What is a DSSAB?

You may often hear the term “DSSAB” within our community. DSSAB stands for District Social Services Administration Board. A special agency created by the Province and given the responsibilities to deliver Social Services within the community. These were created, in the north, where there is no existing municipal government with the legal jurisdiction to act as a Service Manager.

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