nurturing the best possible start


Estelle Paget-Director and Founder of the KidCareCanada Society

Estelle Paget, née Geller

Executive Director and Founder KidCareCanada, Adult Educator
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Carl Nilsen

Board President, Property Appraiser, Grandfather
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Dr. Helen M. Burt

Director, KidCareCanada

Dr. Helen M. Burt is the Associate Vice-President Research & Innovation at the University of British Columbia. From 2016-2017, she served as the Vice-President Research pro tem.

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Mary Ann Cummings

Board Secretary, Retired Lawyer
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Susan Evans

Director, Resource Development Consultant/Community Volunteer

Dr. Tisha Gangopadhyay

Board Vice-President, PhD Clinical Psychologist – Youth and Families, Mother

Sally Geller

Director, Book-keeper, Community Volunteer
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Kevin Koch

Board Treasurer, Economist & Tax Manager, PricewaterhouseCooper, Father
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Dr. Andrew Macnab

Director, Paediatrician, Urologist, Distinguished Scholar

"Children are our individual and collective future, so investment in their health and optimal development has to be a personal priority, as well as a wise choice for society as a whole."

Heather McQueen

Senior Program Manager, CE Strategy & Operations with TELUS Health organization.

Heather McQueen is a Senior Program Manager, CE Strategy & Operations with the TELUS Health organization. She has over 15 years’ experience in Customer Service, Communications and Program Management.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
We thank the Victoria Foundation for their support
Vancouver FoundationWe acknowledge the financial support of the Vancouver Foundation

The content of KidCareCanada videos is informed by current research and shared by experts in the field. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating, and is NOT a substitute for professional care.

If you (or someone you know) has thoughts of doing self-harm, or harm to a baby or anyone else, please call to speak with a trained crisis worker. Local Crisis Helpline numbers can be found through a Google Search.  In British Columbia, Canada you can call Mental Health Support (BC-wide) at 310-6789 or you can call the North American line 1 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
In ANY crisis, your local emergency number is another option and it is always available. Use 911 in North America, 999 in the UK or, if you're elsewhere, use the emergency number for your area.