Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Contact front desk to have your call directed 
  • Head office located in Thessalon
Description (Service) Manages the provision of children services through formal cooperative funding and oversight arrangements with several non-profit and for profit service providers
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Subsidized Day Care 
Provides financial assistance towards the cost of licensed child care services for low-moderate income parents, foster parents or legal guardians
Best Start Initiative 
Offers high quality and affordable early learning and child care programming
Ontario Works Child Care 
Provides funding if available for Ontario Works recipients who are taking part in approved activities, to help pay for child care expenses in either Licensed Child Care Facilities or with Informal Care Providers
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:45 pm
Areas Served Algoma Mills ; Blind River ; Iron Bridge ; Serpent River First Nation ; Spanish ; Spragge Township
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and under 
Fee Subsidy 
  • Must meet income eligibility and complete an Income Test 
  • Individuals in need of financial assistance when placing children in a Licensed Child Care facility 
  • Individuals in need of financial assistance when placing children in recreation programs
Application Fee Subsidy 
  • Contact the Licensed Child Care Facility where individual wishes to enroll child to ensure that space is available 
  • Complete an application for subsidy available at your local ADSAB office and return it in person, by mail or fax along with copies of required documents
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Geared to income ; None - Application
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2263
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-7263
Fax 705-843-0482
Primary Contact France Schellekens, Supervisor, Coordinated Client and Program Services; Phone: 705-842-3370; Fax: 705-842-3747; Email:
Primary Executive Keith Bell, Chief Administrative Officer; Phone: 705-842-3370 ext 247; Fax: 705-842-3747
Located In Community Blind River
Address 15 Hanes Ave
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Hanes Ave and Colonization Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 1810 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial