Hon. Lisa Dempster
Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development
Disability Policy Office
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Seniors and Aging
Poverty Reduction Strategy
The Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development is dedicated to providing a wide range of family-focused services with a
concentration on nurturing strong, healthy communities. This will be accomplished through the provision and development of programs,
policies, standards and services primarily related to the following Acts and strategies:
Children and Youth Care and Protection Act,
Adult Protection Act,
Adoption Act 2013,
Youth Criminal Justice Act,
Young Persons Offences Act,
Inclusion Strategy Action Plan,
Poverty Reduction Strategy.
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The responsibilities of the former Department of Child, Youth and Family Services and the former Department of Seniors, Wellness and
Social Development were combined into the new Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development. This
change was announced on August 17, 2016.
This website has been changed to reflect this change.