Applications and Forms

Applications and Forms

Birth Certificates

Information:

A birth certificate is your most valuable identity document. It’s a legal document issued by the Province.

You need a birth certificate to get other important identification documents, like a:

  • Driver’s license
  • Passport, or
  • Social Insurance Number

 

Referral Process

Ordering online is a faster, easier and more convenient way to order Vital Statistics certificates.

Link to order a birth certificate below.

http://www.ehealthsask.ca/residents/births/Pages/Order-a-Birth-Certificate.aspx

 

Birth Certificates

Information: A birth certificate is your most valuable identity document. It’s a legal document issued by the Province. You need a birth certificate to get other important identification documents, like a: Driver’s license Passport, or Social Insurance Number  

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Information:

The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

Referral Process

http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/cpp/apply.page
 

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Information: The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

Canada Revenue Agency- Authorizing or Cancelling a Representative

Information:

As an individual, trust or T5 filer, your account information is confidential. You need to complete this form if you want the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to deal with another person (such as your spouse or common-law partner, other family member, friend, or accountant) who would act as your representative for income tax matters.
When you authorize a representative, you are letting that person represent you for income tax matters at the level of authorization you specify, for the tax year or years you indicate. Income tax matters include issues related to information on your tax return.
 You can immediately cancel an existing authorization either at www.cra.gc.ca/myaccount or by calling us at 1-800-959-8281. You can also cancel an existing authorization by completing parts 1, 4, and 5 of this form. An authorization will stay in effect until you cancel it, it reaches the expiry date you choose, or we are notified of your death. Your representative can also immediately delete their own authorization online at www.cra.gc.ca/representatives, or make a request by telephone, in person, or in writing

Referral Process

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t1013/t1013-15e.pdf
 

Canada Revenue Agency- Authorizing or Cancelling a Representative

Information: As an individual, trust or T5 filer, your account information is confidential. You need to complete this form if you want the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to deal with another person (such as your spouse or common-law partner, other family member, friend, or accountant)

Child Care Subsidy

Information:

A child care subsidy is a monthly subsidy that helps Saskatchewan families meet the costs of licenced child care. Subsidies are provided directly to child care facilities to reduce the fees charged to eligible parents. Subsidies vary on a sliding scale with income – the lower the income, the higher the subsidy.

Additional Information

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Child-Care-Subsidies-factsheet.pdf

Application Form

http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/143-Child-Care-Subsidy-Application-7781.pdf

 

Child Care Subsidy

Information: A child care subsidy is a monthly subsidy that helps Saskatchewan families meet the costs of licenced child care. Subsidies are provided directly to child care facilities to reduce the fees charged to eligible parents. Subsidies vary on a sliding scale with income –

Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS)

Information:

The Cognitive Disabilities Strategy is meant to:

  • Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;
  •  Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities;
  •  Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skills of people who provide services to individuals with cognitive disabilities;
  •  Enhance Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevention and intervention initiatives throughout the province;

Programs:

  • Cognitive Disability Consultant
  • Flexible Benefit Funding

Referral Process

Complete application package found at

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Cognitive-Disability-Strategy-Application.pdf

Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS)

Information: The Cognitive Disabilities Strategy is meant to: Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;  Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities;  Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skills of people who provide services to individuals with

Disability Tax Credit

Information:

If you or your dependant have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and meet certain conditions, you or your dependant may be eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).

 

Referral Process

To determine eligibility you must complete:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t2201/README.html 

Disability Tax Credit

Information: If you or your dependant have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and meet certain conditions, you or your dependant may be eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).  

Health Care Directives

Information

A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan .

Additional Information

http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/Health-Care-Directives-final.pdf

Form

http://www.saskpalliativecare.org/pdfs/Health%20Care%20Directives.pdf

Health Care Directives

Information A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan . Additional

Jumpstart

Information:

The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfil their dreams.

Jumpstart is a national charity with a commitment to local communities. Organized sports connect kids to their communities. Canadian Tire Corporation recognized this and makes sure that money raised stays where it is donated. Canadian Tire Corporation is Jumpstart’s biggest supporter as it funds all the general administrative expenses of Jumpstart, which means 100% of customer donations go directly to help kids in need.

Money raised within each Chapter stays within the community and goes directly to help kids participate in sport, dance or other organized physical activities. Jumpstart funding helps families that need a financial hand with registration, equipment and/or transportation costs.

Jumpstart also helps community groups provide high-quality programs for local youth. From developing swimming programs to distributing activity kits filled with equipment, not only are the kids given the chance to participate, but local sport and school programs also benefit from Jumpstart’s help.

Sign them up. Suit them up. And get them in the game.

