Meet Our Team!


Alyshia Meredith

Founder 

Alyshia grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario. She began Person Centered Care Inc. after spending the last 10 years supporting adults with a developmental disability (DD), focusing on positive behavioural intervention techniques. Alyshia has held various positions within the developmental field starting off as a support worker, and then moving to a position that supported adults with DD within the justice system, and more recently as a behaviour technician. Alyshia is passionate about providing care that is unique, creative and fulfilling to each individual and their support team.

Sarah Rosianna

Director of Services and Supports

Sarah grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario. She comes to Person Centered Care Inc. with a vast knowledge of providing supports to people of the vulnerable sector including mental health, brain injury, developmental disabilities, recovering addicts and the elderly for over 15 years.

Jen Brickell

On Call Supervisor and Family and Client Connections Coordinator

Jen grew up in Stevensville, Ontario and is now raising her children there too. Jen has spent the last 15 years supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in the community and school system. Jen is passionate about prompting independence and advocating for the individuals she supports.

Titan Hough

Day Services Coordinator and Life Skills Coach

Titan grew up in St. Catharines and spent 7 years in Guelph while studying at the University of Guelph. He has spent the past 2 years working with seniors and people with dementia to break down barriers and get back to enjoying all aspects of life. He continues to reshape his programs to best fit the client's goals and needs.

Mark Peeler

PCC Day Services Chauffeur/Driver

Mark grew up in Welland, Ontario and was employed with the Canadian Red Cross for the past 11 years. While with the Red Cross Mark drove for Niagara Specialty Transit for 5 years and then moved onto the F.A.S.T program out of Fort Erie. Mark specialized in taking clients to appointments for medical and social reasons providing a door to door service for clients with mobility issues.

Tom Francey

Life Skills Coach - Focusing on Coping Skills Development and 

Problem Solving Techniques

Tom grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario. He comes to Person Centered Care Inc. as a Life Skills Coach that focuses on Coping Skills Development. Tom has over 36 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities and has held various positions throughout his career. Tom spent most of his career as a Behavior Therapist that specialized in supporting those living independently, married and/or raising children. Tom also experienced the transformation of

facility-based supports to community-based supports.

Tammy McLaughlin

Life Skills Coach

Tammy grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario. She comes to Person Centered Care with 24 years experience as a Personal Support Worker working with those with complex, medical support needs. Tammy also has a background in mental health as well as supporting at-risk youth. Tammy has a passion for spending quality, 1:1 time with her client to ensure they receive the best support possible.

Cara Anger

Life Skills Coach

Cara grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario. Her educational background is in Women’s Studies and as a Personal Support Worker. She comes to Person Centered Care Inc. with a vast knowledge of providing support to those in the vulnerable sector including mental health, brain injury, developmental disabilities, addictions issues and the elderly.

MaryJo Rider

Life Skills Coach

MaryJo grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario. She began supporting individuals over 15 years ago. MaryJo has held several positions in various fields of health care including retirement, brain injury and developmental services. MaryJo is passionate about bringing fun and laughter to all of her clients.

Melissa Armstrong

Life Skills Coach

Melissa has lived in Ridgeway Ontario her whole life. She has an educational background in Social Work and experience working individuals of all ages within the vulnerable sector. She specializes in supporting those with behavioural, mental health and addictions issues.

Jacob Campbell

Life Skills Coach

Jacob grew up in Port Colborne, Ontario. Jacob’s educational background is in Police Foundations at Fleming College. He comes to Person Centered Care Inc. with over 9 years of experience with working with children, youths and adults with developmental disabilities.

Aaron Thompson

Life Skills Coach

Aaron was born and raised in Port Colborne, Ontario. He is currently in his second year at Niagara College in the Education Assistant – Special Needs Support program.

Julia Deveau

Life Skills Coach

Julia grew up in Fort Erie and is in her second year at Niagara College for the Educational Assistant – Special Needs Support Program. Julia Volunteers for a non-profit organization that supports people with various diagnosis for the last 5 years.

