SOCIAL SERVICES MOBILE OUTREACH PILOT TO HELP VULNERABLE CLIENTS WITH HIGH NEEDS

The Ministry of Social Services is investing $656,000 to place up to 10 staff in community-based organizations to support clients with complex challenges where they are.  “This year’s budget includes an important investment to help our most vulnerable people and income assistance clients,” Social Services Minister Gene Makowsky said. “This pilot investment will reduce barriers […]

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MONTHLY INCOME ASSISTANCE BENEFITS INCREASE FOR SOCIAL SERVICES CLIENTS

Saskatchewan people with low incomes are beginning to receive higher monthly benefits this month, as a result of the $26.6 million increase to income assistance benefits announced in the 2023-24 Provincial Budget.   “This year’s Social Services budget includes significant investments in income assistance programs to help people, families and seniors meet their basic needs,” […]

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SASKATCHEWAN’S COMMITMENT TO SENIORS CONTINUES IN 2023-24

The Government of Saskatchewan continues its focus on improving the health and well-being of seniors.  Seniors Minister Everett Hindley will meet Wednesday with counterparts at the Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum in Toronto to discuss issues related to seniors and ways they can be supported.  “Our government is committed to meeting the needs […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 20, 2023

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) held its annual convention on April 16-19. Premier Scott Moe, Government of Saskatchewan Cabinet Ministers, along with several Government Members of the Legislative Assembly, attended the convention to discuss the 2023-24 Provincial Budget and connect with municipal leaders. Our government greatly values the partnership with SUMA and the province‚Äôs […]

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR PROVINCIAL YOUTH CO-DESIGN TEAM TO INTEGRATE SERVICES

Saskatchewan young people are being asked to help make a difference in the way supports and services are delivered to youth as part of a provincial team to co-design Integrated Youth Services (IYS). The John Howard Society of Saskatchewan (JHSS), in partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan, is seeking youth and young people between the […]

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NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK CELEBRATES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF SASKATCHEWAN VOLUNTEERS

The Government of Saskatchewan is joining Sask Sport, SaskCulture and the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association in thanking volunteers and marking their accomplishments. “National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize and celebrate the more than 330,000 volunteers across Saskatchewan and the valuable work they do for our province,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Laura […]

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ADDICTIONS TREATMENT FURTHER EXPANDED ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN

EHN Canada to Provide 36 Virtual Spaces for Saskatchewan Residents In keeping with the Government of Saskatchewan’s commitment to increase addictions treatment capacity across the province, Mental Health and Addictions Minister Everett Hindley announced today the addition of 36 virtual outpatient treatment spaces through EHN Canada that will begin coming online this spring.  “EHN Canada is […]

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SOCIAL SERVICES ENHANCING SERVICES AND PARTNERSHIPS SUPPORTING AT-RISK CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

The Government of Saskatchewan is increasing its investment in Child and Family Programs, providing over $54 million in prevention programs in 2023-24 to support families to safely care for their children at home, and over $49 million to support extended family caregivers. “The Ministry of Social Services relies on its partnerships with community-based organizations to […]

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REGINA GENERAL HOSPITAL PARKADE PROCEEDING TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Four (4) teams are moving forward to the second stage of procurement for the Regina General Hospital (RGH) Parkade project. The selected proponent will be responsible for designing, constructing, financing, maintaining and operating the new parkade under a Design-Build-Partial Lease (DBPL) agreement.  “Parking at the Regina General Hospital is a concern for the Government of Saskatchewan, […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 06, 2023

Saskatchewan is growing at a pace not seen in more than 100 years, recently reaching an all-time population record of 1.21 million. With this rapid growth, we now have over 189,000 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 schools in the province, the most we have seen in over 20 years. Growth that works for everyone […]

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