Who to Contact in Employee Support and Wellness
If you require support, accommodations or will be absent from work due to illness or injury, please contact your Wellness Specialist by your last name as follows:

Workplace Accidents (WSIB) Support – all groups by employee last name
Specialist, Rebecca Scherer
Employee last name A – Z         Email: rscherer@hwdsb.on.ca
Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2383

Sick Leave, Return to Work and Accommodations – all groups by employee last name
Specialist, Lucy DeMartino  Employee last name A – E
Email: ldemarti@hwdsb.on.ca      Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2412

Specialist, Catharine MacDonald
Employee last name F – L       Email: cemacdon@hwdsb.on.ca
Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2162

Specialist, Rebecca Scherer

Employee last name: M – O
Email: rscherer@hwdsb.on.ca       Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2383

Specialist, Nichola Robertson
Employee last name P – Z         Email: nroberts@hwdsb.on.ca
Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2248

Employee Support and Attendance Management
Employee Support and Wellness Officer, Bailey Seward
Email: bseward@hwdsb.on.ca      Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2825

Manager, Employee Support and Wellness
Manager, Lori Steacy        Email: lsteacy@hwdsb.on.ca
Phone: 905.527.5092 extension 2801

Please submit completed functional abilities forms directly to Employee Support and Wellness. With your consent, your health care professional may submit completed forms directly.
Confidential fax 905.527.1488  Confidential email esw@hwdsb.on.ca

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board                                               
20 Education Court
Hamilton ON L9A 0B9
Phone: 905.527.5092 | Fax: 905.521.2536

SFX Help Line 905-527-5092  x 2276                        
IT Dept : 905-527-5092  x 2100                                
Human Resources: 905-527-5092  x 2255               
Payroll: 905-527-5092  x 2225                                       
Sick Leave: 905-527-5092 x 2014
Health and Safety: 905-527-5092 x 2686
Benefits: 905-527-5092 x 2666
Secure Access Card : 905-527-5092 x 2431     

Hamilton-Wentworth Elementary Teacher Local
105 Nebo Rd
Hamilton, ON L8W 2E1
Phone: 905-318-2771

Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO)
136 Isabella Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 0B5
Phone: 416-962-3836    Toll Free: 1-888-838-3836    Fax: 416-642-2424

OTIP Ontario Teacher’s Insurance Plan
125  Northfield Drive West
PO Box 218 Waterloo, ON N2J 3Z9

Telephone : 1 866 783 6847

Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
101 Bloor Street West,
Toronto ON, M5S 0A1
Phone Number: 416-961-8800 Toll Free (Ontario Only): 1-888-534-2222

Qualifications Evaluation Council of Ontario (QECO)

1300 Yonge Street, Suite 308
Toronto ON M4T 1X3
Telephone: 1-416-323-1969 Toll Free in Ontario: 1 (800) 385-1030

Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF)
1300 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
M4T 1X3
Telephone: 416.966.3424 or 1.800.268.7061 Fax:416.966.5450

The Retired Teachers of Ontario

Telephone: 1-800-361-9888

Ontario Ministry of Education
Telephone: 1-800-387-5514

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Telephone: 1 (800) 668-0105