The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) provides help and support when you need it. KDSB delivers essential social services. These services assist in helping everyone reach their full potential. KDSB’s services support individuals, families and communities in the Kenora District.
The KDSB formed 1999 under the District Social Services Administration Boards Act. The KDSB acts as a Service System Manager to deliver social services. The Municipalities and Unincorporated Territories within the District of Kenora and the Province of Ontario pay for these services.
Services that the KDSB is responsible for providing include:
The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) wants to meet individuals, families and communities where they are. We know that a no-wrong-door approach to service provision works the best.
Integrated Social Services (ISS) creates a seamless and responsive continuum of services. This means involving multiple areas of expertise with you every step of the way. Receiving unique supports and services tailored to your needs is a priority when working with our ISS team.
KDSB’s Mission, Vision and Values
Kenora District Services Board – Dedicated to improving everyday lives through early learning and care, housing, paramedic and social services.
In five years, KDSB’s fully resourced, engaged team and enabling infrastructure will support equitable, responsive services adapted to each community’s needs. Recognized as a catalyst for positive change by our communities and partners, KDSB will have contributed to improved community well-being and belonging.
Prioritizing the safety and well-being of our team, the people we serve, and our communities
Respect and Compassion
Be accountable, fair, consistent, and transparent – act with integrity in all we do
Truth and Reconciliation
Acknowledging past harms, supporting self-determination, building capacity and working together to support positive change
Applying our knowledge, best practices and creative thinking every day
Focusing on results to ensure an effective return on the public investment
The District of Kenora
The KDSB’s jurisdiction is 407,000 square kilometers. This area of authority is equal 38% of Ontario’s entire land mass.
The District includes nine Communities and four Unincorporated Territories consisting of:
Have you used any of the services that Kenora District Services Board provides? Tell us how we did. You can do this in one of four ways:
Email us at email@example.com with ‘Feedback’ in the subject line.
Fill out our online feedback form here.
Download a pdf copy of our feedback form and bring to your nearest Kenora District Services Board.
Fill-out or pick-up a paper copy at your local Kenora District Services Board Office.