We are continuously working on new opportunities; and future growth and opportunity to meet community needs is inevitable. Our Leadership Team continues to anchor us and empower our teams by providing opportunity for staff to grow to their own potential within programs, agency and community.
Co-Executive Directors of Encompass Support Services Society
While our name and programs have evolved over the years, the basic premise of Encompass Support Services Society has remained the same - to provide accessible services that are tailored to meet the changing needs of the individuals and diverse community we serve. Our guiding mission of strengthening the health and vitality of our community by identifying and responding to community needs, collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve, and cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships continues to ground us in everything we do.
Christine McCracken (Co-Executive Director of Programs)
Christine became the Co-Executive Director in August 2018, after 9 years of working for Encompass in a variety of leadership and management roles. She has been a resident of Langley for 18 years and has worked in the non-profit sector since 2000, starting out as a front line worker with youth and families. Christine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Youth Care from the University of Victoria and is currently a member of United Way’s Fellowship in Leadership Program. Through opportunities to develop new projects and community initiatives, and leading diverse programs from Childcare to Clinical Services, Christine has strengthened her knowledge and skill base while continuing to challenge and advance her leadership capacity.
Loren Roberts (Co-Executive Director of Operations)
Loren became the Co-Executive Director in August 2018, after 9 years of working for Encompass in a variety of capacities. Loren holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and has over 17 years of experience in the non-profit sector. Loren has worked with youth addictions, foster care/adoption, youth justice, and adult parole supervision in a variety of front line, manager and director roles. He is currently a member of the United Way’s Fellowship in Leadership Program, a volunteer with Scouts Canada and a Surveyor with CARF International. Loren is invested in developing individuals and leadership within the organization and improving the quality of services and impact outcomes for persons served through best practices.
Contact the Directors:
Office Phone: (604) 546-1130 ext 109
Program Managers of Encompass Support Services Society
The Management Team at Encompass Support Services is dedicated to the mission of the organization and work hard to strengthen the Langley community by offering inclusive, engaging and accessible services tailored to meet the changing needs of the individuals we serve. ESSS programs are well-subscribed and vary from drop-in programming, outreach, residential and counselling services.
Alison Nicol (Programs Manager)
Office Phone: (604) 546-1130 ext 206
Kristin Coyne (Clinical Manager)
Office Phone: (604) 534-2171 ext. 104
Adrienne Barnett (Youth Employment Program & Communications Manager)
Office Phone: (604) 534-2171 ext. 207