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Board of Directors

Jennifer Ellis

Board Chair

Shanika Abraham

Vice Chair

Chris Tokarchuk


Kyle Pellegroms  


Lisa Bianco


Don Burke


Tamara Chipperfield


Lisha Di Gioacchino   


Kayla Estrin


Debra Frazer


Christian Jennings


Matthew Larventz


Senior Leaders

Johanne Levesque

Executive Director

Johanne Levesque

‘’I am deeply inspired by the courage and resilience of the people we serve and proud to be part of the team of dedicated Board members and compassionate professionals that support them as they move forward in their journey and achieve their health and recovery goals’’.

Johanne is a health and social care leader whose commitment to improving the health and well-being of individuals and families in this community has served as a backdrop for her professional and volunteer activities for over thirty years. She has successfully delivered on diverse mandates and always with the same set of values – a systems thinker, focused on building compassionate, effective health care services that always put the needs of clients and families at the center.

Notice to Clients:

We are currently experiencing issues with our appointment scheduling system. This may mean that you will not be contacted by your counsellor for your scheduled virtual/telephone appointment. 

If you have an appointment today, please call our reception at 613-724-4881 to be connected to your counsellor. 

We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and apologize for the inconvenience.

Rideauwood partners with

During COVID-19, Rideauwood has partnered with other agencies through CounsellingConnect to help youth, young adults and adults who are dealing with substance use issues, or other problematic behaviour such as gambling and gaming or supporting a friend/family member who is. If you are interested in a single session to explore these issues, help is just a click away.