Within Port Hawkesbury and throughout Richmond County we are happy to have four staff who provide programs and services throughout many of our local communities.  Their contact information follows:

Office Location

57 Tamarac Drive (Tamarac Education Center)

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia  B9A 2T9

Telephone: (902) 625-1496  Fax: (902) 625-5057

Staff Contacts

Joanne Gillis

E-mail:  jgillis@familyplace.ca

Primary Area of Responsibility - Play Group, Read with Me, Ready to Learn, Tumblebugs, Parent Education and Support and other child focused and family focused programs

Brandie Pottie

E-mail:  bpottie@familyplace.ca

Primary Area of Responsibility - Prenatal Support and Education Programs, Baby Talk programs, Breast Feeding Support, Prenatal Home Visiting, and Enhanced Home Visiting with families having children from birth to 3 years of age 

Jannelle Nowlan

E-mail:jnowlan@familyplace.ca

Primary Area of Responsibility - Enhanced Home Visiting with families having children from birth to 3 years of age, Family Place Mother Goose (Bilingual program), and other child focused and family focused programs

Phyllis MacLellan

E-mail:  pmaclellan@familyplace.ca

Primary Area of Responsibility - Play Group, Read with Me, Tumblebugs, Parent Education and Support Programs and other child focused and family focused programs

Donna Richard

E-mail:  drichard@familyplace.ca

Primary Area of Responsibility - Parenting Journey Home Visiting with falilies having children from 3 to 16 years of age.

Staff Supervisors

Mitch McNutt

E-mail: mmcnutt@familyplace.ca Telephone: (902) 625-1496

Primary Area of Responsibility - Supervising staff that offer group programs and services.

Karen Fraser

E-mail: kfraser@familyplace.ca Telephone: (902) 562-5616 ext. 230

Primary Area of Responsibility - Supervising staff that offer home visiting programs (including staff that offer Prenatal Support and Education Programs)

Gail Holdner

E-mail: gholdner@familyplace.ca Telephone: (902) 295-1357

Primary Area of Responsibility - Supervising staff that provide our CUPW Special Needs and Moving On national programs

Office Administrator

David MacKenzie

E-mail: dmackenzie@familyplace.ca Telephone: (902) 562-5616 Press 0

Primary Area of Responsibility - Accounting Services and Front Desk Management

Support to the Executive Director

Janet MacVicar

E-mail: jmacvicar@familyplace.ca Telephone: (902) 562-5616 ext. 231

Primary Area of Responsibility - Administration

Executive Director

JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

E-mail: jlatulippe-rochon@familyplace.ca Telephone: (902) 562-5616 ext. 222

Primary Area of Responsibility - Overseeing overall operations of Family Place on behalf of the Board of Directors