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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

    245b Bay Street,
    Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6P2

  • 2. Sudbury

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

  • 3. Sault Ste. Marie

    Queen Street East, Unit 203,
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y7

  • 4. Dryden

    100 Casimir Avenue, Unit 218,
    Dryden, ON P8N 3L4

Contact information

Office hours

  • Monday - Friday

    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Thunder Bay and Sudbury offices)

  • Tuesdays

    8:30 a.m. à 12:00 a.m. (Dryden)

  • Thursdays

    12:30 p.m. à 4:30 p.m. (Sault Ste. Marie)

COVID-19 update

DSO Northern Region (DSONR) has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and continues to observe Health Canada's recommendations. To help protect our clients, our employees and the public, we are actively screening any visitors to ensure they are not presenting any symptoms, have not been in contact with a sick individual and have not recently travelled outside of Canada.

We are continuing our essential work with the use of increased technology including email, telephone, teleconference and videoconference.

If you require assistance from DSONR please don't hesitate to contact the office directly through our toll-free number 1-855-376-6673 and we will be pleased to assist you.

Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

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 Centre.

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

To find out more about us visit

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.