Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)
Agency Location(s) and Communities Served
DDA has over 50 sites primarily serving the municipalities of Vancouver and Richmond BC. Our Head Office is located in Richmond - Suite 100 - 3851 Shell Road Richmond BC V6X 2W2.
MCFD Programs Delivered
Infant Development Program, Fostering Early Development Program, Respite services (Children), Physio Therapy (early intervention services) and SCD Youth Program
Other Programs Delivered
Inclusive Childcare 0 thru 5, Pre-school and School Age After school programs
Family Support Services
Adult's with Developmental Disability: Respite Services, Residential and Community Day programs, Supported Living, Community Apartment Program, Home Share, Employment Assistance programs and Star Works (Social Enterprise).
Executive Director (ED) Name and/or Designate (if applicable)
Andrew Roets - Director Child and Family Services
Skills/interests of ED and/or designate (if applicable)
Andrew has over 35 years of experience in the the Not for Profit Sector mainly in the area of Children, Youth and Families, with 30 of those years in senior leadership roles. Andrew's position presently supports 170 staff providing services to approx. 1400 children and their families annually. His profesional background is in the area of Leadership and Children and Youth Development. Andrew's professional interests include strategic planning, program development, workplace culture, leadership, and people development. Outside of work Andrew is a husband and father of 4 adult children and loves spending time with them including his dog and two cats. Andrew's other pursuits are coaching Soccer with 25 years of experience at a variety of levels and ages. Also, he enjoys the outdoors especially Alpine skiing, flyfishing and biking.