Executive Director at Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS)
Speaker – Kelly Dumas
Kelly Dumas joined Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS) in 2018 as Executive Director, leading the delivery of community support services to older adults and individuals with disabilities in rural Ottawa South. In her role, Kelly was responsible for launching a new innovative phone line for older adults, A Friendly Voice. Since its inception, in 2018, this initiative has expanded its reach to serve older adults throughout Ontario and the Atlantic Provinces. Driven by a profound passion for advocating for older adults, Kelly is deeply committed to developing programs and services aimed at combating loneliness and isolation. She is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with the exceptional staff at ROSSS in providing vital social connections to older adults in need of support.