Description (Service) COVID-19 Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board has closed its offices in Parry Sound and South River to the public until further notice. 
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 (705-386-2358 or 1-800-661-3230). In-office visits are restricted to emergencies only.  
Those in need of emergency child care services should check the PSDSSAB website for more information.  
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 
* home child care program 
* EarlyON Child and Family Centres 
* Integration Support Services for children with special needs 
* HIGH FIVE/Summer Recreation Programs 
Housing and Community Services 
* 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 
* Ontario Works intake by phone or in person at the South or Parry Sound office locations
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 English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
1 Beechwood Dr
Parry Sound, ON 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:

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