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Poverty Reduction

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Poverty Reduction Strategy is a government-wide approach to promoting self-reliance, opportunity, and access to key supports for persons vulnerable to poverty. The strategy currently includes more than 80 ongoing initiatives that were informed by the input of the public and developed by 14 government departments and agencies in order to meet the needs of groups most vulnerable to poverty.

Poverty Reduction Initiatives

Examples of initiatives under the strategy include:

For a detailed list of initiatives under the Poverty Reduction Strategy, click here Word (147 KB)

Guiding Principles

We are committed to the following principles as we work with our partners to achieve our key directions of reducing, alleviating and preventing poverty:

  • Taking a long-term approach
  • Focusing on prevention
  • Building on partnerships
  • Finding the right policy mix
  • Demonstrating accountability and measuring progress
  • Taking an integrated and coordinated approach
  • Addressing rural and urban differences
  • Considering gender issues
  • Considering aboriginal issues

Documents and News Releases

Partner Departments and Agencies

For further information or to provide feedback contact:

Poverty Reduction Strategy

Department of Advanced Education and Skills
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Toll-free: 1-866-883-6600

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