The Existence Of Poverty Is Shameful - To Be Poor Is Not!

Rooted in God's radical love, expressed through compassion and action, the Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry advocates and educates with and for those seeking social and economic justice.  


REGINA Survival Guide for Emergency Shelter, Food, Free Clothing, etc. this guide tells you where to get help quickly. Please click onThe Survival Guide website.

For current rates, application forms, and more on the Saskatchewan Assistance Program, please visit the provincial Ministry of Social Services website.




A big part of RAPM's mission is educating the public about poverty issues and their solutions. To this end, we are providing related reports, print and video media that we consider especially insightful.  Many of them are researched and written by RAPM staffers!

Partnership Organizations

SaskForward is a broad coalition of civil society organizations and individuals whose belief is that any "transformational change" in Saskatchewan should not be carried out without adequate consultation of the people who will be affected.



Child and Family Poverty in Saskatchewan 2016 - Social Policy Research Centre, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina.  Paul Gringrich, Garson Hunter, Miguel Sanchez.  "160,000 persons in Saskatchewan were in poverty in 2014.  This was 14.8 per cent of the 1,086,000 persons living in the province - a poverty rate above the 14.4 per cent for Canada as a whole....".


Other groups

2011 Saskatcewan and Canada Poverty Report

Saskatchewan Food Banks Explore the Cost of Healthy Eating

Poverty Free Saskatchewan's recent report, Let's do something about poverty.

John Howard Society report Homeless and jailed: Jailed and homeless.

Food Banks Canada Hunger Count 2010, a comprehensive report on hunger and food bank use in Canada, and recommendations for change.

Federal Poverty Reduction Plan: working in partnership towards reducing poverty in Canada, by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.�

Poverty Reduction Policies and Programs: Saskatchewan, Social Development Report Series 2009, commissioned by the Canadian Council on Social Development

Ending Poverty in Canada: from political advocacy to social transformation, Global Economic Justice Report, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2005, KAIROS

In the news

"Ottawa needs plan to fight poverty", the Star, November 17, 2010