The Housing and Community Team is here to help you manage your tenancy, ensure you have the support services you need, and help you participate in the Bridge Housing community. The chart below shows the structure of the team. Scroll down to read more about the team members and find their contact details.

Clive Bradshaw, Regional Manager Central

Clive joined Bridge Housing in 2019. With a strong background working in the community and government sectors, Clive seeks to use his experience to deliver housing services in a way that supports tenants to achieve a deeper connection to their community.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0887 | 0417 559 823

Scott Allan, Team Leader, West

Scott joined Bridge Housing in 2011 as a Housing Manager and now leads the West team. He enjoys all aspects of tenancy management and is particularly committed to supporting those most in need in the community.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0809 | 0438 075 809

Jennifer Beresford, Housing Manager, West

Jennifer started with Bridge Housing in June 2009 and brings a wealth of experience in property acquisitions from the UK. Jen enjoys working with tenants and making community connections in the blocks that she manages.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0808 | 0439 380 013

Stephanie Chaiban, Housing Manager, West

Stephanie joined Bridge Housing in August 2018, bringing her passion for housing following her time with FACS. Stephanie enjoys working with tenants and their support services to achieve positive outcomes.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0840 | 0434 336 982

Mohammad Omary, Housing Manager, West

Mohammad joined Bridge Housing in December 2020, having worked in the housing industry for over eight years. Mohammad enjoys using his extensive knowledge and experience to support and assist tenants.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0814 | 0434 339 948

Koolyn Gordon, Housing Manager, West

Koolyn joined Bridge Housing in July 2021 having worked in the community sector for some time and is motivated to bring her community knowledge and front-line expertise to the most vulnerable when providing housing services. Passionate about helping people achieve their goals and assist with all life’s fundamental needs, Koolyn finds it rewarding to see people in need housed, which she believes is a catalyst for further life-changing opportunities.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8234 0813


Maia Ihemeje, Acting Housing Support Officer, West

Maia joined Bridge Housing in 2020, working with the Pathways team, before moving to the Housing West team as Acting Housing Support Officer. Maia is also studying, completing her degree in social justice and is excited to be part of the West team absorbing knowledge, observing the work of her more experienced colleagues. 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0831

Clive Bradshaw, Regional Manager Central

Clive joined Bridge Housing in 2019. He has worked in the community and government sectors for a number of years and seeks to use his experience to ensure that housing services are provided in a way that supports tenants to achieve connection to the community in which they live.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0887 | 0417 559 823

Jonelle Blaney, Acting Team Leader, East 

Jonelle joined Bridge Housing in December 2018, having previously worked in the FACS Redfern Tenancy Team. Jonelle managed the programs and arrears team before her promotion to Team Leader, East earlier this year. Jonelle thrives on supporting tenants to maintain their tenancies and deliver positive outcomes.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0817 | 0423 934 136

Aarti Singh-Otuhiva, Housing Manager, East

Aarti joined Bridge Housing in 2014 in the assets team. She manages all aspects of tenancies. She is very motivated in building relationships with tenants with the aim of helping people to improve their quality of life and sustain their tenancy.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0805 | 0434 334 102

Ray Fatafehi, Housing Manager, East

Ray joined Bridge Housing in March 2017, having previously worked in the sector in the ACT. Ray manages the Eastern Suburbs/Eastern Sydney portfolio, including Options Youth tenants, and Noffs clients in Mascot. Ray enjoys networking with support providers to link tenants to help support and maintain their tenancies.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0805 | 0434 336 972

Rosa Orsini, Housing Manager, East

Rosa joined Bridge housing in October 2020, following two years with Link Housing as a housing manager. This time cemented Rosa’s passion for tenancy and the opportunity to apply her strong customer service skills, honed at FACS housing in the Pathways team and Housing Contact Centre. Rosa enjoys building relationships and making connections with her tenants: her motto is 'Happy tenant, happy housing manager.'

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0833 | 0434 332 273

Aileen O’Neill, Housing Manager

Aileen joined Bridge Housing in August 2020, managing the Housing First portfolio including Together Home, Step, Platform 70 and Connect 100. Her previous experience includes being trained under the Housing First founder, Sam Tsemberis and implementing Housing First Models across Ireland. Aileen is passionate about ending homelessness and the stigma associated with it and aims to ensure smooth transitions into housing. 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0834 | 0436 444 389

Christina Hough, Regional Manager, North

Christina joined Bridge in 2010. She is responsible for the delivery of housing services in the Northern Beaches Region. Christina is passionate about continuous service improvement and demonstrating Bridge Housing values through her actions.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4430 | 0452 490 121

Rhona Jeyakumar, Team Leader, North

Rhona joined Bridge Housing in November 2017 as Disability Housing Manager. Having managed our supported tenants & disability housing portfolio, Rhona has now moved into the role as Team Leader in our Brookvale office. Rhona has a diverse community service background and is passionate about working with vulnerable tenants to promote independent living.  

