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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
Child and Family Services, Child Protection Services Children In Care Foster Care Post-Adoption Services, Social Programs, Policies relating to all Social Programs Child Care Subsidy AccessAbility Supports Social Assistance Seniors Independence Initiative , Housing Services, Home Repair / Home...
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...
1.1 Eligibility 1.2 Suite of Services 1.3 Funding Levels
6.01 Adoption Records 6.02 Disclosure of Non-Identifying Information 6.03 Disclosure of Identifying Information 6.04 Post-Adoption Register 6.05 Active Search 6.06 Disclosure Vetos 6.07 Contact Preferences
Organizations and community groups planning to organize activities, which align with priority areas of the Seniors' Secretariat, are invited to submit a proposal for funding. The Secretariat has several priority areas for action: Projects which reduce the social isolation of seniors Projects...
If you or someone you know is experiencing family violence, help is available., Support during COVID-19, We are living in a time where social isolation is necessary for the safety and health of Islanders. We recognize that there are a number of challenges that self-isolation can cause. The daily...