The Métis Nation of Ontario  

Suite 1100 – 66 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H1


Toll Free: 800-263-4889

Métis Nation of Ontario - Niagara Region

3250 Schmon Parkway, Unit 1a
Thorold, ON  L2V 4Y6

Ph: 905-682-3487 
TF: 1 877 292 3522

Rebecca VanderSanden
Métis Healthy Babies
Healthy Children Coordinator
Ph: 905-682-3487 ext. 301
(support for children six and under)

Lauren Curtas
Métis Family Wellbeing Coordinator
Ph: 905-714-2149
(support for families and children seven and up)

Melinda Konkle
Early Learning Child Care Operations Developer - Special Projects
Early Learning & Child Care
Education & Training Branch
Ph: 905-682-3487 ext. 313

Tammy Wintle
Community Support Service Coordinator
Ph: 905-682-3487 ext. 303

Catharine Corbett
Region 9 Family Support Administrator
(children under twleve, childcare support)

Amanda Pont-Shanks, RECE
Program Manager: Programs and Services
Early Learning and Child Care
Education and Training Branch
Ph: 905-682-3487 ext. 311

Welland Museum

Nora Reid - Executive Director  

[email protected]


Penny Morningstar - Curator

[email protected]


Jodi Dickinson 

Communications Officer

[email protected]


General Inquiries:

Lori Burns - Office Manager 

[email protected]


Niagara Chapter - Native Women Inc.

Aboriginal Child Advocate
1088 Garrison Road Fort Erie, ON

J. Marie Jones

PH: 905-871-8770 or 905-937-7731 ext 3564

[email protected]

E-mail: [email protected]


Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Kathleen LaForme

Diabetes Prevention Co-Ordinator

PH: 905-388-6010

E-mail:[email protected]

Niagara Catholic District School Board

Niagara Regional Native Centre


Welland Museum