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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Mission: To improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Identifies priority human care issues in the region 
  • Develops partnerships and provides support and funding to local registered charitable organizations who provide health and human care services to the community  
  • Fundraises to provide support for the continuation and support of priority work 
  • Works with community partners to make long term meaningful improvements to the quality of life in the community  
  • Acts as a volunteer-driven organization 
  • Facilitates the Social Development Council (SDC) which directs the future planning of social services and encourages collaborations between organizations
Operates the following programs and services: 
  • Community Assistance Trust (CAT) 
  • Community Housing Support Program 
  • LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance 
  • Volunteer Sault Ste. Marie and District 
  • Winter Warmth Fund
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Boundaries All communities between Elliot Lake and White River
Eligibility Funding: Must be a registered charity
Application Call for information, as process can vary depending on program.
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-256-7476
Fax 705-759-5899
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Executive Gary Vipond, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-256-7476 ext 201; Email:
Alternate Executive Dawn Trudeau, Administrative Coordinator; Phone: 705-256-7476 ext 202; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 258 Queen St E, Suite 301
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y7
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Intersection Queen St E and Bruce St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Established 1957
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Sponsorships ; United Way ; Foundation
Elections Sep