The Ministry of Social Services offers programs in domestic adoption, assisted adoption, intercountry adoption, and post-adoption.
The Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS) provides a framework for supporting individuals with cognitive disabilities who have significant behavioural and developmental challenges with a need that is not being met through existing services or supports.
Foster care is the care provided within a family situation, to a child who must live away from his or her own family.
Effective July 1, 2009 the Family Violence area of Social Services moved to the Ministry of Justice. You may find information at the following link: http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/IVAP
Information on programs and services for families and individuals who, for various reasons, cannot meet basic living costs.
The Saskatchewan Employment Supplement is a monthly payment that supplements the income earned by lower income parents from wages, self-employment and child/spousal maintenance payments.
The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement is a monthly benefit that assists families with children and persons with disabilities with their housing costs.