Melissa Viste

Foster Care Program Supervisor

Melissa started working at Crossroads in 2012 as a Support Worker and is now our Foster Care Program Supervisor. Her organized, practical, and child-focused casework practice is an excellent fit with our program. Melissa has an educational background in Sociology and has an extensive background. She worked in the child protection system both as a caseworker in the USA and in group care/agency foster care in Alberta.


  • Melissa excels at seeking out resources and advocating on behalf of her families.
  • Melissa is passionate about learning and can apply learning in practical ways.
  • Melissa particularly enjoys organizing opportunities for fun with the children she is working with, our office staff, and even her own dog.