Lambton (County of). Social Planning & Children's Services Department

Site: Sarnia - Christina St N

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Address & Phone(s)
Office Phone 519-344-2057, ext. 2173
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-2882
Fax 519-344-2025
Areas Served Lambton County
Located In Community Sarnia
Address & Map
Bayside Centre
150 Christina St N, 2nd Flr
Sarnia, ON N7T 8H3
Intersection George St and Christina St N
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking (in garage or street), Entrance, Braille keypad in elevator, Washroom
Description & Services
Description (Service) Social Planning & Children's Services focuses on these areas:  
- Social Planning examines the community's needs, based on demographics and social trends, and recommends action plans to address these needs. 
- Program support includes the overall administration of the Lambton Shared Services Centre (LSSC), a facility within Bayside Centre. 
-The Department also oversees the Circles initiative, a hands-on community strategy that helps hard working people transition out of poverty.  
- Staff focusing on compliance ensure program integrity of Ontario Works and evaluate community based programs funded by the County of Lambton. 
- The Department operates a child care subsidy program that helps parents/foster parents/legal guardians with the cost of licensed child care of a child 0-12 years of age. 
- Best Start is a community initiative that brings local government, school boards, and community agencies serving families with children 0 to 6 years of age together with parents to plan and deliver enhanced early learning and child care services. 
- The County of Lambton Social Planning and Program Support Department assists with the creation and maintenance of strategic direction within the Social Services Division and the Sarnia-Lambton community as it relates to issues and initiatives that affect Lambton County's social programs and services.  
- Sarnia-Lambton Local Immigration Partnership (LIP). Developing sustainable solutions for the attraction, retention and social inclusion of Newcomers to Sarnia-Lambton
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * closed all statutory holidays
Eligibility No restictions
Application Applications vary depending on services needed
Languages English ; French ; Spanish
Fees Service - There may be fees depending on the services required
Bus Routes Route 2 - Devine ; Route 3 - Wellington ; Route 10 - S. Vidal ; Route 11 - Davis ; Route 12 - Point Edward
Contact Information
E-Mail doug.ball@county-lambton.on.ca
Website www.lambtononline.ca
Primary Contact Mr Doug Ball, Manager. Social Planning & Children Services Department

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