MEDIA STATEMENT: Christian Horizons Confirms Employment

MEDIA STATEMENT: Christian Horizons Confirms Employment

Earlier today Christian Horizons was made aware of serious allegations regarding a former employee, Elizabeth Wettlaufer. Ms. Wettlaufer left her employment with Christian Horizons in June 2007, and these allegations are not connected to her employment with us. Christian Horizons intends to fully cooperate with the authorities in their investigation in this matter.


“We are shocked and saddened by these tragic deaths, and our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and the Woodstock community.” Janet Noel-Annable, Chief Executive Officer


About Christian Horizons

Founded in 1965 as a non-profit, faith-based, charitable organization, Christian Horizons serves people with exceptional needs in Canada, and in developing countries around the world through Christian Horizons Global. More than 3,000 employees support nearly 2,000 people with developmental disabilities and their families through residential and ancillary programs such as participation supports, employment supports, and supported vacation opportunities. Christian Horizons has more than 200 residences as well as respite care and independent living locations in Ontario and is funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

In 2015, Christian Horizons began operating in Saskatchewan, funded by the Ministry of Social Services. Established in 1990, Christian Horizons Global works in partnership with local organizations to promote the inclusion and rights of people living in exceptional circumstances in seven developing countries around the world.  For more information:



Cindy Winegarden | Public Relations and Internal Communications Manager