Social Development and Seniors

About us

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

Services provided directly or in partnership with community organizations include: financial assistance, 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 elimination strategy
  • Review and update support programs
  • Work with other departments to ensure that Islanders with the greatest needs are being served

Learn more about our department

Social Development and Seniors
Minister's Office
Deputy Minister
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Minister and Deputy Minister
Senior Communications Officer

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Seniors
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