New Mileage Rate!

As of April 1, 2017, the Provincial mileage rate has been adjusted to $0.4289 per kilometre. This rate is adjusted every year on April 1st by the Provincial Government. Please remember that the rate for Foster Parents no longer drops down after reaching 16,000 kms. The above rate will remain in effect until April 1, 2018.


The Voice Newsletter is looking for new participants!

The Newsletter Project (“The Voice”) is accepting new participants as we embark on our 17th year providing our unique programming for youth in care in the region.  The program is open to adolescent youth in care between the ages of 14 and 18.

The group meets for 30 weekly two-hour sessions, held Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Learning and Employability Centre on Quinpool Road in Halifax. Writing and communication skills are key elements in the program. Participants bond with one another, and the Newsletter Project team becomes a cohesive unit.