Welcome Laura!

Laura Davies is the Public Education placement student for SAVIS. She attends Sheridan College for her Social Service Worker diploma. Laura hopes to attend university for her Bachelor of Social work and finally for her Masters of Social Work. Laura is in the process of becoming crisis line trained.  
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Welcome Erica!

Erica Konneh is the Education and Outreach placement student for SAVIS. She is in the Social Service Worker Program and a Peer Mentor at Sheridan College. Erica is in the process of becoming crisis line trained.  
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Welcome Vinitha!

Vinitha Nair is SAVIS’ the new Seniors Program Coordinator. She is responsible for our ongoing work to end Elder Abuse against seniors in the Halton Region. Vinitha is busy scheduling and delivering our free Senior Circle presentations. She has 2 Master's Degrees, one in Criminology (University of Madras, India) and one in Criminal Justice (Rutgers University, New Jersey).  Vin...
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Welcome Stephanie!

Stephanie Stillwell is SAVIS’ Volunteer Program placement student. Stephanie is currently attending Sheridan College for her Social Service Worker diploma and she aspires to continue with her education by attending university. She is in the process of becoming crisis line trained. Before coming to SAVIS, Stephanie worked at Crime Stoppers for 3 years and she brings this knowled...
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Welcome Lisa!

Lisa Boucher is SAVIS’ new Curriculum Developer for the “Be The Change” project funded by the Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) grant. Lisa will develop a healthy relations e-learning curriculum for all grade 9 students in the Halton District School Board (HDSB) area.  Lisa is currently completing her PhD in Women’s Studies at York University. She is a volunteer crisis line wor...
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Welcome Melissa!

Melissa Lowe is the new Youth Worker at SAVIS. She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Arts where she majored in Sociology and minored in Family and Child Studies. She has worked for different service agencies such as an Oakville adolescent group home and various youth centres. Her experiences have allowed her to gain knowledge in engaging youth from vari...
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Wecome Back Ameena!

Ameena has returned to work at SAVIS as the Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) Diversity Outreach Assistant. She completed her placement at SAVIS while pursuing her diploma in Social Service Work at Sheridan College. She is also currently one of SAVIS’ crisis/support line volunteers. Ameena plans to attend University in the fall and hopes to continue volunteering on SAVI...
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Welcome Jessie!

Jessie MacMaster is SAVIS’ Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) Public Education Assistant. Over the past few years she has been involved in the community through volunteering, and later achieved a paid position with the POSSE (Peer Outreach Support Services and Education) Project. She has also been involved with the mental health youth group Disable the Label where she he...
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