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Child Care Subsidy Program policies are currently under review and will be posted when the review is complete.
AccessAbility Supports Request for Reconsideration Policy
Margaret Howard’s first husband Robert died in a motorcycle accident in 1982 before any of her six children were married. Today, she has 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild who never knew their grandfather. As a member of the Rustico Bay Seniors Club, Howard is hoping to change that by...
The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat is a body created to provide policy and program advice to government and other organizations to improve the quality of life for seniors. The Seniors’ Secretariat also develops and supports public education efforts about issues of importance to seniors and gathers...
Released in November 2019, this community needs assessment will inform future planning for emergency shelters in Prince Edward Island.
Actions and progress report on the recommendations of the Community Needs Assessment for Emergency Shelters released November 2019.
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...