Social Programs - Social Assistance Program

Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Social Development and Housing - AKA: Formerly Department of Family and Human Services

Service Description

Provides financial assistance to eligible people to help pay for:
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Medications
  • Basic dental care
  • Glasses
  • Funeral costs


Contact for information about eligibility requirements * For those who are eligible, level of assistance will be calculated based on: Income * Number of children in household * Whether home is owned or rented
No fees
How to Access:
Call for information
Documents Required:
Not applicable
Program Phone Numbers:
English * French available on request
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

Service Locations & Contact Info