Tina Alexander trained in social work in London and worked for ten years specializing in Child Protection and Mental health. In 1998, she visited the Caribbean with Lifeline Church and, while in Dominica, fell in love with Brother Harrigan. They married in 1993 and, for over 20 years, have built a life with their two children and extended family on the island . Here, Tina worked as a psychiatric Social Worker, developing a community psychiatry model until 2001 when she left the Ministry of Health to develop the NGO, Lifeline Ministries, and to study for a Masters in Counselling.
Tina’s passion is for children to enjoy their right to be safe, strong and free. She has a vision where everyone can access food, housing, education and healthcare, regardless of income, race, gender or religion. She aims to facilitate spaces where victims can come, broken, and transition from survivor, to advocate, to champion.