Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile – Surviving violence, creating hope, rebuilding lives


Marian Shaughnessy

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Casework Advocate (volunteer)

A few words about me

I am a retired solicitor with many years experience of working in legal aid social care, education and disability discrimination law.

What does your role at Baobab involve?

As a casework volunteer, I support young people with practical issues such as housing, education, social care and dealing with the HO.

What is your desert island book or music?

The collected works of Shakespeare.

What 3 words would you use to describe Baobab?

Homely. Nurturing. Professional.