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About Algoma DSAB

Providing effective and efficient services to our communities in the Algoma, Ontario area.

Algoma District Services Administration Board (ADSAB) was created by the Province through the District Social Services Administrations Boards Act to deliver specified programs in the ADSAB jurisdiction:

  • Social Services Programs
  • Children’s Services (Child Care and Early Years Act)
  • Housing Services (Housing Services Act)
  • Ontario Works (Ontario Works Act)
  • Paramedic Services
  • Land Ambulance (Ambulance Act)
  • ADSAB is governed by a 12 Member Board representing 20 Municipalities and the Territory Without Municipal Organization (TWOMO).

ADSAB funding is provided from the province and the member municipalities. The provincial contribution is provided through service agreements or legislation for all programs while the municipal share is apportioned to the member municipalities utilizing the approved apportionment model.

Our Locations Member Municipalities

The ADSAB jurisdiction is the District of Algoma excluding the City of Sault Ste. Marie and the Sault North Planning Area.

ADSAB Jurisdiction Statistical Information:

  • Area = 48,403 square kilometers
  • Population = 35,116
  • 89% of population is in the incorporated municipal areas and 11% is in the TWOMO area

Our Services

Algoma District Services Administration Board (ADSAB) provides social services and paramedic services to the District of Algoma excluding the City of Sault Ste. Marie.

ADSAB manages and delivers social programs through a combination of direct delivery and contracted services in the social program areas of Children’s Services, Housing Services and Ontario Works. ADSAB has Social Services office locations in Elliot Lake, Blind River, Thessalon and Wawa.

Children’s Services

Responsible for service system management of child care and early learning services.

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Housing Services

Responsible for community based planning and delivery of a variety of Housing and Homelessness programs.

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Ontario Works

Responsible for planning and delivering Ontario Works and Employment programs to everyone in our community.

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Paramedic Services

ADSAB employs a direct delivery model for the provision of land ambulance services.

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Board members Meeting Dates

Our Board members

Bryon Hall

Township of St. Joseph

Representing Township of Hilton, Village of Hilton Beach, Township of Jocelyn, Township of Johnson, Township of Laird, Township of MacDonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional, Township of St. Joseph and Township of Tarbutt and Tarbutt Additional.

Belinda Kistemaker

Township of Hornepayne

Representing Township of Hornepayne, Township of White River and Township of Dubreuilville.

Blair MacKinnon

Town of Thessalon

Representing Town of Bruce Mines, Municipality of Huron Shores, Township of the North Shore, Township of Plummer Additional, Town of Spanish and Town of Thessalon.

Jocelyne Bishop

Town of Spanish

Representing Town of Bruce Mines, Municipality of Huron Shores, Township of the North Shore, Township of Plummer Additional, Town of Spanish and Town of Thessalon

Norman Mann, Board Chair

City of Elliot Lake

Harry Stewart

Territory Without Municipal Organization

Luc Cyr

City of Elliot Lake

Dan Marchisella

City of Elliot Lake

Lynn Watson, Board Vice-Chair

Township of MacDonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional

Representing Township of Hilton, Village of Hilton Beach, Township of Jocelyn, Township of Johnson, Township of Laird, Township of MacDonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional, Township of St. Joseph and Township of Tarbutt and Tarbutt Additional

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