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23 November 2015
Do you have suggestions for improving social assistance?
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.
21 September 2015
The Department of Family Services is launching the "Getting Ready for Employment and Training", or G.R.E.A.T. program, which is a 12-week Nunavut Arctic College program designed to help prepare income assistance clients for employment opportunities.
10 September 2015
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08 April 2015
The Senior Citizen Supplementary Benefit (SCSB) is changing!
01 April 2015
Starting this fall, eligible students may now receive up to $6,855 per year for the Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS) program’s basic grant for tuition, fees and books.
15 December 2014
All income assistance clients can continue to go to the income assistance office, which is still located on the first floor of the Brown Building in Iqaluit.
08 December 2014
The new office is operational today, Monday, December 8, 2014.
28 November 2014
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction today finished its fall 2014 gathering, and participants reviewed the Five Year Poverty Reduction Action Plan.