Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Welcome to Social Services!

Social Services has created a video demonstrating the difficulty and reality for people experiencing poverty in Sault Ste. Marie to purchase healthy food.  The video can be viewed by clicking on the "Poverty is Not a Choice" link below ...

Poverty is Not a Choice 


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Request for Proposal No:   DSSMSSAB RFP 2017-0002 
For:     Content Management and Document Management Platform
Submission Deadline:   12:00 noon local time on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The DSSMSSAB is seeking proposals for the provision of Design, Development of a Content Management System and Document Management System. The solution should include applicable software licenses, hardware costs, development, customization, implementation, data migration, and training.

For More Information: DSSMSSAB RFP 2017-0002 


EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

Early Years Policy and Contract Development
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2017 


Social Services is seeking consultative services to assist in the development of policies, procedures and strategies that support qualitative growth in licensed Early Years programs and build the community framework for Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres.

For More Information:  Early Years EOI


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DSSMSSAB Presents Life Journeys 

True stories from the people of Sault Ste. Marie.

DSSMSSAB Presents Life Journeys videos give a true perspective of local people and the Social Services that are available to assist.  The Life Journeys series is intended to address the inaccurate stereo types of individuals as they travel along life's journey.

Watch ERICA'S JOURNEY here 

Watch CLYDE'S JOURNEY here 

Watch BEATRICE'S JOURNEY here 

Watch EMMA'S JOURNEY here 

Watch Snapshots of Society here


District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board

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.

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Ontario Works
Financial assistance for individuals and families in need including: Employment Support Services and Training

Child Care
Licensed Day Nursery services for Children 0-12 years of age. Financial Assistance with Child Care Fees & Additional Supports for Parents

Social Housing
Apply for Subsidized Housing, find Rental Locations and Tenant / Non-Tenant Information

Other Programs
Accessibility Planning & Community Co-ordination

Emergency Medical Services
Land Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services

Board Administration

 


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