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Community Projects to Reduce Poverty

Community Services

September 14, 2018 10:18 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES/COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE--Community Projects to Reduce Poverty
Communities throughout Nova Scotia will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty.

Expanded Program Connects Youth to Resource Sector Jobs

Community Services

August 29, 2018 11:21 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Expanded Program Connects Youth to Resource Sector Jobs
Students looking to gain work experience and explore careers within their community, now have more opportunities through the new Career Rising program.

Les ministres des provinces et des territoires sont déterminés à offrir des services sociaux de qualité aux Canadiens

Community Services

July 31, 2018 5:49 PM

SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES--Les ministres des provinces et des territoires sont déterminés à offrir des services sociaux de qualité aux Canadiens
Les ministres des provinces et des territoires responsables des Services sociaux se sont réunis aujourd'hui 31 juillet à Halifax pour discuter des principaux enjeux en matière de politiques sociales, notamment : la sécurité du revenu pour les Canadiens et la réduction de la pauvreté; l'amélioration du bien-être des enfants et des jeunes autochtones; l'amélioration du soutien offert aux familles et aux enfants ayant un trouble du spectre de l'autisme.

Provincial and Territorial Ministers Committed to Quality Social Services for Canadians

Community Services

July 31, 2018 5:43 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Provincial and Territorial Ministers Committed to Quality Social Services for Canadians
Provincial and territorial ministers responsible for social services met today, July 31, in Halifax to discuss key social policy issues including: income security for Canadians and reducing poverty; improving outcomes for Indigenous children and youth; and improving supports for families and children with autism spectrum disorder.

Changes to Income Assistance Program Will Help Nova Scotians Living on Low Incomes

Community Services

July 19, 2018 10:17 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Changes to Income Assistance Program Will Help Nova Scotians Living on Low Incomes
Nova Scotians living on low incomes will soon be able to earn and keep more money thanks to a number of investments by government.

Plus de foyers communautaires pour les personnes handicapées en Nouvelle-Écosse

Community Services

June 27, 2018 10:30 AM

SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES--Plus de foyers communautaires pour les personnes handicapées en Nouvelle-Écosse
Le gouvernement remplira son engagement visant à établir huit nouveaux foyers communautaires pour les personnes handicapées en Nouvelle-Écosse au cours des deux prochaines années.

More Community-based Homes for Nova Scotians with Disabilities

Community Services

June 27, 2018 10:28 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--More Community-based Homes for Nova Scotians with Disabilities
Government is moving ahead on its commitment to develop eight community-based homes for Nova Scotians with disabilities over two years.

Applications Open For Poverty Reduction Grants

Community Services

June 11, 2018 12:06 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES/COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE--Applications Open For Poverty Reduction Grants
Community groups working to reduce poverty and help people find jobs can now apply for a Building Vibrant Communities grant.

More Day Programs for Nova Scotians with Disabilities

Community Services

May 16, 2018 12:53 PM

PREMIER’S OFFICE/COMMUNITY SERVICES--More Day Programs for Nova Scotians with Disabilities
Nova Scotians with disabilities will benefit from more day programming activities that build skills and provide more opportunities for recreation in their communities as part of government’s commitment to accessibility.

Le gouvernement investit dans des projets communautaires visant à réduire la pauvreté

Community Services

May 1, 2018 11:18 AM

COMMUNAUTÉS, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE/SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES--Le gouvernement investit dans des projets communautaires visant à réduire la pauvreté
Des projets visant à éliminer les obstacles au transport et à aider les jeunes à apprendre l'agriculture et à assurer la sécurité alimentaire communautaire sont seulement quelques-uns des 49 projets qui partagent le financement 600 000 $ versé au cours de la première année du programme de subventions Bâtir des collectivités dynamiques.

Government Invests in Community Projects to Reduce Poverty

Community Services

May 1, 2018 11:13 AM

COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE/COMMUNITY SERVICES--Government Invests in Community Projects to Reduce Poverty
Projects aimed at helping break down barriers to transportation and helping youth learn about farming and growing community food security are some of the 49 projects sharing $600,000 in the first year of the Building Vibrant Communities grants program.

Children and Adults with Disabilities to Receive Enhanced Support at Home

Community Services

February 21, 2018 11:06 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Children and Adults with Disabilities to Receive Enhanced Support at Home
Children and adults with disabilities and their families who qualify for more support at home will receive it without having to wait.

Looking Inside a Small Option Home During the Holidays

Community Services

January 8, 2018 12:45 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Looking Inside a Small Option Home During the Holidays
NOTE: The following is a feature story about small option homes for people with disabilities.
Trevor had a busy Christmas with a long visit from his dad, Barry, and opening his presents.

Sowing Opportunities for Growth: Pilot Agricultural Project

Community Services

December 27, 2017 9:34 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Sowing Opportunities for Growth: Pilot Agricultural Project
NOTE: The following is a feature story on a pilot program for the agriculture industry and young people.
For Robert Bedard of Scotian Gold in Coldbrook, Kings Co., it was a win-win opportunity he couldn’t pass up: the chance to train students to work in the agricultural field and have them as dedicated employees for five weeks, all with help from the province to pay their salaries.

Le gouvernement lance un nouveau programme de subventions pour aider à réduire la pauvreté

Community Services

December 13, 2017 1:40 PM

COMMUNAUTÉS, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE/SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES--Le gouvernement lance un nouveau programme de subventions pour aider à réduire la pauvreté
Les Néo-Écossais qui vivent dans la pauvreté profiteront d’un nouveau programme de subventions destinés aux organismes communautaires et les prestataires de l’aide au revenu dans la Municipalité régionale d’Halifax (MRH) recevront une carte d’autobus gratuite.

Government Introduces New Grant Program to Help Reduce Poverty in Nova Scotia

Community Services

December 13, 2017 1:37 PM

COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE/COMMUNITY SERVICES--Government Introduces New Grant Program to Help Reduce Poverty in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians living in poverty will benefit from a new grant program for community-based organizations, and people on income assistance in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) will receive a free bus pass.

Increased Support for Day Programs for Nova Scotians with Disabilities

Community Services

December 11, 2017 9:04 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Increased Support for Day Programs for Nova Scotians with Disabilities
Government is boosting support to adult day programs for Nova Scotians with disabilities.

New Funding for Recreation for Youth in Care

Community Services

October 20, 2017 10:19 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--New Funding for Recreation for Youth in Care
Starting in December, foster families will receive automatic payments to help cover recreational activities for children and youth in the care of the province.

Demandes acceptées pour les subventions d'innovation en matière de prévention de la violence sexuelle

Community Services

October 19, 2017 1:33 PM

SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES--Demandes acceptées pour les subventions d'innovation en matière de prévention de la violence sexuelle
Le gouvernement provincial invite encore une fois les Néo-Écossais qui ont des idées créatives sur la façon de prévenir la violence sexuelle à présenter une demande de subvention.

Call for Applications for Sexual Violence Prevention Innovation Grants

Community Services

October 19, 2017 1:29 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Call for Applications for Sexual Violence Prevention Innovation Grants
The province is again inviting Nova Scotians with creative ideas on how to prevent sexual violence to apply for grants.

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