Social Development Administrator

The fundamental purpose of social assistance is to assist those in need of financial aid.

It is the mission of the Pabineau First Nation Social Development Program to enhance the quality of life and self-sufficiency of people in need of financial and social services. We provide leadership, advocacy, planning and delivery of these services in partnership with public and private organizations. As the Social Development Administrator, I am dedicated to providing services with respect, compassion and accountability.

Services Offered:

Financial Assistance:

  • Basic Needs
  • Rent/Board
  • Utilities
  • Medical Needs
  • Special Needs
  • Medical Transportation
  • Fuel

Special Diets

“Assistance is provided to all individuals and families on the reserve who meet eligibility requirements.”

“The Social Development Program provides income support and related services to individuals residing on-reserve, who are deemed to be in need.”

Responsibilities of the Social Administrator:

  • Prepare and administer N.B. Power expenses, as well as fuel, Prepare and forward consent for recipients to utilize benefits for pharmacies, doctors, medical travel, etc.
  • Conduct health inspections for rentals
  • Establish and maintain a rapport with HRDC and Social Services, as well as pharmacies, doctors, N.B. Power, and a number of other applicable vendors
  • Assisting clients in the preparation of personal budgets
  • Preparing financial reports to the finance department and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC)


As the Social Development Administrator, I am unable to discuss any other cases with clients other than their own.

Sandra Des Roches 506-548-9211 Ext # 128

1290 Pabineau Falls Road, Pabineau First Nation, NB E2A 7M3
office: 506 548-9211 fax: 506 545-6968