Record #: PSD0605
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Mar 2022


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board is limiting public access to its offices in Parry Sound and South River.

Phone appointments are recommended. Individuals seeking service are advised to call either the Parry Sound office (705-746-7777 or 1-800-461-4464) or the South River office (705-386-2552 or 1-800-661-3230).

Individuals requiring an in-person appointment will need to be screened for COVID before allow entry to the office.

Regular Service
The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board is responsible for the following services:

Children's Services
  • subsidized child care
  • licensed child care centres - see separate 2-1-1 listings
  • home child care program - see separate 2-1-1 listings
  • EarlyON Child and Family Centres - see separate 2-1-1 listings
  • Integration Support Services for children with special needs - see separate 2-1-1 listings
  • HIGH FIVE/Summer Recreation Programs
Housing and Community Services - see separate 2-1-1 listings
  • Social Housing Program including rent geared to income units and rent supplement program
  • Community Homelessness Prevention Inititiave (CHPI) to assist community members at risk of homelessness including financial assistance for hydro and rental arrears
  • Esprit Place Family Resource Centre and Women's Shelter
Income support Services - see separate 2-1-1 listings
  • Ontario Works intake by phone or in person at the South River or Parry Sound office locations
Satellite office located in South River at 16 Toronto Ave.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Parry Sound District
Eligibility Varies by program
Application Call for information
Languages French - interpretive services available
Fees None

Address and Location

Address & Map
1 Beechwood Dr
Town of Parry Sound, ON
Canada P2A 1J2
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Intersection Church St and Beechwood Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-746-7777
Primary Contact Jennifer Harris, Admistrative Assistant to CAO; Phone: ext 5290; Email:
Alternate Contact Ms Tammy MacKenzie, CAO; Phone: ext 5220; Email:
Mailing Address 1 Beechwood Dr 
Town of Parry Sound, ON 
Canada P2A 1J2

Agency Overview

Services at this Location