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Today, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with Matthew MacKay, Minister of Social Development and Housing for PEI celebrated the opening of two affordable housing projects on Prince...
Government invests $7 million into rate increases for social programs and social housing rental rates
Government is making the largest investment in the province’s history into social program benefits to positively impact Island households receiving assistance in several different ways. These changes will come into effect on December 1, 2022. Island households receiving provincial social assistance...
Six Island Seniors have been awarded the Senior Islander of the Year for 2022. The Senior Islanders of the Year Awards celebrate the work of Island seniors in areas like volunteering, artistic achievement, leadership, mentorship, fundraising, community participation and career achievement. "...
Seniors who received grocery vouchers dated October 6, 2022 through the Senior Grocery Voucher Program, may experience issues with their voucher due to a processing error. This only applies to vouchers printed on October 6, 2022. Any person who received an electronic grocery voucher by email will...
Island households facing financial hardship from Hurricane Fiona may be eligible to receive $250 in financial support for things like food, gas and other basic needs. “Everyone has been impacted in some way by Hurricane Fiona,” said Premier Dennis King. “From spoiled food, to property damage, to...
Islanders who have been impacted by Hurricane Fiona will receive financial support from the Province. “We have had devastating impacts from Hurricane Fiona, putting many Islanders in extremely challenging circumstances. Our main priority is to ensure Islanders are safe and have their immediate...
Islanders who receive regular monthly payments from provincial Social Assistance and AccessAbility Supports programs are being asked to visit their local Social Programs office to pick up their monthly cheques due to the impacts of Hurricane Fiona. Islanders who receive payments through online bank...
Hon. Matthew MacKay, Minister of Social Development and Housing issued the following statement after IRAC released their decision on rental increases for 2023: “Now is not the time to introduce record high rental increases in this province. Full stop. After learning about the decision by IRAC on...
In the event that Hurricane Fiona continues to track towards Prince Edward Island, temporary emergency shelter for people using temporary encampments will be provided at Jack Blanchard Hall, 7 Pond Street, Charlottetown from Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25. The temporary emergency...
Progress reports on Community Needs Assessment on Emergency Shelters and the Needs Analysis of Housing Supports in Prince County
The department of Social Development and Housing is pleased to release progress reports on the Community Needs Assessment on Emergency Shelters and the Needs Analysis of Housing Supports in Prince County . The Community Needs Assessment on Emergency Shelters was commissioned in 2019 inform planning...