Meet the team

Executive Director


In transition.

Program Director


Tracy Hamilton joined the team last October, 2018 and now supports the staff with their programs.

Family Development Worker


Agnes Wallace, who worked for SWFC for countless years, continues her family support program with a number of daily activities for families.

Youth Development Worker


Jenn Hanrath, hired as a youth worker after finishing a bachelors at VIU, facilitates a program by youth for youth, which includes occasional field trips, drop-ins and an annual trip to Gathering Our Voices.

Bridges Worker


Cerelina was hired as the new bridges coordinater in January 2019, bringing a new enthusiasm and passion to the job of reconnecting childre in care and their parents.

Aboriginal Infant Development


Yvonne Wilson gives support and education to families with infants. The program is based out of the ‘Namgis First Nation K’wak’walat’si Child & Family Services.

Administrative Support


 Jeannette Johansson joined the team in 2018 and now works as the front desk receptionist and administrative support to programs.

Finance Administrator


Grace Wilson manages the centre's financial-related tasks, like budget  and payroll, tracking grant funding, and maintain financial records for taxes.

Health and Wellness Worker


Violet Alfred was the former child development worker but has now stepped into a role as health and wellness worker. 

Social Support Worker


Jenny Child joined in 2013 as the roots worker, family development and now works in social supports for two years. She is from Kwakiutl First Nation.

Poverty Law Advocate


Thomas Kervin has worked three local First Nations and was recently hired as the poverty law advocate. He started his position in April 2019 after joining the team as a consultant and former youth worker.

Housing First Worker


Currently vacant.