Monday 18 January, 2021
Michelle James. has been appointed African Caribbean and Black Mental Health Coordinator with Somerset West Community Health Centre This is a new position, to meet the ongoing commitment at the Centre to provide culturally informed, emotional and practical supports to the African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) community.
This position provides administrative support to their ACB Mental Health Program and provides strategic support to the Ottawa Black Mental Health Coalition, assisting with projects and committee work. Michelle James started Monday, January 18.
A few words from Michelle:
I’m so thrilled to be joining the SWCHC team! After 20 years of experience in education, social and community services and business, I’m always looking for creative solutions to new challenges. After working in Japan for ten years, I returned to Canada and joined Causeway WorkCentre and then the Catholic Centre for Immigrants. As a Coordinator for the ACB Mental Health Program, I’m looking forward to learning about and contributing to the amazing work already being done by the team and stakeholders. I’m looking forward to exploring new ideas and ways of thinking, and I am especially looking forward to the change that is coming!