Our Staff and Board Members
We are a diverse group of individuals who bring unique talents and perspectives to our jobs, sharing the vision of providing consistent support to the residents and helping them achieve success in transitioning to an independent life.
The staff of Nelson House consists of:
Full time team of front line shelter workers as well as part time and relief staff
Children’s support and advocacy worker
Transition support worker
Community engagement & volunteer worker
Staff provide a variety of essential services such as crisis intervention, conflict resolution, advocacy with community services, referral to housing and financial support, suicide prevention, group facilitation, addiction counselling, working with youth and children. We endeavour to maintain a diverse staff that reflects the community we serve.
Nelson House is lead by a dedicated and experienced team of volunteer Board of Directors from the community who are committed to supporting quality service delivery in a feminist, women-centered organization.
Chair: Daria Ivanochko
Treasurer: Carol Gervais
Secretary: Kate Richard
Executive Director: Christy Savage