Who we are

Mission Statement

HKS Counselling Services is a Francophone community organization that strives to help improve the mental health, wellness and safety of its clientele through quality care and services in both official languages.

In addition to providing services, the organization is an institution whose role also encompasses maintaining the French language, transmitting Francophone culture and fostering solidarity in the Franco-Ontarian minority.


Mandate

The multidisciplinary team at HKSCS offers a complete range of services designed to meet the needs of its clientele in a holistic, fluid and integrated approach, including: 

  • Assessment and treatment of people with mental health issues;
  • Emergency housing, support and assistance for women and their children who are victims of violence and/or in crisis;
  • Immediate response and follow-up for victims of crime and tragic circumstances;
  • Psycho-educational group sessions for people found guilty of violence against their partner;
  • Services for people accused of minor criminal offences who serve community-based sentences.

Vision Statement

To be recognized as a leader in providing quality services and as a Francophone establishment aiming to maintain, improve and increase the range of services to meet the needs of the communities it serves.


Statement of VALUES / PRINCIPLES

  • Care centred on the person’s needs
  • Empowerment
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Transparency
  • Strategic priorities

Board of Administration

Michel Fortin, Chairperson

Professor at the University of Hearst

Role: Representing Kapuskasing and area

Jérémie Lepage, Vice-president

Supervisor – School Board

Role: Representing Kapuskasing and area

Tracy Christianson, Member at Large

Primary school Director

Role: Representing Hearst and area

Jean Cormier, Adminstrator

Retired

Role: Representing Smooth Rock Falls and area

Mélissa Côté, Administrator

Lawyer

Role: Representing Kapuskasing and area

Joanne Landry, Administrator

Municipal Counsellor

Role: Representing Smooth Rock Falls and area

Management team

Steve Fillion

M.S.S., B.A.

Executive Director

Phone: (705) 335-8468
info@hkscounselling.ca

Simon Dubosq

B.A. (Psy.) B.Ed.

Director of Mental Health Programs

Phone: (705) 335-8468
simon.dubosq@hkscounselling.ca

Terry Allard

B.A. (Psy.) et T.T.S.

Director of Programs and Services for Victims

Phone: (705) 337-1122
terry.allard@hkscounselling.ca

Michelle Gosselin

B.A. (Psy.)

Victim Services Program Coordinator

Phone: (705) 335-8468
michelle.nadeau@hkscounselling.ca

Louise Reddick

B.A. (Psy.) B.Ed.

Clinical Supervisor

Phone: (705) 335-8468
louise.reddick@hkscounselling.ca

Yves Boucher

T.S.C.

Clinical Supervisor

Phone: 705) 372-1933
yves.boucher@hkscounselling.ca

Mélanie Bélanger

Director of Administration and Finances

Phone: (705) 335-8468
melanie.belanger@hkscounselling.ca

Madelaine Audet

Administration and Financial Supervisor

Phone: (705) 335-8468
madelaine.audet@hkscounselling.ca