Social Development and Housing

About us

The Department of Social Development and Housing supports Islanders in need and helps them to become more self-reliant.

Services provided directly or in partnership with community organizations include: financial assistance, housing supports, child protection and disability support. The department supports the Seniors Secretariat which ensures seniors have a strong voice in government.

Some of the priorities in this mandate are to:

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive poverty reduction strategy
  • Review and update support programs
  • Ensure that housing supports are meeting current and future needs
  • Participate in the development of a long term mental health and addictions strategy
  • Work with other departments to ensure that Islanders with the greatest needs are being served

Learn more about our department

Social Development and Housing
Minister's Office
Tel:
902-368-4930
902-368-4740
Deputy Minister
Executive Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant - Ministers Office
Senior Communications Officer

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Housing
2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3777
Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777
Fax: 902-368-4740

DeptSDH@gov.pe.ca