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The best way to end FASD is information. We believe that when expectant mothers, caregivers, their support systems and people living with FASD are given enough information we will empower individuals from all walks of life to make positive change in our world.

Lisa Murphy – Executive Director

Hi all! I have been working with the Lakeland Centre for FASD for over 10 years.  During this time, I have worked in many capacities including advocacy and coordination of services for children, complex youth, and adults diagnosed with FASD and their families, consultation, and data collection.  I also played a key role in the…

Kim Cyr – Diagnostic Service Assistant

Hello, my name is Kim Cyr and I am the new Diagnostics Services Assistant here at the LCFASD. My role is to search out and collect information needed in preparation for clients to go to Diagnostic Clinics. I joined the team in March and have really enjoyed working with this amazing group of people. It…

Sharon Stevens – Post Diagnostic Support and Outreach Services

My name is Sharon Stevens.  I have been working for the agency just over 2 years with the Post Diagnostic team out of the Lac La Biche office. In my position as a coordinator, I assist individuals with an FASD diagnosis set up support systems in their lives. In my role as coordinator I love…

Jada Favel – Mother’s to be Mentor

My name is Jada Favel and I am the Mother-to-be Mentor for Beaver Lake Cree Nation. I am originally from Whitefish Lake First Nation and am currently living in Lac La Biche where I also work out of the sub office for Lakeland Centre for FASD. I am currently finishing my last year of the…

Della Thalheimer – Front Line Worker – 2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre

My education includes 1 year of university and several night classes in human behaviour, psychology, communications, and other credited courses. Each one has helped me earn my early childhood diploma. I’ve worked about 15 years in various childcare settings, 5 years were spent at the Dove Centre and I’ve been with the 2nd floor for…

Audrey McFarlane – Founder

Hi there, I have been with the Lakeland Centre for FASD as the Executive Director since it began in 2001.  Prior to this I was on the Lakeland FAS Committee that started hosting conferences, training and prevention campaigns for FASD since 1994.  During that time, I have seen many changes in the field and had…

Thank-You!

A big thank-you to Jonathan Cater’s parents, Cecilia and Ken, for their yearly donation towards the Lakeland Centre for FASD Scholarship in their son’s name. Jonathon attended Lakeland Summer Camp in 2008 and he passed away suddenly in 2010. In honour of his memory, the Lakeland Centre for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder established a scholarship…

Thank-you for your donation Dr. Rajani!

Thank you to Dr. Hasu Rajani for starting us off with the first donation for the “ Change a Life  – sponsor a kid to go to camp”!  Sponsoring 2 kids to have a fabulous summer camp experience. You can sponsor a kid to attend camp also by contacting the LCFASD office – 780.594.9905

Lisa Swan – Post Diagnostic Support and Outreach Services Supervisor

I have been part of the Lakeland Centre for FASD team for the past 5 ½ years. I enjoyed working with the 2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre for the past five years, and then six months ago I took the plunge to join the Coordinator team. I am a mother of two boys and I…

Helda Klassen-Kitchen Manager-2nd Floor Woman’s Recovery Centre

Hi I am Helda Klassen. I have been the 2nd Floor Kitchen Manager for five years.  I have been a cook for 30 plus years.  My first cooking experience was helping my 4-H club cater and former 4-H member’s wedding.  I was in the kitchen with Mom and Grandma learning our old country meals, at…

Deyne Hogan-Accounts Administrator

I have been with the Lakeland Centre for FASD as the Accounts Administrator since 2013. Prior to LCFASD, I worked as a Teacher Assistant for 16 years. My new position with LCFASD allows me to continue in the human services field with new exciting roles as well. My husband and I moved to Cold Lake…

Candice Sutterfield- Mothers to Be Mentor Supervisor

Candice Sutterfield is the supervisor of the Mothers to be Mentorship program with the Lakeland Centre for FASD.  This program supports women in the community within the Lakeland region who are struggling with addictions and are pregnant or post-delivery. The program is over three-years to mentor the women to a healthy lifestyle. Currently, there are…
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The Lakeland Centre for FASD provides cost-free programs and services in the Cold Lake, Bonnyville, St. Paul and Lac la Biche areas, as well as on First Nations and Métis Settlements through Alberta.

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