Children, Seniors and Social Development


The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation
NLHC is a crown corporation whose mandate is to develop and administer housing assistance policy and programs for the benefit of low to moderate income households throughout the province. The Corporation is a Category One entity.

Ministerial Council on Aging and Seniors
The Ministerial Council for Aging and Seniors is responsible for the development of legislation, policies and programs affecting an aging population. Council provides a collaborative environment to address issues, explore options and stimulate initiatives across government departments and agencies relating to aging and seniors. The Ministerial Council oversees the implementation of the Provincial Healthy Aging Policy Framework. The CAS is a Category 3 entity.

Provincial Advisory Council for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
The Provincial Advisory Council for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities advises the Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities on current issues and ways to make things better. This Council is made up of 12 to 18 people who have disability related experiences and knowledge. They are women and men of different ages who come from small and large communities. The Council is a Category 3 entity.

Provincial Wellness Advisory Council
The Provincial Wellness Advisory Council provided the leadership for the development of the Provincial Wellness Plan. The Wellness Council will continue to provide advice and guidance on the wellness priorities to government through the Minister of Health and Community Services. The Council is a Category 3 entity.

Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Centre (NLSC)
Opened in St. John's in 2008-09, the NL Sports Centre serves as a venue for athlete training, and as host to provincial, national and international competitions for the more than 70,000 athletes, coaches and administrators that make up Sport Newfoundland and Labrador (SNL). The NL Sports Centre is a Category 3 entity.


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