Advisor
Vanessa Burton – Clothes & Equipment Support Worker
Helen Walton: Advertisement Director and Lifestyle Coach. Founder and Chair of Trustees of Alternatives. Committed Christian.
Mandy Rogers. Mandy is a retired head teacher. She worked in the primary school sector for many years and is particularly interested in the education work Alternatives offers.
Steve Marsh (Treasurer) is a qualified actuary and has worked for insurance companies in the UK and Australia. He has lived in and around Stamford since 2001 and is active in the local community through a number of voluntary organisations.
Philip Robson is the Senior Partner of Stamford solicitors Messrs Daltons. Philip is a committed Christian.
Sara Mann is a practising GP