About Us

Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland is a not-for-profit, incorporated, charitable organization, providing high quality, community based programs and services to children, youth and families in Northumberland County since 1997.

We work with our many community partners and over 70 dedicated volunteers to ensure the ongoing provision of supportive and proactive programming to empower children, youth and their families to work towards positive change. Children and youth are our priority.

Our services offer a private and confidential process which can assist children, youth and their families with options and resources for programming.

VISION

All children and youth have the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential. Their success is our priority.

MISSION

We serve children, youth and their families with accessible services throughout Northumberland County.  We excel in programs and services that encourage mental wellness and positive growth through counselling, skills building and restorative practices to ensure that children and youth are supported to reach their fullest potential.

2018-2021 Strategic Plan

We are so happy to share our 2018-2021 strategic plan with you. We are excited about our future - it will be one that ensures that the children, youth and families we connect with are supported to grow to their fullest potential.


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Learn more about our Values: See "About Rebound" below. 


View/download Rebound's Complaint Policy by clicking here.

About Rebound

VALUES

Respect: We honour the diversity and dignity of children, youth, families and the community.

Resilience: We mobilize the strengths, skills and resources of our clients and community.

Responsibility: We demonstrate our commitment to the community through innovation, creativity and collaboration.

Ripple-Effect: We believe that positive growth in individuals fosters community well-being.


Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland is committed to the values and principles of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Child and Family Services Act.  


Click here to view a PDF of our brochure.




Board of Directors

OFFICERS:

Stefanie Rudd: President: After attending culinary school in Toronto, Ontario, Stefanie built a successful career in hospitality management. When she decided to return to school for business, Stefanie was responsible for a staff of 35 and a multi-million dollar annual budget. Stefanie returned to school and earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University, with a major in Law and Business. She completed a 4 year degree in three years while working as an event planner managing award winning events with up to 800 guests and dozens of vendors.After completing her Commerce degree, Stefanie moved to Montreal, Quebec to join a multinational pharmaceutical company in their Legal and Compliance department. She continued to work with this company throughout law school, but intended to go into private practice after her call to the bar. Stefanie returned to her home town of Cobourg, Ontario in 2013 after living and working in Toronto and Montreal for more than a decade.Stefanie obtained her J.D. from Queen’s University and is currently a Partner at Third Street Law in Cobourg, Ontario. Stefanie concentrates her practice in the area of family law where she represents clients in an array of matters, including divorce, child custody and access, child and spousal support, domestic contracts and property division. Stefanie is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Northumberland Sunrise Rotary Club and a Director on the Rebound Child & Youth Services Board of Directors.

Kerri-Sue Lang: Vice-President: Kerri-Sue Lang worked as a journalist for 15 years working for a national magazine before starting a small Public Relations firm. After running her own business for 10 years, she became a partner in a much larger integrated marketing communications agency headquartered in Calgary in the west and Guelph in the east. For the past twenty years, she has fulfilled the role of Public Relations and Strategic Lead across a wide portfolio of agency clients from small food businesses to large multi-nationals. Her area of speciality is issues management and crisis communications. Although she has travelled extensively for business and pleasure, she raised her two daughters at home in Northumberland County. Kerri-Sue joined the Board of Rebound in 2016.

Lynn McMillan: Treasurer: As a long-time supporter of Rebound, I am passionate about the services provided to the Community by Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland. As a Board member, I enjoy contributing to the development and future growth of Rebound. I have a B. A. (Hon) in Philosophy and Humanities, and retired several years ago from a long career with Air Canada. Since moving to Cobourg twenty years ago, I have volunteered many hours in classrooms, at Rebound and Hospice Community Care. I have served on two Boards previously, York Region Literacy, Rebound Child and Youth Services Northumberland and currently, Beyond the Blue Box and Community Living West Northumberland. I believe in  lifelong learning, and that everyone should always have the opportunity to grow and reach their full potential.

Sally Wade: Secretary: Sally retired to Cobourg in summer 2016 after working for Global Affairs Canada for 35 years.  She worked at 10 overseas Embassies and High Commissions throughout her career. In addition to sitting on the Rebound Board, she is Vice-Chair of the Board at Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Center. She is also a Big Sister to a 9-year-old girl who lives in a Cobourg, and she is the Speaker’s Coordinator for Probus.  In her spare time, Sally enjoys bridge, reading and walking her dog.  

      

Board Members:

Brent Allison: a resident of the Town of Cobourg and currently works for the Cobourg Police Service. Brent began his relationship with Rebound as a front line officer some years ago, and has firsthand experience working in partnership with Rebound to support young persons who are struggling in the community. He has personally witnessed the importance of the programs offered by Rebound, and has seen the many successes that Rebounds programs have supported. Brent moved from his front line work with the Cobourg Police Service to work as an investigator with the Cobourg Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch and is currently the Detective Sergeant in charge of this unit. Brent is a great supporter of the work that Rebound does for Northumberland County and looks forward to continuing his support in the future.

