Jackie Black is a senior Family First Officer and Deputy Manager of the Kirkby Children's centres and is based at the Pride Centre.
Jackie has her roots in Kirkby and lived in Northwood as a child and as she brought up her own children. Her parents and siblings all live in Northwood. She is passionate about supporting families in Northwood and has dedicated her working life to the area.
Jackie sees some of the key challenges to address in Northwood are: mental health, domestic abuse, skills and knowledge gaps, improved aspirations, improved exam results and play and development. She knows many success stories of how people’s lives can change and improve with the right support and effective signposting. She feels very privileged to be part of Northwood Together.