About Us

Lakes District Community Services Society (LDCSS) is a community based multi-service agency, that provides support, education and empowerment to individuals to enhance independence, confidence and wellness. LDCSS prides itself on being collaborative, trustworthy, accountable and ethical while providing services with social responsibility in mind.


Serving the Lakes District for 40 years!



• Supporting children, youth and families

• Delivering services to adults with developmental disabilities

• Assisting older individuals to live healthier, independent lives

• Promoting the well-being of the community

• Ensuring access to services by all

• Working to improve the quality of life in the Lakes District

Lakes District Community Services Society (LDCSS) is a non-profit society governed by a small volunteer board of directors which currently has 7 members from the community and from various professions. The agency administers a variety of programs funded through the Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD), Northern Health Authority (NHA), and Community Living BC (CLBC) and employs a management and staff team of 15-17 individuals.

Established in July 1974, the agency has been serving the residents of the Lakes District for the past 40 years.  The agency presents a unionized environment, with BCGEU Union recognition and rights representing the agency staff.

The LDCSS offices are located at 132 Francois Lake Drive (Park Place). Services are offered free of charge and are provided not only to Burns Lake residents, but residents of the entire Lakes District including the areas of Grassy Plains, Francois Lake, Decker Lake and Granisle.

LDCSS is housed in 2, 300 square feet of newly created space at Park Place on Francois Lake Drive. Park Place is located in the downtown area of the village and is easily accessible via Hwy 16 or Hwy 35. The new location meets all health, safety and fire standards as the agency has made it a priority to protect the health and safety of our participants, staff, and visitors. The complex has a large parking lot, handicapped parking and is ground level, easily accommodating those with mobility issues or requiring wheel accessibility.