 

Jumpstart

Information: The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfil their dreams. Jumpstart is a national charity with a commitment to local communities. Organized sports connect kids to their communities. Canadian Tire Corporation recognized this and makes sure that

KidSport

Information:

KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process we provide grants so they can play a season of sport. Nationally, KidSport is comprised of a network of 11 provincial/territorial KidSport chapters and 178 community KidSport chapters. Since its creation in 1993, over 530,000 kids across the country have been given the chance to play sport through KidSport grants and sport introduction programming.

 

If you do not have a KidSport chapter in your community please apply to KidSport Saskatchewan.

Referral Process

Find application forms below:

Shaunavon: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/saskatchewan/shaunavon/apply-for-assistance/

Swift Current: http://www.sckidsport.ca/how_to_apply.html

All other Southwest communities: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/saskatchewan/apply-for-assistance/

KidSport

Information: KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process we provide grants so they can play a season of sport. Nationally, KidSport is comprised of a network

Old Age Pension Security

Information:

Old Age Pension is for persons aged 65 or older who wish to apply for their Old Age Security Pension. The Old Age Security pension is a benefit payable to most Canadians age 65 and over who meet the Canadian residence requirements.

Additional Information and Forms

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/cgi-bin/search/eforms/index.cgi?app=profile&form=isp3000

Old Age Pension Security

Information: Old Age Pension is for persons aged 65 or older who wish to apply for their Old Age Security Pension. The Old Age Security pension is a benefit payable to most Canadians age 65 and over who meet the Canadian residence requirements. Additional Information

Registering for Indian Status

Information:

An individual recognized by the federal government as being registered under the Indian Act is referred to as a Registered Indian (commonly referred to as a Status Indian). Status Indians are entitled to a wide range of programs and services offered by federal agencies and provincial governments. Over the years, there have been many rules for deciding who is eligible for registration as an Indian under the Indian Act.

Knowing which programs and policies apply to you may be difficult. Legislation varies across the ten provinces and three territories and so do the services available to Canadians in general and to Aboriginal people in particular. What you are eligible for depends largely on where you live.

Additional Information and Application Forms

https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100021842/1100100021843

Referral Process

Online.

In Person  AANDC Regional office or your First Nation office,

By Phone call 1-800-567-9604

By Mail1-800-567-9604 to request an application.

Registering for Indian Status

Information: An individual recognized by the federal government as being registered under the Indian Act is referred to as a Registered Indian (commonly referred to as a Status Indian). Status Indians are entitled to a wide range of programs and services offered by federal agencies

Safe Places- Youth Certified

Information:

Safe Places – Youth Certified is a community-wide initiative designed to support quality programming while reducing potential risks to children and youth.

If you’re reading this , chances are you’re considering becoming Youth Certified because you come into contact with or lead activities for young people. By becoming Youth Certified, you’re demonstrating to your community that you take your responsibility as a person in a position of trust with youth seriously. And more importantly, you’re demonstrating to the youth you work with and to their loved ones that you have the training and background that makes you worthy of their trust in you.

Your successful completion of education, training and background checks will allow you to become Youth Certified, a designation that validates the investment you and / or your organization have taken to protect the children and youth that you are responsible for.

It is our hope that all community persons and organizations that come into contact with youth will ensure that Youth Certification becomes standard practice.

Read on to learn how you can become Youth Certified…

Click here to view and print the entire Safe Places – Youth Certified Guide.

 

Safe Places- Youth Certified

Information: Safe Places – Youth Certified is a community-wide initiative designed to support quality programming while reducing potential risks to children and youth. If you’re reading this , chances are you’re considering becoming Youth Certified because you come into contact with or lead activities for young

Sask 211

Information:

Sask 211 is a free, confidential information and referral system for thousands of community and social services available across Saskatchewan. sk.211.ca offers up-to-date and complete listings of over 5,000 social, community, health, and government services across Saskatchewan.

Sask 211

Information: Sask 211 is a free, confidential information and referral system for thousands of community and social services available across Saskatchewan. sk.211.ca offers up-to-date and complete listings of over 5,000 social, community, health, and government services across Saskatchewan.

Sask Housing Corporation

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) provides a range of programs and services to help Saskatchewan people in greatest housing need.

SHC Life Lease Program: provides moderate-income senior individuals and couples with affordable housing in exchange for a deposit and a monthly occupancy fee.

Rental Housing for People with Low Incomes:  The Social Housing Program provides safe and adequate housing to families, seniors, and people with disabilities who have low incomes.

Rental Housing for Seniors in Small Communities:  provides rental housing to individuals and couples who are 60 years of age or older. This program is offered in small communities where there are no eligible applicants for Social Housing Program units in the community.

The Personal Care Home Benefit (PCHB) provides seniors with monthly financial assistance to help them with the cost of living in a licensed personal care home.

