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Supporting Island families -, Jalene Cormier says getting more help with child care will make a big difference for her family. An increase in the province’s child-care subsidy program of $300,000 will benefit more than 1,600 Island children. Rates for before and after-school child care and private...
More Islanders are getting benefits they deserve thanks to provincial and federal government cooperation. Be Aware, and Get Your Share – a campaign of the Government of Prince Edward Island and Canada Revenue Agency – made Islanders aware of the many federal and provincial benefits they can receive...
Supporting Island Families -, Lori Johnston says you don’t need a perfect house with a white picket fence to foster a child. You only need to open your door – and your heart. “Foster parents don’t have to be typical,” says Johnston, who has fostered Island children in need for more than 16 years....
"Seniors provide one of the most significant influences in Prince Edward Island. They offer knowledge of the past that helps prepare us for the future, and teach our younger Islanders how to be productive members of caring communities. "As minister of Family and Human Services and the...
Supporting Island Families -, Hundreds of Island households are making home renovations with grants from the provincial government. The PEI Home Renovation Program will fund renovations for 250 Island households this year. Since the program began in 2013, over 580 households – or more than 900...
Nominations for the annual Senior Islanders of the Year awards are being accepted until July 15. The annual awards recognize the significant contributions of Island seniors in community life including: volunteerism, artistic achievement, fund raising, community participation, career achievements,...
Children in Care Policy 2.14 Social Worker Contact with Children
Organizations and communities that work to improve the lives of Island seniors can now apply for provincial government funding. Applications are now being accepted for 2017-18 PEI Seniors’ Secretariat grants worth up to $5,000 per project, with preference given to intergenerational projects, those...
Over the next year, more than $7 million will be invested in improvements to social housing and affordable housing for seniors, women and children across Prince Edward Island. The funding is part of the joint Canada – Prince Edward Island Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement. This investment...
Annual Report of the Prince Edward Island Housing Corporation for the year ending March 31, 2015