These articles appeared in the "Noteworthy" section of the Department of Community Services home page. Other previous news important to this department can be found through our news release archives.
- Nova Scotia Home to Canadian Red Cross Volunteer Training Centre of Excellence
- The Bloomfield Proposal
- Province Renews Commitment to Help Homeless
- The Poverty Reduction Credit (PRC)
Individuals and couples that receive Community Services Income Assistance, have no children, and have annual adjusted income below $12,000 may be eligible.
- Improving Services for Vulnerable Youth
- Braemore Home Operational Review
- Report on Colchester Residential Services Society (PDF)
- Changes to Special Needs Funding for Income Assistance Clients
- Chester and Area Family Resource Centre Governance and Financial Sustainability Review
- Improvements to a range of programs began July 1
- New Funds to Support HRM's Homeless
- Cheque delivery returning to normal
- Autism Spectrum Disorder Action Plan
- Province Expanding Disability Support Program
- Terms of Reference announced for review of Braemore Home Corporation
- Action Taken to Improve Disability Support Program
- Changes to the Employment Support and Income Assistance Program
More help for low-income Nova Scotians.
- $32 Million Invested in Affordable Housing
- Amendments to Homes for Special Care Act Introduced
- Affordable Living Tax Credit and Poverty Reduction Credit
This link takes you to the Department of Finance site.
- Province Invests $5 Million in Child Care
- Report on Riverview Residential Centre Released
- Nova Scotia Early Childhood Development 2005–2008 Progress Report
- Gallery of Affordable Housing Projects
- Storm preparedness
- Province Issues Proposal Call for More Affordable Housing
- We're Looking for New Foster Parents
- Province Helps Families Save More For Relatives With Disabilities
- Report: Cheticamp Association for Community Living Providing Good Care
Performed by the Department of Community Services.
- Our Kids Are Worth It
- Canada-Nova Scotia Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities 2007/2008
- Nova Scotians Encouraged to Consider Adoption
- Minister's Advisory Committee Report on Children and Family Services Act and Adoption Information Act
- Radon Results For Public Buildings Available
- Our Kids Are Worth It: Strategy for Children and Youth
Strategy for Children and Youth.
- Weaving the Threads: A Lasting Social Fabric