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Supporting Island families -, Social Assistance and Child and Family Services clients who receive regular monthly payments from the Department of Family and Human services will be issued program payments on Wednesday, November 28 by cheque and Electronic Funds Transfer. Although Canada Post...
Supporting Island families, Islanders are invited to help implement the Poverty Reduction Action Plan by providing advice to government and support to community networks on initiatives that will help those who need it most. The Poverty Reduction Council will monitor the delivery of 67 concrete...
Supporting Island families, November 22 is National Housing Day and Islanders are encouraged to work with provincial and municipal governments to help improve access to safe, affordable housing across the province. Meeting housing challenges is a need Islanders share with the rest of Canada and...
2013-2014 Annual Report for the Department of Community Services and Seniors.
2014-2015 Annual Report for the Department of Community Services and Seniors
Supporting Island families, Government is investing more than $216,000 in additional funding for the Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) to increase access to free specialized therapeutic services for those Islanders needing this support. “Timely trauma counseling...
A number of Canadian jurisdictions have amended legislation to achieve an increasingly more open approach to adoption records. In response to requests for improved access to identifying information in adoption records, the government of Prince Edward Island announced it would facilitate a public...
Government committed to creating a collaborative Poverty Reduction Action Plan to address poverty on Prince Edward Island., Poverty Reduction Advisory Council, The Poverty Reduction Advisory Council , made up of 12 community members, guided the process. We used a whole-of-community collaborative...
Belonging and Thriving: A Poverty Reduction Action Plan for Prince Edward Island (2019-2024)
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...