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Our Team

Our Leadership

Al Benarroch, BA (Hons), MA (Psych)
Executive Director
Alexis K. Wenzowski. BA (Hons), DPACS, M. Ed.
Director of Operations
Steven Bernstein, B. Comm (Hons), CPA
Director of Finance
Cheryl Hirsh Katz, BSW, MSW, RSW
Director of Adult Services
Wade Bilodeau, BA
Supervisor - Child Welfare
 Shelley Garfield, B. Comm (Hons)
Manager of Financial Assistance and Asper Helping Hand Initiatve
Einat Paz, BSW, MSW
Manager of Volunteer Services
Heather Mandell Kraut, BSW, RSW
Older Adult Services Lead
Alana Demler
Mental Health and Addictions Lead
Denise Rubin
Clinical Supervisor, B.H. Ecol, MACP, CCC
Mara Pellettieri, BA
Office Manager
Administrative Services
Edith Freylejer - File/Archive Clerk
Carla Greenberg - Reception
Irina Krassovitski, BA - Accounting Clerk/HR Support
Indira Perez Sanchez- Reception

Professional and Clinical Services


Sandra Novak, BA, MMFT

Contract Counselling

Brodin Anderson, MA ACP
Nan Campbell, BA (Hons), B.Ed, MMFT
Gabriela M. Fonseca, B.A, M.A, APC
Murielle Jennings, MMFT, CCC
Sandra Novak, BA, MMFT
Liz Wolff, MMMT, RSW
Penny Yellen, MSW, RSW
Older Adult Services
Josh Lewco, BSW, RSW
Margarita Iskijaev, MA, BSW, RSW
Janelle Raimondi, BSW, RSW (on leave)

Holocaust Survivor Support Services
Adeena Lungen, BSW, MSW, RSW
Sonja Iserloh, ECEII, B.H.Ecol, MSW, RSW
Mental Health and Addictions Services
Nira Diamant, BSW, RSW
Blaire Hyde, BSW, RSW
Heather Mandell Kraut, BSW, RSW  
Sadie Silverstein, BSW, RSW
David Coodin, MA
 Case-Aide & Social Work Support
Meghan Dick - Child Welfare
Keith Elfenbein - Older Adult Services & Mental Health
Charmayne Shmon - Mental Health
Jewish Community Chaplain
Rabbi Yitzchok Charytan

 Settlement & Integration Services
Iael Besendorf - Team Lead
Anna Schoichet, BSc
Carina Blumgrund, BA (Psych) - Employment Coordinator

Child Welfare Services
David Azuelos, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Randee Pollock, BSW, MSW, RSW - Adoption & Foster Home Coordinator
Yardena Zimmermann, BA, ECE II, BSW, MSW, RSW
Lizell Ortega-Palma, BSW, RSW

 Professional Consultant
Cara Kroft, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatric Consultant