Contact Information
Office Phone 1-866-441-4340
Toll Free Phone 1-866-441-4340
After Hours Phone 1-800-442-9799
Fax 506-658-3034
Street Address Mercantile Centre
55 Union St, Ste 150
Saint John, NB E2L 5B7
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Accessibility Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Cross Reference Family and Community Services ; Financial Services ; Housing Services ; Saint John (Region 2) ; Social Services Division
Description of service(s) The provincial Department of Social Development(formerly Family and Community Services) provides a comprehensive approach to family services removing barriers to work and leading to greater self-sufficiency. The department brings together all family and children's programming, income support programs, housing programs, disability programs, youth policy, and long term care programs including nursing home services.  
It provides a comprehensive approach to:  
~Family services (including Day Care Assistance, National Child Benefit, Prenatal Benefit Program) 
~Youth services  
~Children's services  
~Seniors' services 
~Services for persons with disabilities  
Programs and Services include: 
~Health Services 
~Individual Supports 
~Community Supports 
~Family Foster Care 
~Social Assistance 
~Long Term Care 
~Nursing Homes 
For more information on specific programs and services, please call or refer to the website.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Charlotte County ; Kings County ; St John County
Languages English ; French
Location information
Located In Community SAINT JOHN, City of
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government
Subjects Abuse ; Adoption ; Autism ; Child abuse ; Child care ; Child protective services ; Children ; Disabilities ; Elder abuse ; Employment ; Families ; Family support ; Financial assistance ; Foster children ; Housing facilities ; Income supplements ; Long term care ; Long term care facilities ; Low income housing ; Provincial government ; Seniors ; Seniors housing ; Social assistance ; Vocational counselling ; Vocational training ; Welfare ; Youth
Broader Terms Abuse ; Adults ; Age groups ; Counselling ; Criminal offences ; Disorders ; Education ; Educational programs ; Financial programs ; Financial services ; Foster care ; Government ; Health ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Housing ; Housing facilities ; Instructional programs ; Patient care ; Protective services ; Social assistance