Department Overview

Focused on the health of both our people and our heritage, numerous programs have been developed by this department’s divisions to promote and preserve that which makes us unique.

Family Services

Family Services The Family Services division of the Department of Health and Social Development aims to provide the necessary supports for creating strong family units.

Mental Wellness and Healing

We are only as strong as the people within our communities, and that is why the department of Health & Social Development has a number of public health programs across our region

Youth Programming

We understand that our youth are an important part of all of our communities, and that is why they plan an integral part in the programs and services provided by this department.

Social Development

The Social Development division within the Department of Health and Social Development oversees an array of services aims at supporting the unique needs of all Nunatsiavut Inuit.

Health Services

Nunatsiavut's Department of Health and Social Development offers a variety of programs and services, all managed under the Health Services Division.

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)

For Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Information, Questions and Concerns.

Community Programs

The Community Programs Division is responsible for a variety of programs and services aimed at increasing awareness and supporting healthy lifestyle choices.

DHSD - Regional Health Plan

The Department of Health & Social Development’s Regional Health Plan for 2019- 2024 is the culmination of: community consultations, environmental scans, input from all staff within the department and an examination of many relevant reports, both internal and external.

Tenders & RFPs

View and download current tenders below, as well as search current opportunities by keyword.


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