The Ministry of Social Services offers programs in domestic adoption, assisted adoption, intercountry adoption, and post-adoption.
The Ministry of Social Services is given the authority by The Child and Family Services Act, to provide child protection services to children abused physically, sexually, emotionally and neglect.
Community-based organizations (CBOs) are an integral part of Government's human service delivery system. Government relies, contracts and partners with approximately 200 CBOs, 270 housing authorities and 250 additional not-for-profit housing organizations to provide a broad range of services to Saskatchewan citizens to support individuals with intellectual disabilities, children, their families and people with low incomes.
The main objective of Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) is to ensure physical, emotional and social needs are met and that people with intellectual disabilities live and function as independently as possible within their own communities.
Foster care provides children a warm and safe environment where they get the care, supervision, support and guidance they need during the time they must live away from home.
Provides funding for a number of ongoing and new housing programs and services for low-to-moderate income households.
Financial assistance to help low-income families move out of poverty are available through income assistance programs.
The Ministry of Social Services provides services to 16 or 17 year old youth when they appear to be in need of care and supervision when there is no parent who is willing or able to take responsibility for the young person, or the young person cannot return to live with his or her family for reasons of safety.
Various programs are identified here which provide assistance to seniors to meet their basic needs.
Various programs and services are identified here which provide assistance to people with disabilities.
Address gender equality gaps in the province by leading work with government ministries, crown corporations, agencies and others to identify changes that will modify and shape programs and services to respond to the emerging priorities for women and their families.