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N.S. spends $3M to transition disabled residents from large centres into smaller homes

A woman smiles and waves while at work inside the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre in Dartmouth on Monday. The province made a funding announcement in support of the Disabilities Support Program on Monday.

A woman smiles and waves while at work inside the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre in Dartmouth on Monday. The province made a funding announcement in support of the Disabilities Support Program on Monday.

May 16, 2016 – The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia’s Disabilities Support Program is getting $3 million from the province to move residents out of larger adult residential centres and into smaller, community-based homes.

“Nova Scotians with disabilities have told us they want new opportunities to live as independently as possible,” said Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard in an event at the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre (DASC) on Monday. (more…)