Natalia Ribero

Administrative Assistant

Natalia grew up in Colombia, South America. She moved to Canada and relocated in Fort Erie. She has a strong background in administrative roles that led her to venture in starting her own distribution business in her homeland with great struggles but also great success. Her passion to help others started when she worked as a volunteer in one of the Fort Erie’s refugee shelters. She found in PCC the perfect place to help our growing community in ways she didn’t know she could and feels proud to be part of this organization.

Melissa Roberge 

Life Skills Coach

Melissa grew up in St. Catharines and has now lived in Ridgeway for the last 4 years. She is fully bilingual in both English and French. She graduated from Niagara College with a diploma in Physiotherapist Assistant and Occupational Therapist Assistant. Melissa has worked in various health care settings providing rehabilitation, support and counselling to various ages.

Christina Milloy

Life Skills Coach

Christina grew up in Beamsville, Ontario. She comes to Person Centered Care Inc.  with experience in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in recreational, community, educational and residential settings. She has worked with children, youth and adults in developmental services for seven  years. Christina thrives in creating a comfortable, interactive and fun environment for clients to feel independent and successful.

Emily Marwick

Life Skills Coach

Emily grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario. Emily graduated from the recreational therapy program at Niagara College in 2016 and completed three different placements in various settings across Niagara before starting here at PCC.

Alberto Sosa

Life Skills Coach

Alberto grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario. He studied general arts and sciences at Niagara College, and then got a bachelor’s degree in social work at Niagara University. Alberto is passionate about individuals having the right to self-determination, individuals leading their best lives and social justice. Alberto joined Person Centered Care to be able to support diverse individuals in a professional, inclusive, unique and caring environment.

Amanda Sutcliffe

Life Skills Coach

Amanda grew up in Fenwick, Ontario, but relocated with her 4 children and husband to Fort Erie in 2015.  She began at Person Centered Care during her 2nd school placement while taking Education Assistant/Special Needs Support Program at Niagara College's Welland campus.  She is currently in her 4th and final term of the program, with plans to graduate in June 2019.  Prior to this , she worked for 11 years as a school bus driver with both Laidlaw and First Student Canada throughout the Niagara Region.

Peter Mountain-Ward

Life Skills Coach

Peter grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario. Peter attended Lakeshore Catholic High School and Niagara College for Community Services.  Peter has a passion for working with people and being active.  

Dhanesh AR Babu

Life Skills Coach

I was born in a beautiful village in India.  I moved to Canada in the year 2017 as an ES SNS (Educational Assistance for the Special Needs and Support) student at Niagara College.  I joined the PCC family as a placement student.  Since then I became a member of this beautiful family.  I love what I do! I also work at one of the group homes of Bethesda Community Services at Vineland! I love to see people smiling!

Marc Potvin

Life Skills Coach

Marc grew up in Calgary, Alberta. He focused the first part of his post-secondary studies in business and after four years, chose to pursue the ministry, spending twelve years in this formation and pastoral work experience.  The desire to help people being the most important aspect of his life, he chose to pursue this directly, outside the ministry, while keeping the same spirit and motivation to work with individuals having concerns, life crisis, questions about life and how to move forward in their position.  Marc is pursuing a future in counselling, especially for life pursuits and occupation.

Emily Trider

Life Skills Coach

Emily grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario.  She has held various positions within the developmental field starting off as a support worker (PSW) and then moving to a position that supported older adults in their homes.  Emily is passionate about providing care that is unique, creative and fulfilling to each individual and their support team.  

Rebecca Hoekstra

Life Skills Coach

Rebecca grew up in a small town in rural Ontario.  She has completed the Recreation Therapy program and is currently studying Autism Behavioural Science.  Rebecca come to Person Centered Care with experience supporting people with various disabilities in recreational, community and residential settings.  Rebecca is passionate about social role valorization and providing services that make everyone feel included, independent and successful.

Brittany Colavecchia

Life Skills Coach

I grew up in Thorald, Ontario. Went to Niagara College originally for film production because I am a creative person by nature.  However, I realised I have more passion for using that creativity for helping people.  So, I went back to Niagara College and this April i will be graduating from the educational assistant-special needs support program.  I am a hard worker and will always do everything I can to the best of my ability.  I am passionate about being creative with the support I provide.  No two people are the same and neither should be the way we support them.