Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario


Social Service Organizations/Support Services

About Us

Our vision: Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.

Our mission:

Prevent disease
Give children and youth the best start for a long, healthy life
Empower Canadians to live healthy lives
Save lives
Enable faster, better cardiac emergency response and treatment
Enable faster, better stroke response and treatment
Promote recovery
Enhance support for survivors, families and caregivers
Our values:

A passion for health
Making a difference
Learning every day
Being extraordinary together
Embracing diversity
We achieve our mission through:

Investing in life-saving research
Advocating for healthy public policies
Partnering with stakeholders
Engaging Canadians to make health last
Ensuring health equity
To learn how we are working towards our mission, see our Strategic Plan.



Jackie St. Pierre, area manager - community engagement, health promotion and research
Sandy Barnes, area coordinator - we are difference makers!

Rep/Contact Info

Cathy Stefan