Prince Edward Island

Social Assistance Program

Easy application

Tax filing not required

The Social Assistance Program helps you meet your basic needs when you cannot. The program provides help on a case-by-case basis to people who meet the requirements.

Social Assistance will help you pay for:

  • food
  • shelter
  • medications
  • basic dental
  • glasses
  • funeral costs

The amount of money you can get depends on how much money you make, how many children you have and if you own your own home or rent.

To find out if there are supports available to you or someone you know, please contact the Social Assistance Program. Call toll-free (no charge) in Prince Edward Island 1-877-569-0546.

Last updated: August 19, 2021