Saskatchewan to Launch New Income Support Program

The Saskatchewan government will be rolling out a new income support program next month.

The Saskatchewan Income Support program is meant to be simpler, transparent, client friendly and eventually replace the Saskatchewan Assistance Program and the Transitional Employment Allowance.

Social Services Minister Paul Merriman says one of the new aspects in SIS is motivational interviewing to help clients set career and financial goals.

He adds all case workers will be trained in motivational interviewing.

The new program will be accepting applications starting July 15th, and both of the old programs will be phased out by 2021.

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