Social and economic well being for all Nova Scotians.
The Department of Community Services is committed to a sustainable social service system that promotes the independence, self-reliance, and security of the people we serve. This will be achieved through excellence in service delivery, leadership and collaboration with our partners.
- Self-reliant people, strong families and inclusive communities
- Strong, responsive and sustainable social service system
- Integrated, quality service delivery system
- Strong provider relationships and collaboration
- Leadership and the continuous pursuit of excellence
- Skilled, flexible workforce
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