Cassandra Strain

Advocate – Social Worker, Advocacy & Mobilization Program 

Cassandra (She/Her) is a Metis woman with roots in the Lac La Biche area of Northern Alberta and has ancestors who came from the Red River Valley.  Currently, she resides on the traditional and unceded territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc People. She has also been a kinship care provider for her three nieces for a total of 15 years. Cassandra has a Bachelor of Social Work Degree which she completed at NVIT in Merritt, BC. 

Cassandra began as a volunteer with Parent Support Services Society of BC in 2018 when she co-facilitated a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Circle in Kamloops. Cassandra is now an Advocate Social Worker on the Kinship Care Help Line.

You can reach Cassandra at

To connect with the Kinship Care Help Line call:
Lower Mainland: (604) 558-4740
Toll Free: 1-855-474-9777

Cassandra Strain
Staff & Board