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4422 | 0417 425 785

Holli Wheeler, Housing Manager, North

Holli joined Bridge Housing in November 2019 having previously working for Department of Communities and Justice in the Newcastle Area. Holli enjoys all aspects of tenancy management and is committed to building relationships with her tenants to provide advice and assistance not only in their tenancy but in their day-to-day life.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4421 | 0427 584 286

BJ Astana, Housing Manager, North

BJ joined Bridge Housing in March 2020, having previously worked at FACS/DCJ and Centrelink.  BJ enjoys building rapport with tenants, creating open and honest communication.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4417 | 0427 000 092

Geraldine Mawn, Housing Manager, North

Geraldine joined Bridge Housing in October 2020, bringing with her a wealth of experience having worked in social housing in Ireland and Australia. Geraldine enjoys helping people resolve their housing challenges and finds her work very rewarding.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4418 | 0437 656 703

Charmion Rowe, Housing Support Officer, North

Charmion joined Bridge in August 2019, bringing a background of working in housing, both with FACS and other organisations in Australia and the UK. Charmion enjoys welcoming clients to the Bridge Office and assisting with their enquiries.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4420

Sasha McNaughton, Housing Support Officer, North

Sasha joined Bridge in August 2019, having previously worked for FACS for 16 years. Sasha enjoys assisting clients at the counter and providing a warm welcome at reception.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4423

Sarah Kingsbeer, Manager Partnerships and Support Coordination

Sarah joined Bridge in June 2017. Sarah is responsible for managing support partnerships and the housing support team. She brings extensive experience from working within the social and community housing sector including with FACS Housing and Mission Australia.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | 02 8324 0838

Jessica Anderson, Housing Support Coordinator, Central

Jessica joined Bridge Housing in 2019. She has a strong background in social work, program management and support service delivery. Jess is based in our central office and is leading on our support within our Housing First programs.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | 02 8324 0838

Lara Samway, Housing Support Coordinator, Central

Lara joined Bridge Housing in February 2021 and has extensive experience working with people experiencing homelessness. Lara will be working primarily on the Together Home and STEP programs and is excited to join the Bridge Housing team.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0810

Alison Hillis, Housing Support Coordinator, Central 

Alison joined Bridge in July 2021, bringing her extensive experience in social work working on projects within the Department of Communities and Justice. Her work focused on those with a history of homelessness/rough sleeping, children and young people in care and victims of domestic and family violence.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0878 | 0455 440 143

Karmen Sestito, Housing Support Coordinator, North

Karmen joined Bridge Housing in 2019. She is responsible for resident support on the Northern Beaches. A former Senior Client Service Officer with FACS in Brookvale, Karmen loves helping residents get their lives back on track.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | 02 9138 4431 

Arthur Crage, Housing Support Coordinator, North

Arthur joined Bridge in June 2018, is passionate about helping people and has extensive experience in social work and mental health support and provides support to tenants in Brookvale.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | 02 9138 4431 | 0427 640 763

Krystal Moores, Manager, Pathways

Krystal joined Bridge Housing in 2012. She manages the Housing Pathways team across the North and Central regions and manages strategic relationships with stakeholders around housing option assessments through Housing Pathways and allocations to Bridge Housing properties. Krystal likes the values and supportive culture at Bridge Housing.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0802 | 0434 335 350

Florida Yap, Senior Housing Manager Pathways, Central

Florida joined Bridge Housing in 2014. She Manages the Central Pathways team who provide advice and assessment on applicant housing options and allocations to Bridge Housing properties. Florida enjoys working with people who are passionate about making a difference.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0815 | 0410 101 905

Rowena Russell, Acting Housing Manager Pathways, Central

Rowena joined Bridge Housing in May 2018, assisting people to apply for social housing and completing assessments on suitable housing options and allocations. Rowena enjoys helping people and maintaining good relationships with clients, tenants and supports.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0822

William Huntley, Housing Manager, Pathways Central

Will joined Bridge Housing in May 2021 having previously worked at DCJ and in Employment Services, he is passionate about helping people in the community while providing excellent customer service with an understanding and compassionate attitude. He takes pride in building connections and helping those in need of assistance. 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0881

