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09 May 2016
This May, food banks across Canada will come together to contribute to the Every Plate Full Food Drive.
01 April 2016
Effective April 1, 2016, the income that families receive from the National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) is now exempt from the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) Social Assistance program calculations.
01 March 2016
March is National Social Work Month, and this year’s theme is Social Work: Profession of Choice.
29 December 2015
The Department of Family Services is increasing the Senior Fuel Subsidy (SFS) to 3,500 litres in each community across the territory.
18 December 2015
In September, the Department of Family Services and Nunavut Arctic College launched "Getting Ready for Employment and Training", otherwise known as G.R.E.A.T., a 12-week job skills program designed to prepare income assistance clients for the job market.
04 December 2015
People living with a mobility-related disability, and non-profit organizations that support people living with a mobility-related disability, are invited to apply for a Nunavut Solutions Grant.
01 December 2015
December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Join the Nunavummi Disabilities Makinnasuaqtiit Society, Inclusion Café and Department of Family Services from noon to 1 p.m., in the lobby of the Igluvut Building (#922), for free coffee, tea a
23 November 2015
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06 November 2015
November is Family Violence Prevention Month. The Department of Family Services and Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council invite individuals and organizations to join us as we raise awareness on family violence.
19 October 2015
National Foster Family Week started October 18.