Hurricane Fiona Direct Government Social Supports

Programs for seniors

$150 for each household registered with the Seniors Independence Initiative. Any household in receipt Seniors Independence Initiative benefits will be contacted by Social Programs staff to arrange the best delivery method.

Support for social housing households

$150 for each social housing household (including mobile rental voucher and rental supplement recipients)

Support for social programs recipients  

$150 for each social program recipient and dependent (Social Assistance and Assured Income)

Supports for households

Any Island household who has been significantly impacted financially by Hurricane Fiona is encouraged to apply to the Canadian Red Cross for $250 (non-taxable) in financial support. Households are asked to register with the Canadian Red Cross by calling 1-800-863-6582 daily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., or by registering online at:  Hurricane Fiona 2022 - Canadian Red Cross.

After registering, the Red Cross will contact you directly.

Additional government support programs direct to Islanders will be posted on this page as they are announced.


Published date: 
October 11, 2022
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