National Foster Family Week started October 16. The Department of Family Services wants to thank Nunavut’s foster families for their dedication year-round, and encourages other Nunavummiut to consider fostering a child today.
The Department of Family Services is now accepting funding proposals for community-based projects that provide ongoing services for men and boys, or the development of new initiatives to promote the health and healing of men and boys.
The Department of Family Services is pleased to announce improvements to the Income Assistance Program. The first phase of reforms to the Income Assistance Program will come into effect on July 1, 2017.
A new round of the “Getting Ready for Employment and Training”, or G.R.E.A.T. Program, will be offered in Chesterfield Inlet, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Igloolik and Gjoa Haven from September to December of this year.