Our Team


Service Delivery Team

Grace Smyth | Service Delivery Manager

Grace leads the team of staff and volunteers to ensure we deliver the very best service to our clients that we can. Outside of managing the day to day operation of the advice service, Grace works closely with our partners within Moneyworks and Advice Matters, a partnership of advice agencies led by the team at Citizens Advice Brighton & Hove (CAB).

Jess Keilthy | Advice Worker

Jess supports clients on the benefit claim process, Universal Credit and budgeting. Jess is also the volunteer co-ordinator for the service.

Heather Morton | Advice Worker

Heather supports clients on the benefit claim process, Universal Credit and budgeting. In addition Heather provides administrative support for the service.

 Clare Dawson | Supervisor | Benefits

Clare leads our benefits team ensuring we deliver the best service to our clients. Also an adviser Clare supports clients on health-related benefit issues, helping clients navigate the benefits and tribunal processes.

Trevor Flood | Supervisor | Debt

Trevor provides advice and support to help our improve their financial situation, providing options and liaising with creditors on behalf of clients. Where appropriate he will take clients through a Debt Relief Order or Bankruptcy.

Board of Trustees

Revd. Martin Poole | Chair of Trustees

“St Lukes Advice Service exists to provide excellent advice and care for those in need in the city of Brighton & Hove. We are passionate about helping those experiencing the challenges of Universal Cedit, reductions in benefits, DSS sanctions and general poverty in a compassionate and professional environment and are committed to providing that for anyone who asks for our help.”

Keith Harrison
Mike Gray
Kathryn Mountford
George Aliferis

Volunteer Team

So much of our work is delivered by our amazing team of volunteers.  Many of our team are long-standing volunteers, bringing years of experience from the advice, welfare and finance sectors.  Other volunteers join us for a few months whilst studying to gain valuable experience.

Find out more about volunteering opportunities with St Luke’s Advice Service or simply drop Jess, our Volunteer Co-Ordinator, an email to discuss how you can get involved.