Health & Social Services

The Parry Sound District Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB) oversees the delivery of social services in the community including Ontario Works, Childcare services and housing.  For more information visit


The South River - Machar Medical Centre hosts a variety of medical professionals and is located at 140 Ottawa Avenue, South River, Ontario, phone: (705)386-0512. 


211 Ontario is a helpful resource for finding a variety of community programs and resources.  Search a variety of topics including older adults, housing, health care, government/legal, child/family services and more.