The Department of Planning and Programming assumes four essential roles: the organization, coordination, development and evaluation of services on the Nunavik territory. These roles take concrete form through:
- the assessment of needs, the inventory of resources and the definition of priorities with the support of the Clinical Project Ilusiliriniqmi Pigutjiutini Qimmiruniq;
- the conception and implementation of several provincial and federal programs;
- the coordination of services offered on the territory;
- the establishment of general access procedures to receive those services;
- the coordination of services offered by the community organizations and the family-type and intermediate resources;
- the follow-up and evaluation of programs;
- the support for program revision.
This department ensures the implementation and development of the following programs:
- program for children, youths and families;
- program for persons lacking autonomy;
- program dealing with the effects of family violence, alcoholism and drug and solvent abuse;
- program for mental-health services;
- community programs;
- medical affairs;
- physical health.