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Department of Health and Community Services, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Department of Health and Community Services, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
Confederation Building
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
(709) 729-2436 (Local)
healthinfo@gov.nl.ca
http://www.gov.nf.ca/health/

Brief Description

Together with the Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment, administers grants and contributions program to help fund services and integration efforts for persons who are blind and visually impaired and other persons with disabilities.

Staff

Alan Corbett, Manager, Adult Programs
Paul Davis, Minister
Crystal Hickey, Program Consultant for Intervention Services, crystalhickey@gov.nl.ca

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides policy direction, funding, and operational standards to the four Regional Health Authorities who deliver programs and services to individuals with disabilities and their families. Offers information on the programs and services funded by the Department of Health and Community Services and provide information on those that are available from other government departments or agencies.

Services for Children

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides policy direction, funding, and operational standards to the four Regional Health Authorities who deliver programs and services to individuals with disabilities and their families. Offers information on the programs and services funded by the Department of Health and Community Services and provide information on those that are available from other government departments or agencies.
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