Our Pregnancy Staff


  • Melanie Overbeeke, Director of Pregnancy Options

    Melanie joined the Elisha House team in March of 2018 as the Assistant to the Executive Director, and was at the reception desk for the Pregnancy Options team. In 2020, she took on the responsibilities of Director of Pregnancy Options.Melanie has a diploma in Office Administration from Niagara College. She has a heart for the ministry and is an asset to our team!
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  • Anita Thompson (Support Worker)

    Anita Thompson works part time at Elisha House where she facilitates a number of pregnancy support classes that aim to support clients throughout their pregnancy, assists clients in parenting, and guides the development of healthy boundaries and relationships. Anita also offers one-on-one support to clients who are struggling with an unplanned pregnancy, relationships, or the first stages of becoming a new parent. Outside of Elisha House, Ani...
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  • Donna West (Support Worker)

    Donna West is new to the Niagara Region and recently came on board at Elisha House as a Pregnancy Options Support Worker. She and her family re-located here from her tiny home town in North East Saskatchewan. Donna’s passion for helping young women facing unexpected pregnancy stems from the hope she encountered as a teen mom. She is enjoying the natural beauty of Niagara and is excited to serve the community of Welland through the mission ...
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