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Actions and progress report on the recommendations of the Community Needs Assessment for Emergency Shelters released November 2019.
Released in November 2019, this community needs assessment will inform future planning for emergency shelters in Prince Edward Island.
Strong community partnerships will help enhance options for Islanders experiencing homelessness. Immediate actions include: adding transitional beds at Harvest House to support men; a continued partnership with Blooming House to support women; access to day time warming shelters and support...
The Department of Social Development and Housing contracted an independent consultant, Michelle MacDonald, AOR Solutions to undertake a community needs assessment to inform future planning regarding emergency shelter on Prince Edward Island. The objectives of the assessment were: To understand the...
More Island seniors will be able to live independently and continue to contribute to their local community with the expansion of a new affordable housing project in Charlottetown. A new 20-unit affordable housing development for seniors on Pioneer Avenue was announced last spring. The Province is...
Islanders with intellectual disabilities and their families will have more support with an increase in the number of residential beds available at community organizations across the province. Community Connections Inc., Queens County Residential Services and Inclusions East have all received...
Honourable Ernie Hudson Department of Social Development and Housing PO Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 Dear Minister Hudson: I am pleased that you have agreed to serve Islanders as Minister of Social Development and Housing. Our new Progressive Conservative government will work to deliver real...
Recommendations to improve the provincial foster care program will benefit foster parents and the health and well-being of Island children in care. There are currently 80 foster families across the Island and approximately 200 children in care of the Province. A recent review of the foster care...