PCN Social Workers

Please speak with your Primary Care Provider to see if you are eligible for our Social Work Services.

*Please note Fraser Health has PLS available (immediate interpretation available) for language support
** Social Workers may move around based on the volume and needs of patients

Aly Benes

Aly Benes, BA, BSW
PCN SOCIAL WORKER

Qualifications: Registered Social Worker with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Health Sciences

Experience: Has served as a Basics for Health Navigator at REACH Community Health Centre; a Mental Health Assistant at a methadone maintenance clinic and at an HIV and Hepatitis C clinic; a Social Worker at Surrey Memorial Hospital; and Facilitator for adults with developmental disabilities at Community Living BC.

Fun Fact: She has travelled to South East Asia three times and will continue going back

Primary Neighborhood: Edmonds

Jessica Walker

Jessica Walker, BSW, MSW, RSW
PCN SOCIAL WORKER

Qualifications: Registered Social Worker with a Master of Social Work

Experience: Jessica comes to Primary Care after an extensive history working in acute and emergency care in Fraser Health and has expertise supporting clients that have experienced recent trauma and violence. Jessica previously also worked in fields of housing, addictions, spiritual care, and street outreach.

Fun Fact: Jessica is a member of the LGBTQ2SA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Two Spirit, Asexual) Community and is passionate about supporting clients from an anti-oppressive social justice framework. Jessica uses both She/Her and They/Them pronouns and identifies as Queer.

Primary Neighborhood: Hastings-Brentwood

Jeslin Romeo

Jeslin Romeo, BA (Psych), RSW
PCN SOCIAL WORKER

Qualifications: Registered Social Worker with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is working towards a Master of Social Work.

Experience: Jeslin comes to brings experience from multiple contexts including her previous work as a Social Worker with Ridge Meadows Hospital (Fraser Health Authority) in the department of acute and emergency. Jeslin has also worked as a Child Protection Social Worker with The Vancouver Aboriginal & Family Services Society. Furthermore, Jeslin has worked in field settings including The Vancouver School Board, Family Services Society of BC, and the YMCA. Jeslin works from a client-centred, strength based, trauma-informed, psychosocial lens.

Other Language(s): Hindi

Fun Fact: Jeslin is a new mother to a beautiful 16-month year old baby boy. When she is not working on supporting clients in her community, she spends quality time with her family while engaging in various recreation actives in her community. Family is everything to Jeslin and she is excited to one day pass her knowledge of social work and community advocation to her children.

Primary Neighborhood: Metrotown