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DSO Northern Region

We serve

  • Sudbury
  • Dryden
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Thunder Bay
  • Sudbury District
  • Rainy River
  • Manitoulin
  • Kenora
  • Algoma
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  • 1. Thunder Bay

    245-B Bay Street,
    Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6P2

  • 2. Sudbury

    760 Notre Dame Ave, Unit A,
    Sudbury, ON P3A 2T4

Contact information

Office hours

  • Thunder Bay

    Monday to Friday

    8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Sudbury

    by appointment only

About your DSO agency

DSO NR is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, and is administered by the Lutheran Community Care.

We follow our agency’s Mission: The Lutheran Community Care provides flexible and responsive social, developmental and spiritual services to people in the northern region of Ontario.

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MCCSS Compliance

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) conducts compliance inspections of all ministry-funded Developmental Services Ontario agencies under the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 (SIPDDA). DSO NR was found to be in compliance with Ontario Regulation 299/10 of SIPDDA (Quality Assurance Measures) and/or policy directives applicable to MCCSS-funded services and supports for adults with developmental disabilities. View the compliance letter.

Update your information

It is important to keep your area DSO up to date when there are any changes in your situation. For example, call us if you are planning to move or change your phone number. This helps us to make sure that we have your current contact information and to confirm that you wish to remain on the service registry.