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Changes to Social Assistance Statements and Dental Cards

October 27, 2020
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EarlyON Child and Family Centres Re-Open

October 21, 2020

Our local EarlyON Child and Family Centres have begun to re-open this week with in-person programming at the Holy Angels, Prince Township and Urban Indigenous locations. The staff are looking forward to seeing the children and families in our community. Take this virtual tour to see what to expect on your next visit. Virtual Tour   Don’t forget to visit their social media pages for more virtual programming and updates:   EarlyON Child and Family Centre EarlyON SSM Urban Indigenous EarlyON EarlyON Centre Urban Indigenous EarlyON    

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Milestone Reached in Journey to End Chronic Homelessness

September 21, 2020

Social Services has reached a milestone in its journey to ending chronic homelessness in Sault Ste. Marie. In late August 2019, we became the 19th community in Canada to implement and maintain a quality By-Name List. A By-Name List is a real time list of all known people experiencing homelessness in the community. This list includes a robust set of data points that supports Coordinated Access efforts and provides an understanding of the local homelessness situation. This important milestone could not have been reached without the hard work of the Housing and Homelessness team and Built for Zero Canada. View our progress and learn more about Built for Zero Canada’s national change effort to put an end to Chronic Homelessness…

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Affordable Home Ownership Program

September 9, 2020

Minister Steven Clark from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Ross Romano from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities joined Social Services Board Chair Luke Dufour, CEO Mike Nadeau, and Staff on a tour of one of the new properties under Affordable Home Ownership Program.

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Social Services Continues To Grow

September 3, 2020

Social Services has been working to convert the former Rosedale Public School building into a new centre that will include affordable housing units, a community hub, a child care centre, and an EarlyON centre. This morning, Federal and Provincial Ministers joined Social Services Board Chair Luke Dufour and CEO Mike Nadeau to announce their investment into this new asset. This addition will include: • Nine Affordable housing units for seniors • A new community hub where Social Services staff will provide services to clients • 49 Additional child care spaces • A new EarlyON child and family centre  

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Social Assistance Mental Wellness Initiative

August 11, 2020
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