Kenora District Services Board

Site: Dryden Office

Service: Children's Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Manages the provision of children's services and programs through formal cooperative funding and oversight arrangements with several municipal, non profit and for profit service providers
 
Subsidized Day Care
 
Provides financial assistance towards the cost of child care fee services for parents, foster parents or legal guardians 

 
Best Start Initiative 
  • Provides funding to Best Start Hubs 
  • Offers an expansion of quality and affordable child care and investments in every child's healthy early development, working in partnership with parents and families 
 
Special Needs Resource Services 
  • Ensures that all children, regardless of need, can participate in the child care setting of their families' choice 
  • Assists child care agencies in the assessment of children with special needs 
  • Prepares individual program plans  
  • Provides support to regular caregivers in carrying out daily activities for each special needs child 
 
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 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dryden ; Ear Falls ; Ignace ; Kenora ; Kenora District ; Red Lake ; Sioux Lookout ; Vermilion Bay
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees Service ; Fee assistance available for subsidized child care ; assistance is provided by Kenora District Services Board.
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-2100
Fax 807-223-3397
E-Mail kdsb@kdsb.on.ca
Website www.kdsb.on.ca
Primary Contact Terry Gadd, Receptionist; Phone: 807-223-2100 ext 2332; Email: tgadd@kdsb.on.ca
Primary Executive Sarah Stevenson, Director of Integrated Social Services; Phone: 807-223-2100 ext 2262
Alternate Executive Laurie Shields, Manager of Integrated Social Services; Phone: 807-223-2100 ext 2263; Email: lshields@kdsb.on.ca
Located In Community Dryden
Address 211 Princess St, Ste 1
Dryden, ON P8N 3L5
 
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Intersection Princess St and Colonization Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial