Address 10 Quarry Ridge Road Barrie, Ontario L4M 7G1 Phone 705-726-5199 Fax 705-726-7101 E-Mail

Why Support Gilda’s Club?

For people learning to live with cancer, the feeling of emotional distress can be hard to bear. Maybe you have seen this with someone you care about.  Members of Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka what that feels like. Every member of Gilda's Club has felt the impact of cancer. They've also felt the power of the emotional and social support they find in the cancer support community at Gilda's Club. Here they find the information, companionship and emotional support they need to make it through their cancer journey, whatever the destination.


Aaron Lutes

Executive Director
Ext 224

Sara Desroches, MSW, RSW

Program Director
Ext 225

Erin King (Browning), BSW, RSW

Program Coordinator
Ext 238

Jocelyn Leworthy, MSc, CCLS

Child, Youth & Family Coordinator
Ext 239

  Suzanne Ure

Operations Manager
Ext 221



Board of Directors

Ruth Watson – Board Chair
Mike Lassaline – Treasurer
Barb White – Past Chair
Christine Charlebois – Executive Board Member
Deb Van Natter – Executive Board Member
Patricia Gilbert – Founding Member
Natalie Ferguson – Recording Secretary
Eleanor Dath – Board Member
Michael Gleason – Board Member
Mark Jepp – Board Member
Domenic Maccarone – Board Member
Jody Wood-Martin – Board Member
Paulina Molnar – Board Member
Kathryn Whitehead – Board Member