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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...
Island seniors who are 65 years or older may now be eligible for up to $6,000 per individual through the Seniors Hearing Aid Rebate Program. The Seniors Hearing Aid Rebate Program helps to meet basic hearing needs in a cost-effective way. In order to access funding, applicants must: Have an...
General Policies, 1.1 Delegated Authority 1.2 Eligibility 1.3 Cohabitation 1.5 Transient Persons 1.6 Emergency Assistance 1.7 Family Violence, Support Plan Policies, 2.2 Case Plans 2.3 Credit/Service Authorization, Employment Policies, 3.1 Employable Persons 3.2 Exemptions from Employment 3.3...
The last deliveries for the Children’s Summer Food Program will be on August 29 and August 31, 2023. Island families that have not yet registered for the program but would like to register for meals will need to do so by Wednesday, August 23 at 11:59 p.m. Anyone who is already registered for the...
General Policies, 1.1 Eligibility 1.2 Clinical Assessments 1.3 Support Needs Assessment 1.4 Collaborative Support Plan 1.5 Applicant Contribution, Service Mix - Support Plan Policies, 2.1 Personal Supports 2.2 Housing Supports 2.3 Community Supports 2.4 Caregiver Supports 2.5 Employment and...
Shelter policy for Social Assistance and AccessAbility Support
Shelter Rates - Rents and Mortgages policy for Social Assistance and AccessAbility Supports
Shelter - Shared Accommodations policy for Social Assistance and AccessAbility Support
Living with Parents & Relatives policy for Social Assistance.
Living with Parents or Relatives policy for AccessAbility Supports.