O.C. 117/2021

A.R. 87/2021

April 21, 2021


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Family and Community Support Services Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.

For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Community and Social Services

Authority:                             Family and Community Support Services Act
                                                (section 7)


 

APPENDIX

Family and Community Support Services Act

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES
AMENDMENT REGULATION

1   The Family and Community Support Services Regulation (AR 218/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 2.1 is amended

                                 (a)    in subsection (2)(b) by striking out “offer” and substituting “subject to subsection (3), offer”;

                                 (b)    by adding the following after subsection (2):

(3)  Services provided under a program may offer direct assistance including money, food, clothing or shelter to sustain an individual or family during a public health emergency under the Public Health Act or any extenuating circumstances such as fire or flood as the Minister may determine.

3   Section 3 is amended

                                 (a)    by repealing clause (f) and substituting the following:

                                          (f)    monitoring and evaluation of the services provided under the program in the municipality,

                                 (b)    by repealing clause (g) and substituting the following:

                                          (g)    evaluating the service delivery effectiveness of the program,

                                 (c)    by repealing clause (h) and substituting the following:

                                          (h)    advertising and promoting the services to be provided under the program in the community,

                                 (d)    by repealing clause (j) and substituting the following:

                                           (j)    operating a board or committee for the delivery of the services under the program,

                                 (e)    by repealing clause (k) and substituting the following:

                                          (k)    providing training for staff and volunteers for the delivery of services under the program,

                                  (f)    by repealing clause (m) and substituting the following:

                                        (m)    employment of staff to deliver family and community support services under the program.

4   Section 6 is amended by striking out “$100 000” and substituting “$250 000”.

5   Section 6.1 is amended by striking out “$100 000” and substituting “$250 000”.

6   Section 12 is repealed.

7   Section 13 is amended by striking out “June 30, 2022” and substituting “June 30, 2032”.

8   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2021.