About the Social Assistance Appeal Board

An applicant has the right to an appeal to an independent authority should they not be satisfied with the decisions made with respect to their application for assistance. The role of the Social Assistance Appeal Board is to provide an independent hearing for disputed decisions.

The Board functions to ensure social assistance legislation, regulations and policies are upheld.

Who serves on the appeal board?

Members of the board are appointed from among individuals who apply through Engage PEI.

Who is the minister responsible?

The minister responsible is the Minister of Social Development and Housing


Social Assistance Appeal Board

PO Box 2000
Jones Building, 11 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Published date: 
May 28, 2019
Social Development and Housing

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Housing
2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3777
Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777
Fax: 902-368-4740