The Team

Our core team work day-to-day to devise and deliver the projects and partnerships that connect people and build communities in east London. We are based in Bethnal Green, right in the heart of our target area. To contact us to get involved, or if you have a query, email [email protected] or contact us using the form linked below.

Eleanor Younge - Head of Programmes

Eleanor has been with The Cares Family since 2019, managing the Love Your Neighbour programme in South London Cares before heading east to lead the East London Cares team. Before this, Eleanor worked for an international development charity in Ireland.

Priyanka Chauhan - Social Clubs Programme Coordinator

Priyanka is the Social Clubs Coordinator at East London Cares, designing and delivering free events for older and younger neighbours across East London to strengthen local community connections, conversations and enjoyment. Priyanka is also an inclusive dancer and has previously worked with Jacksons Lane Theatre and Union Chapel on their creative community outreach.

Sinead Wilkinson - Love Your Neighbour Programme Coordinator

Sinead is the Love Your Neighbour Programme Coordinator, connecting older and younger neighbours through one-to-one friendship in Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Previously, Sinead worked as an Outreach Coordinator across our sibling branches, North London Cares and South London Cares, and volunteered at Manchester Cares on the Love Your Neighbour Programme.

Elle Dodds - Outreach and Engagement Coordinator

Elle is the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, meeting new older and younger neighbours, telling them all about our work and helping them join East London Cares. In addition, they work closely with other local organisations to remove barriers that may prevent neighbours from building new friendships. Previously, Elle worked at South London Cares and as a freelance photographer with local charities based in Hackney.

East London Cares is part of The Cares Family, with sibling charities in London, Manchester and Liverpool. We share a CEO, Managing Director, senior leadership team and trustees.