Social Action Plan Progress Report released
The Social Action Plan Progress Report outlines collaborative efforts by government and community partners to reduce poverty.
The 2014 Progress Report on the Prince Edward Island Social Action Plan outlines activities of many government departments working together to strengthen supports to vulnerable Islanders.
Nomination call for Senior Islanders of the Year
To be eligible for the awards, nominees must be current residents of PEI, 65 years of age or older and willing to be nominated and participate in the award promotions.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Prince Edward Island Senior Islanders of the Year Award. The deadline for nominations is July 15, 2014.
2014 PEI Home Renovation Programs accepting applications
The PEI Home Renovation Programs include the PEI Home Renovation Program, PEI Home Renovation Program for Persons with Disabilities, and the PEI Emergency Home Repair Program.
Due to overwhelming response eligible low income Islanders, families, persons living with a disability or special need will be able to apply for assistance to the 2014 PEI Home Renovation Programs from June 16 to June 20.
Reach out and connect on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Elder abuse can take many forms including financial,physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is recognized on June 15, 2014 and Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty is encouraging Islanders to reach out and connect with seniors to prevent social isolation.
Working to end family violence
The Premierís Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention is a widely respected model for government and community collaboration on family violence prevention.
Executive Council has renewed a five-year mandate for the Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention.