Social programs

Learn about the key social programs Indigenous Services Canada funds in First Nation communities, as well as other supports for Inuit families.

Services and information

First Nations Child and Family Services

Funds prevention and protection services to support the safety and well-being of First Nation children and families on reserve.

Family Violence Prevention Program

Supports 46 shelters, as well as funding for community-driven proposals for family violence prevention projects.

On-reserve Income Assistance Program

Supports greater labour market participation in First Nation communities.

Assisted Living Program

Provides funds to identified service providers to help provide non-medical, social support services to people living on-reserve with chronic illness or disability.

Urban Programming for Indigenous Peoples

Learn about funding available for organizations and projects that support urban Indigenous peoples.

Jordan's Principle

Learn about Jordan's Principle, its recent changes and how it protects First Nations children.

Supporting Inuit children

The Child First Initiative ensures Inuit children have access to the essential products, services and supports they need.

Community Well-Being and Jurisdiction Initiatives Program

Funding to provide prevention and well-being services for First Nations children and families on reserves and in Yukon.

Funding for capital assets: Jordan's Principle and First Nations child and family services

Funding the purchase or construction of capital assets which support the delivery of child and family services and services under Jordan's Principle.

Long-term reform of First Nations Child and Family Services and long-term approach for Jordan's Principle

Agreements-in-principle on child and family services reform and compensation for discriminatory underfunding.

Pathways to Safe Indigenous Communities Initiative

Funding for Indigenous-designed projects that improve community safety and well-being.

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