Contact the NSCSW

Visits by appointment only due to COVID-19

Email nscsw@nscsw.org to schedule a visit

Mail: 1888 Brunswick St., Suite 700
Halifax, NS 
B3J 3J8

Phone: 902-429-7799
Fax: 
902-429-7650

Inquiry Related to:

  • Ethical Consultations
  • Social Work Regulations 
  • NSCSW Council and Board of Examiners
  • Government Relations 
  • Advocacy
  • Community Engagement 

Who to Contact:

Alec Stratford

Registrar/Executive Director
Telephone:
(902) 429-7799 x 224
Email: Alec.Stratford@nscsw.org

  • Professional Development & Member Training 
  • Annual Conference & AGM
  • Professional Standards
  • Advocacy
  • Decolonization
  • Connection Magazine 

Naj Siritsky

Professional Practice & Advocacy Consultant
Telephone: (902) 429-7799 x 223
Email: nsiritsky@nscsw.org

Valerie Heard

Regulatory & Candidacy Manager
Telephone: (902) 429-7799 x 222
Email: valerie.heard@nscsw.org

  • Member Portal – Login & password assistance, updating profile, member class change (e.g. associate/active switching), professional development tracking
  • Annual Renewals Account access, general troubleshooting
  • Admin – Office management, committee support (Clinical, Complaints, Discipline)

Gen Coughlan

Administrative Support, Regulatory Services
Telephone: (902) 429-7799 x 228
Email: genevieve.coughlan@nscsw.org

  • Admin – Bookkeeping, committee support (Connections, Decolonization, Professional Development, Professional Standards, Social Justice)
  • Member portal – Login & password assistance, professional development tracking (activity eligibility & categorization), general troubleshooting
  • Annual Renewals Account access, invoices, payments, troubleshooting
  • Advertising Job board & newsletter submissions

Position vacant until mid-May 2024

Administrative Support, Membership Services

Telephone: (902) 429-7799 x 226
Email: please contact nscsw@nscsw.org for now

  • Registration – New member applications, application status, reinstatement requests, member class change (e.g. private practitioner authorization, associate/active switching), resignations, verifications
  • Annual Renewal – Employer-facilitated fee payments (e.g. payroll deduction, employee benefits)
  • Administrative support – Board of Examiners meetings & decision notices

Suzanne Kutach

Applications & Renewals Administrator
Telephone: (902) 429-7799 x 221
Email:  suzanne.kutach@nscsw.org

  • Media RelationsPoint of contact for NSCSW spokespeople, background inquiries
  • Digital & Print Publications Member newsletter, Connection magazine, NSCSW blog, research reports, advocacy materials
  • Social MediaFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube
  • NSCSW Websites  – except registry portal inquiries (see above)

Rebecca Faria

Communication Coordinator
Telephone: (902) 429-7799 x 227
Email: rebecca.faria@nscsw.org

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