The London CAReS Executive Leadership Team (CELT) is proud to announce the hiring of Anne Armstrong in the role of Executive Director of London CAReS.

Anne is a self-identified strong collaborator, offers strong financial management and human resources competencies. Anne holds a clear values alignment with Housing First principles and will continue to support and contribute to the remarkable work of London CAReS.

Anne has effectively built strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including government, funders and community-based partners.

In her 15+ years of experience working in the non-profit sector Anne has played an integral role in advocating for vulnerable populations while demonstrating strong leadership and project management skills in developing non-profit organizations.

Anne most recently served as Executive Director of Gillian’s Place, one of the first shelters in Ontario for women and their children experiencing abuse and violence. In Anne’s eight years at Gillian’s Place her leadership and commitment helped grow the program by increasing public awareness and developing innovative collaborative partnerships. These efforts led to an increased outreach presence in the community and more shelter beds.

We welcome Anne and look forward to her leadership in the continued mission of ending homeless in London! Anne can be contacted at