News Release - May 13, 1999
WEYBURN GROUP HOME SOCIETY RECEIVES ADDITIONAL FUNDING
Judy Bradley, Minister of Highways today announced on behalf of Social
Services Minister Harry Van Mulligen that Weyburn Group Home Society
has received $31,390 additional annual funding. This will enable the
agency to provide additional support to intellectually-disabled people
in the community and help achieve the goal of ensuring individuals are
able to participate as fully as possible in society.
"We are continuing to invest in quality services for individuals with
intellectual challenges," Bradley said. "Community-based
organizations are our partners in helping ensure people with
intellectual disabilities achieve a better quality of life in the
Weyburn Group Homes Society operates three group homes and provides
services to meet the needs of individuals living in their own homes.
In 1999/2000, Social Services is providing more than $39 million to
community-based organizations that operate programs and services for
intellectually-disabled individuals, an increase of 8.9 per cent over
last year. Community-based organizations deliver a wide range of
early childhood intervention, vocational, respite, residential and
other community-based services for people with intellectual
disabilities in Saskatchewan.
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