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Introduction

Social Services Easter Weekend Office Closures

Social Services offices; including Ontario Works, Housing Services and Early Years Services; will be closed on Friday, April 19th and Monday, April 22nd over the Easter weekend.

Regular Social Service operations will resume on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

 

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB)

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB) was created in the District Social Services Administration Board Act in 1998. The Board is made up of nine locally elected political representatives, six  from the City of Sault Ste. Marie, one from Prince Township and two from  the Sault North Planning Board Area. These areas represent the geographic jurisdiction of the Board.

The DSSMSSAB, through Social Services, is responsible for the provision and delivery of Ontario Works, Early Years Services and Housing Services.  

The City of Sault Ste. Marie / Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services, are contracted by the DSSMSSAB, for the delivery of Emergency Medical Services (Land Ambulance). 


Sault North Incumbents Acclaimed to the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

Sault North representation on the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board will remain unchanged on January 1st, 2019. 

Incumbents, Janet Gawne and David Edgar were both acclaimed as the Territory without Municipal Organization (TWOMO) board members following the election nomination closure on Friday, July 27th.

Janet Gawne is the current chair for the DSSMSSAB as well as a member of the Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association (NOSDA) executive.  David Edgar is a long-serving former chair and vice-chair for the DSSMSSAB that was recently recognized by NOSDA for his years of outstanding service.

Notice of Acclamation

List of Certified Candidates

Other Current Web Links:

Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario

Vulnerable Persons Registry

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