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The Dr. Albert Rose Bursary is a one-time only award program. All members of rent-geared-to-income households in Ontario, including those living in social housing, non-profit, co-op, and private rent supplement units can receive a bursary award, as long as they meet the eligibility requirements. You will need to ask your social housing provider for a letter that confirms you are a member of a rent-geared-to-income household. Social housing providers know that they will be asked to prepare these letters. In order to be eligible for an award, you must: have never before received a Dr. ...
The Family Relief Program is under the umbrella of Lanark Community Programs, a part of Lanark Health and Community Services. We provide respite care to families who reside in Lanark County who care for a child or adult with a developmental or physical disability. We co-ordinate in-home/out-of-home and community integrated relief. We provide summer programs and recreational year-round programs for youths and adults.
Lanark County Mental Health is a community based mental health Agency serving Lanark County adults and transitional aged youth who experience moderate or severe mental illness.
Since March 1, 2002 Lanark County has been providing the administrative and financial support for social housing providers. There are approximately 840 social housing units in Lanark County and the Town of Smiths Falls. This number includes 484 public housing units, 248 non-profit housing units and 105 rent supplement units and other housing programs. Housing units vary in size from one-bedroom apartments to five-bedroom townhouses. Some units are accessible for the physically disabled. Social Housing units are located in Almonte, Carleton Place, Clayton, Perth, Pakenham and Smiths Falls. To...
Through its programs and services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services: helps adults with a developmental disability live, work and participate in a range of community activities, enforces support orders issued by the courts so that families get the money to which they are entitled, promotes accessibility and works to break down barriers that prevent people with disabilities from fully participating in the social and economic life of Ontario, and helps Ontarians recover from hardship and regain control of their lives.
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing's goal is an Ontario made up of safe and strong urban and rural communities with dynamic local economies, abundant greenspace and a quality of life that is second to none. The ministry works to strengthen Ontario communities by promoting a housing market that serves the full range of housing needs, protects tenants, and encourages private sector building. The ministry also provides opportunities for supportive programs for low-income tenants and housing for special-needs tenants, and supports the creation of affordable housing.
NICE is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and abroad. Our members represent a broad spectrum of disciplines and professions, including geriatric medicine, gerontological nursing, gerontological social work, gerontology, rehabilitation science, sociology, psychology, policy and law. Through our international arm, the International Collaboration for the Care of the Elderly, we have researcher and student partners in nine countries: Australia, China, England, Germany, India, Israel, Scotland,...
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