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To learn more about becoming a foster parent you can attend a one hour information session. Sessions are held in person by appointment at the Child Protection Services offices in Charlottetown, Summerside, O'Leary, Montague and Souris. To arrange to meet with a social worker about becoming a...
Every day, foster families across Prince Edward Island open their homes and their hearts to children who need safe and loving homes. Foster families play an important role in our communities by providing care on a short or long-term basis for children up to age 18. Perhaps you have been thinking...
How much funding is available?, The program will provide forgivable loans of up to $55,000 per unit to increase the number of affordable housing options in the province., Who is eligible to apply for funding?, The Affordable Housing Development Program is open to non-profit corporations, private...
By law, you must contact Child Protection Services if you think a child is being abused or neglected by a parent or guardian. If you think a child is unsafe, you must call Child Protection Services. , To make a report of child abuse, please call one of the toll free lines below., Time of Day, Toll...
The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat is a body created to provide policy and program advice to government and other organizations to improve the quality of life for seniors. The Seniors’ Secretariat also develops and supports public education efforts about issues of importance to seniors and gathers...
The Seniors Independence Initiative provides financial assistance for practical services making it easier for seniors to remain in their own homes and communities. Help is available for services such as light housing keeping, meal preparation, or snow removal and complements supports provided to...
1.1 Eligibility 1.2 Income and Parent Share 1.3 Rates 1.4 Reporting Changes
Poverty is a complex social issue and has significant impacts on the social determinants of health. According to the 2016 census, over 23,000 (one in six) Islanders were below the Low Income Measure in 2015, while the same was true for one in seven Canadians (4.8 million people)., Background, In...
The Disability Support Program has expanded and is now called, AccessAbility Supports., New supports offer more and better assistance to Islanders living with disabilities. Disabilities may include physical, intellectual, neurological, sensory and mental disabilities., New or Enhanced Supports, Our...
Are you living on a low or modest income or getting social assistance?, Are you aware that if you file your taxes each year you can get your share from government programs?, Families with children, Filing your income tax return is the key to receiving benefits that may give you up to $11,500 in...