The team at Sharehouse are passionate about helping local at-risk youth. With decades of experience between us, we have the skills and knowledge to work with you or your client, no matter the situation.

Meet the Team




Team Leader


Youth Worker


Youth Worker


Youth Worker


Youth Worker


Mobile Support Worker


Mobile Support Worker


Property Administration Officer


Administration Support

Our Management Committee

Sharehouse Youth Programs is governed by a volunteer Management Committee, who share their time, talents, and expertise to improve the lives of young people in Townsville.

  • Clare Cochrane

    Clare is a local entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in owning and running her own local and franchised businesses with her husband. Her current ventures are in the energy efficiency and fitness spaces. In her spare time, Clare is a Pyjama Angel helping children in foster care.

  • Jeffrey Pringle

    Jeff has over 18 years of experience as a chartered accountant. Having moved out of home at 14 with no support, Jeff is committed to securing services like Sharehouse for future generations. Jeff holds a Bachelors of Administration Accounting, a Chartered Accountant Graduate Certificate and a Masters of Accounting.

  • Cherie McLaughlin

    Cherie has worked in the local community legal sector for over 6 years. Due to a family breakdown early in her adult life, Cherie was left homeless with 2 young children and minimal support. She wants to ensure there are support services in Townsville to assist young people in finding secure housing which is core to improving their overall wellbeing. She has a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She is currently studying to complete a Masters in Human Resource Management.

  • Ray Kent
    Committee Member

    Ray has worked as a financial counsellor since 2010. Prior to that he has worked in many areas primarily in Indigenous affairs and housing policy in Townsville and Canberra. He has qualifications in economics, financial counselling and training.

Mobile Outreach Support

If you are currently homeless, need to find somewhere else to live, or are at risk of losing your accommodation our team can help.
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