About Us

Our mission at Manitoulin Family Resources is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families by providing resources, advocacy, support, and education for those in need.

Through the agency’s three program areas of Children’s Services, Violence Against Women Prevention, and Emergency Food Assistance we educate about healthy relationships and development, foster an atmosphere of protection and safety, and provide access to the resources that individuals need to help themselves and their families.

We Work Towards The Following Goals

  • Accessibility of programs to every community
  • Informed communities, sensitized to the issues of violence
    against women and children
  • Empowered women, confident in their right to live
    without violence
  • Empowered parents, making positive choices for themselves,
    their children and their families
  • Children whose learning potential is fully maximized
  • Healthy families made stronger by their participation in our
    programs and services
  • Access to safe services for women, children and families
  • Availability of crisis services
  • Accountable services, designed to meet community needs and
  • Eradication of violence against women and children in the
    Manitoulin and North Shore region

Board of Directors

Valerie O’Leary – President
Kimberly Foyston – Vice President
Leanne Bentley– Secretary/Treasurer
Margaret Harding

We are always looking for more people to share our goals and participate in these important community services. If you are interested in becoming a board member, please complete the board application and mail to:
Manitoulin Family Resources
P. O. Box 181
Mindemoya, ON
P0P 1S0

Our Staff

Our staff are more than pleased to help you with any questions you may have about our services.

Violence Against Women Prevention - (705-377-5532)


Megan Corbiere

Shelter & Help Centre Supervisor


Ext. 228

Belinda Bartlett

Sexual Assault Outreach Counsellor


Ext. 229

Tracy Van Horne

Woman Abuse Outreach Counsellor, Building Bridges, Mothers in Mind Facilitator


Ext. 231

Maureen Eadie

Woman Abuse Outreach Counsellor


Ext. 233

Ainslie Michaels

Addictions Support and Transitional and Housing Support Program Outreach Counsellor


Ext. 245

Children's Services - (705-377-5532)


Diana St.Pierre

Children’s Services Program Director


ext. 225

Amanda Roy

Home Childcare Supervisor


705.368.3400 ext. 2

Lindsey Gagné

LIttle Current Child Care Centre Supervisor


705.368.3400 ext. 3

Deanna Lewis

Mindemoya Child Care Centre


705.377.5532 ext. 227

Help Centre & Food Bank - (705-377-5532)


Nicole Mathia

Help Centre Program Assistant


Ext. 242

Administration - (705-377-5532)


Marnie Hall Brown

Executive Director


Ext. 224

Denise Leblanc

Executive Programs Assistant


Ext. 243

Barbara Breathat

Bookkeeper


Ext. 226

Funders

Manitoulin Family Resources gratefully acknowledges the financial support from our funders: