Community Partners

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We engage with Community Partners who increase our knowledge base so that we can better serve the Waterloo Region. Below is a list of our partners and facilitators. These partners also help hold us accountable to our mission of increasing Perinatal Mental Health Services to Waterloo Region in inclusive and accessible ways.


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Gabrielle Griffith, Doula & Faculty – Gabrielle Griffith (they/them) is a queer and non-binary parent, full spectrum doula, sex educator and Program Coordinator for the 2SLGBTQIA Family Programming with Birth Mark Support. 

Through lived experience and education, they support new parents to find pleasure and achieve balance during their transition into parenthood. Gabrielle teaches a variety of topics through an anti-oppressive and trauma-informed lens. You can learn more about Gabrielle and their work on their website and social media.


Grace Van Bruwaene : Doula Girl : Grace Van Bruwaene (she/her) is a birth, postpartum and parenting doula serving the Waterloo Region. A practicing doula since 2010, Grace specializes in supporting people moving though their reproductive journey after trauma. She strongly believes that support can make all the difference, helping individuals to have a positive and empowered experience however their story unfolds. She has both training and experience in supporting LGBTQ+ and disabled parents as well as those experiencing PMADs, intimate partner or domestic violence, and/or parenting after trauma.

For more information about Grace and the services they provide, visit their website: DOULA GIRL