Province expands disability supports for Islanders
Islanders living with disabilities will have more and better assistance from the Prince Edward Island government.
Expansions to the Disability Support Program – now called AccessAbility Supports – will include a coordinator to help clients navigate the system, job coaching and skills training, increased financial help for home and vehicle modifications, and a toll-free number as single point of contact.
“Our government wants to ensure Islanders living with disabilities can access the tools they need to reach their full potential and contribute to society as fully as possible,” Family and Human Services Minister Tina Mundy said. “These improvements mean supports will be more personalized and focus on empowering individuals and their families.” keep reading