Social Development Officer


Any complaints must be written in a letter format, signed and addressed to Social Assistance Administrator.

Income Assistance Objectives:

The social assistance program is a last resort program that is designed to:

  • Alleviate hardship.
  • Maintain functional independence on reserves that is comparable to the province.
  • Encourage greater self-sufficiency for First Nation individuals and communities.

Client Responsibility:

Conditions of continuing eligibility for Income Support, a recipient is required to:

  • Demonstrate in the proper manner that he/she has explored all resources of self-support and provide evidence in support of his/her application. 
  • Declare full household income including ones self, spouse and other dependant's.
  •  Cooperate in determining eligibility for income support benefits by providing all necessary information.
  • To use the income support given for the intended purpose. Example: In the best interest of his/her family.
  • Client must report immediately to administrative authority if there are any changes in income, composition of family, personal/real-estate assets, and any other major circumstances which would require adjustments to in income support entitlement. 
  • Client must accept reasonable employment, vocational training and or rehabilitation services leading towards self support.

Make referrals to clients to services offered by Pabineau First Nation or other services such as:

  • Strive for Wellness group.
  • Mental Health.
  • Counseling.


  • 2005 May - Bachelor of Arts Degree - University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, NB.
  • 1991 June - Clerk Typist Program – New Brunswick Community College, Bathurst, NB
  • 1987 June – High School Diploma – Bathurst High School, Bathurst, NB


  • 2013 January – Certificate – Protecting Personal Information
  • 2012 May – Certificate – Workplace Standard First Aid CPR C / AED
  • 2012 March – Certificate – Introduction Emergency Management
Marie Kryszko

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