For information regarding Housing programs in Swift Current, call 1-306-778-4584.

For information regarding Housing programs in other communities in the Southwest, call 1-306-778-4586.

 

Sask Housing Corporation

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) provides a range of programs and services to help Saskatchewan people in greatest housing need. SHC Life Lease Program: provides moderate-income senior individuals and couples with affordable housing in exchange for a deposit and a monthly occupancy fee. Rental Housing for

Saskatchewan Employment Supplement

Information:

The Saskatchewan Employment Supplement (SES) provides assistance to families with lower-incomes who have children.It is a monthly payment that supplements income from a job, farming, self-employment, or from child or spousal support.

Additional Information

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/family-and-social-support/financial-help/income-support-for-working-families-or-parents

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Saskatchewan-Employment-and-Rental-Housing-Supplement.pdf

Saskatchewan Employment Supplement

Information: The Saskatchewan Employment Supplement (SES) provides assistance to families with lower-incomes who have children.It is a monthly payment that supplements income from a job, farming, self-employment, or from child or spousal support. Additional Information https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/family-and-social-support/financial-help/income-support-for-working-families-or-parents http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Saskatchewan-Employment-and-Rental-Housing-Supplement.pdf

Saskatchewan Health Services Card

Information:

A Saskatchewan Health Services card is a valuable personal identification card, which you should be prepared to present whenever you need health services and for no other reason. Always carry your Saskatchewan Health Services card and present it when receiving health services.

Referral Process

To apply for a card use link below:

http://www.ehealthsask.ca/residents/health-cards/Pages/Apply-for-a-Health-Card.aspx

To update health card information use the link below:

http://www.ehealthsask.ca/residents/health-cards/Pages/Update-or-Replace-a-Health-Card.aspx

Saskatchewan Health Services Card

Information: A Saskatchewan Health Services card is a valuable personal identification card, which you should be prepared to present whenever you need health services and for no other reason. Always carry your Saskatchewan Health Services card and present it when receiving health services.

Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement

Information:

The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement (SRHS) is a monthly payment that helps families with low-to-moderate income, and individuals with disabilities, access quality and affordable rental housing. The supplement is made up of two benefits:

  1. The Family Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for families with low-to-moderate income who have children under the age of 18 to help pay their household rental costs.
  2. The Disability Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for low-to-moderate income single individuals, families, and couples without children who have supports in their household to accommodate a physical or cognitive disability-related need

Additional Information:

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Saskatchewan-Employment-and-Rental-Housing-Supplement.pdf

 

Referral Process

 http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/30018-Saskatchewan-Disability-Rental-Housing-Supplement-Application-1902.pdf

Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement

Information: The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement (SRHS) is a monthly payment that helps families with low-to-moderate income, and individuals with disabilities, access quality and affordable rental housing. The supplement is made up of two benefits: The Family Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for families

Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)

Information:

A provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work. The legislation, The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013, describes the workplaces that are covered and the benefits provided.

Referral Process

http://www.wcbsask.com/workers/if-youre-injured/
 

Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)

Information: A provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work. The legislation, The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013, describes the workplaces that are covered and the benefits provided.

Social Insurance Number

Information:

The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a nine-digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to government programs and benefits.

Referral Process

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sin/apply/how.shtml

Social Insurance Number

Information: The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a nine-digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to government programs and benefits.

Southwest Mentorship Program

Information:

The Southwest Mentorship Program aims to provide access to mentors for services provided by a number of agencies within the southwest, and to close the gaps between support for services provision and actual services provided.

Program Information:

A variety of agencies have access to funding for mentorship, however the ability to secure mentors for the service delivery proves to be problematic.  The mentorship program strives to ensure that a list of available mentors is appropriately matched to the requests that are forwarded for services. The location, time, and date are dependent upon the needs of the individuals requiring services.

Referral Process

Referrals come to the mentorship program through all agencies involved.

Southwest Mentorship Program

Information: The Southwest Mentorship Program aims to provide access to mentors for services provided by a number of agencies within the southwest, and to close the gaps between support for services provision and actual services provided. Program Information: A variety of agencies have access to

Special Support Program (Drug Plan)

Information:

This is an income-tested program that helps residents with high drug costs in relation to their income. Eligible applicants will receive a deductible and/or a co-payment on their prescription drugs for each calendar year.

Referral Process

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/health/prescription-drug-plans-and-health-coverage/extended-benefits-and-drug-plan/special-support-program

Special Support Program (Drug Plan)

Information: This is an income-tested program that helps residents with high drug costs in relation to their income. Eligible applicants will receive a deductible and/or a co-payment on their prescription drugs for each calendar year.

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