The Disability Support Program has expanded and is now called AccessAbility Supports. New supports offer more and better assistance to Islanders living with disabilities.
Disabilities may include physical, intellectual, neurological, sensory and mental...
This is an online request for a family housing unit in Alberton, Charlottetown, Georgetown, Montague, Mount Stewart, O’Leary, Souris, Summerside or Tignish. If available, housing units are offered to families with low income, poor housing conditions or...
Child and Family Services
Child Protection Services
Children In Care
Child Care Subsidy
Home Repair / Home Renovation
Family Resource Centres offer programs and resources for children and families. These include parent education and support groups, parent resources, prenatal nutrition programs, drop-in play, toy-lending libraries, and outreach for smaller Island...
Are you living on a low or modest income or getting social assistance?
Are you aware that if you file your taxes each year you can get your share from government programs?
Families with children
Filing your income tax return is the key to receiving...
The Child Care Subsidy Program assists Islanders with the cost of child care and daycare services for children up to and including 12 year-olds.
Assistance is available for Islanders who are working, attending school or at home - depending...
Help may be available for families and seniors who need affordable homes.
Family Housing Program
Is your family having trouble affording your current cost of living? The Family Housing Program may be able to help you.
How are tenants selected?
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...
Many Prince Edward Island grandparents are the primary caregivers for their grandchildren. Although emotionally rewarding, parenting a grandchild can be challenging. Some grandparents may feel isolated, uncertain, or stressed. Many grandparents may also...
The Social Assistance Program helps you meet your basic needs when you cannot. The program provides help on a case-by-case basis to people who meet the requirements.
What will the Social Assistance Program help me pay for?
Social Assistance will assist...
The Prince Edward Island government is making significant changes to social assistance that will empower Islanders and help them improve their lives. Here are the improvements.
Earn more income and have more savings – without losing benefits