Jeffrey Schiffer Director

Jeffrey Schiffer is a cultural anthropologist and child advocate with European and Métis ancestry. He completed his PhD in anthropology and education at Columbia University, focusing on decolonizing Aboriginal child welfare in Canadian cities. Dr. Schiffer has held positions at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society, the Justice Institute of British Columbia, and the City of Toronto, and is currently the Executive Director at Native Child and Family Services of Toronto. He also serves on numerous boards and committees, including the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council, the Association of Native Child and Family Services Agencies of Ontario, the Child Welfare League of Canada, and the City of Toronto’s Aboriginal Affairs Committee.