Ariana Vambuca, Pathways Administrator, Central

Ariana joined Bridge over five years ago and has worked in Reception, Rent Review and Housing teams. Currently Ariana is our Pathways Administrator in the Central office and manages day to day enquires and administration for clients requiring housing assistance. Ariana enjoys providing quality service to our clients assisting them through the housing application process, always with a smile.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0850

Maria Berry, Team Leader Pathways, North

Maria joined Bridge Housing in February 2020 and manages the Pathways North team to deliver housing assistance services, including the delivery of Private Rental Assistance and allocations on the Northern Beaches. Maria brings extensive experience from within the community services sector, enjoys working with passionate people and the challenges the role brings.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4415 | 0418 708 257

Lee Staddon, Senior Housing Manager Pathways, North

Lee joined Bridge Housing in July 2019, bringing knowledge and experience from his time as a Senior Client Services officer at Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ). Lee provides senior support to staff and clients around housing assistance services and allocations to Bridge Housing properties. Lee likes the challenge of working with multiple support providers and colleagues across the Bridge Housing teams to assist vulnerable clients in need and providing the support they need to meet their housing requirements.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4413 | 0404 971 250

Alyssa Wang, Housing Manager, Pathways North

Alyssa joined Bridge Housing in November 2020. Alyssa works in the Pathways North team aiding clients in need of housing through assessments and providing advice and referrals to services. Alyssa also assists in allocating to Bridge Housing properties. Alyssa enjoys working in the Pathways team to assist clients to understand their housing options and guide them to the best path for their housing goals. Alyssa is passionate about providing personal and empathetic client-centred service.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4411

Christine Settree, Pathways Administrator, North

Christine joined Bridge Housing in August 2019. Christine assists our clients on the Northern Beaches with their enquiries on housing assistance services and provides quality administrative support to the Pathways Team. Christine likes the supportive team environment at Bridge Housing and enjoys interacting with our clients and seeing positive outcomes.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 9138 4414

Rachel Berry, Acting Senior Housing Manager

Rachel joined Bridge Housing in June 2017, bringing practical skills having provided administration for community service providers. Rachel enjoys being able to chat to tenants and collaborating with support partners to improve housing service and outcomes for tenants. In addition to her Senior Housing management work, Rachel is assisting tenants with their arrears queries.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0880| 0419 614 704


Rita Cardoso, Housing Manager

Rita joined Bridge Housing in 2010, after a significant contribution to the Housing West team, Rita now manages Bridge Housing’s supported tenants, she enjoys helping clients to improve their quality of life.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.| 02 8324 0816 | 0434 339 948 


Julie Armstrong, Acting Housing Manager

Jules started with Bridge housing in December 2020. Though relatively new to the community housing sector, Jules has a strong customer service background and a passion for helping those in need and looks forward to providing that service to tenants.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0831 | 0434 336 978


Josh Bird, Leasehold Coordinator

Josh joined Bridge Housing in May 2017, bringing his helpful, friendly customer service approach developed in his career in aviation. Josh is passionate about building and maintaining relationships while balancing the needs of various stakeholders to deliver results.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0885 | 0434 336 978

Lorraine McGuane, Income Coordinator

Lorraine joined Bridge Housing in 2018. She looks after the rent review process. Lorraine has worked in community housing since 2013 and is proud to work in an organisation that provides so much support to those in need.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0804

Thi Tran, Administration Officer, Rent Review

Thi joined Bridge Housing in 2019 as part of the Rent Review team to provide administrative support and handle enquiries regarding tenants’ rents. She is strongly committed to providing service in the not-for-profit space and enjoys volunteering on the weekends.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0843

ShammaRose Kerehoma, Rent Review Officer, Rent Review

ShammaRose joined Bridge Housing in August 2016 as part of the Rent Review team and following some time supporting has returned to Rent Review. ShammaRose enjoys working with her colleagues to build and maintain relationships with Bridge Housing tenants.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0849

Sarah Barclay, Sustainable Communities Manager

Sarah joined Bridge Housing in 2009. She is responsible for managing tenant participation, capacity building and community building. Sarah has experience working in social housing and homelessness and enjoys assisting people to develop their strengths and contribute positively to their community.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0827 | 0448 978 930

Joanne Newby, Tenant Participation Officer

Joanne joined Bridge Housing in April 2019. She is responsible for managing tenant engagement activities and events, capacity building and community development work within Bridge Housing.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | 02 8324 0844

Kamal Salim, Tenant Participation Officer

Kamal joined Bridge Housing in June 2018. She has worked in various roles at Bridge Housing, however currently she is responsible for managing tenant engagement activities and events, capacity building and community development work within Bridge Housing.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 02 8324 0895 | 0427 601 709