Laura Garton: Laura began her career as a community organizer and recreation program coordinator for the City of North York. Her interest in community-based planning led her to undertake graduate and post graduate studies in Sociology at the University of Toronto where she acquired strategic research design and analysis skills. She has provided and directed research for clients and organizations in the not-for-profit and corporate sectors, and held leadership positions in the City of Cambridge Massachusetts, Nortel Networks, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, and the Conference Board of Canada. Her more recent work has focused on evaluation and impact assessment. Laura moved to Cobourg in 2011 and is an avid enthusiast of local visual and performing arts. While only a so/so golfer she does enjoy a good walk.  

Rose Goodall: Rose is a graduate of the Wilfrid Laurier University Bachelor of Business Administration program with a Marketing focus. She has worked in customer service for retail businesses and aftermarket distributors and has been involved in the print media industry, adding experience such as print editing, web content management, social media marketing, and graphic design to her portfolio. Currently, Rose is the Marketing Leader of Part Time CFO Services, a business founded by her husband.

When her children were young, Rose was Parent Council Chair for several years and presently, she is an active volunteer as a reading tutor for Rebound Youth Services. She also participates in annual fundraising events for local organizations including Bike Up Northumberland (Northumberland Hills Hospital) and Coldest Night of the Year Walk (Greenwood Coalition – fighting homelessness). In her spare time, she enjoys a physical lifestyle that includes ice hockey, tennis, kayaking, yoga and cycling.

Neil Jilesen:  Neil retired from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services in 2013 from a career as a Youth Service Officer and Associate Crisis Resolution Team Trainer and a member of the Institution Crisis Intervention Team. Neil is a very accomplished trainer, and has accreditation to facilitate training in many courses including: Understanding and Managing Aggressive Behaviours. Neil has been a resident of Cobourg since 1991 and embraces it for all its beauty and bustle which includes being an active member at the Cobourg Community Centre, where he looks forward to providing self defense and pickle ball instruction.

Emily McCarthy (Youth Member): Emily has lived in Port Hope her whole life and is currently a student at Cobourg Collegiate Institute. In addition to tutoring at Rebound Child & Youth Services, Emily volunteers at multiple organizations in the community including a local nursing home. Emily hopes to one day have a career in medicine to continue her service to others. In her spare time, Emily enjoys singing and playing the guitar, as well as reading and spending time with her family.

Valerie Thompson: Valerie returned to Canada in 2007 after spending 43 years travelling the world with her husband who was in the US Navy. The last 25 years were spent in the UK where she ran a picture framing/gift shop in a small English village which was the home of the author Roald Dahl. She was on the village's Chamber of Trade and the local Parish Council. Upon returning home she sought a local Cobourg charity to support as she joined 100 Women with Heart, and that's where Rebound came in. Rebound especially appealed as it's for youth and I have a grandson. As she learned more about Rebound she knew that their board was the right place for her. Additionally, she is involved at the Cobourg Community Centre playing pickleball and golf and she is a convenor for the Ontario Senior Games.

Neil Torrie: Neil taught locally for 27 years, and was the program lead for the Centre for Individual Studies when he recently retired. Prior to his teaching career he worked in the hotel business and then heavy industry, including five years in a heavy oil sands refinery.  Neil's son and daughter were born and raised in Cobourg. Neil is a booster of the Greenwood Collation whose primary focus is addressing homelessness issues in Northumberland. Neil has performed in several community theatre productions over the years and is an avid golfer. 


Staff
                                


Carol Beauchamp - Executive Director cbeauchamp@rcys.caExt. 221
Rachel Edwards - Outreach & Fund Development Manager redwards@rcys.ca
Ext. 223
Linda Gillberry - Client Services Representative lgillberry@rcys.caExt. 230
Krystyne Gillespie - Trusteeship Case Worker  kgillespie@rcys.caExt.236
Angela Hearns - Supervisor, Mental Health Supportive Services ahearns@rcys.caExt. 226
Jennifer Hibbert - Mental Health Court Worker jhibbert@rcys.caExt. 224
Malorie Knoester - Child and Youth Mental Health Worker mknoester@rcys.caExt. 233
Financial Administrator  Ext. 225
Michele Leggette - OnTRAC Case Manager/Positive Parenting Northumberland-Network Coordinator 
mleggette@rcys.ca
Ext. 229
Pam Powell - Volunteer & Tutoring Facilitator(EJS)/Reintegration and Supportive Services       ppowell@rcys.caExt. 229
Brandy Samis Moore - Case Worker (Youth Justice Diversion) brandy@rcys.caExt. 222
Stacey Toste - Cobourg Under-12 Intersectoral Partnership Program Coordinator stoste@rcys.caExt. 232
Roslynd Tullett - Child and Youth Counsellor rtullett@rcys.caEst. 231
Julia Wood - Program Manager jwood@rcys.caExt. 227

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Pop in for dinner at Arthur's Pub every 3rd Monday of the month. Write Rebound Child & Youth Services on the back of your bill & hand it back to your server and 10% of sales before taxes will be donated to Rebound!
Thanks Arthur's Pub!

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To keep things out of the lost & found, be sure to visit www.campaigns.mabelslabels.com and select Rebound Child & Youth Services to support our fundraiser. Funds raised will allow us to support children, youth & families of Northumberland with important programs and services.

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Kilometers for Kids is an annual 5k and 11k, walk/run for runners, families, and pets of all ages in support of Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland. 
11km - 9:45am, 5km - 10:00am

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