Community and Financial Resources
The government of Alberta provides services and resources for Abuse & Bullying; Disability Services, Family & Community, Financial Support, Foster & Kinship Care, Guardian & Trusteeship, Homelessness, and Working in Alberta.
The Government of Alberta provides a number of programs and services to support seniors in Alberta. This information is also helpful for caregivers and those who will be needing these services in the near future.
Canada Benefits is a unique service of Service Canada. Whether you need help getting back to work, temporary income support or skills training, Canada Benefits can help connect you with appropriate programs and services. You will find information to help you with your housing and health needs whether you are a Newcomer to Canada, a Person with a Disability, or an Aboriginal Person.
The Government of Alberta has created a new portal to help Albertans find and apply for family and social supports.
Currently, research and practices targeting medically at-risk drivers are being conducted/implemented throughout Alberta and the world. This research is, however, fragmented, which leaves many of the critical issues unresolved. MARD aims to enhance the safety and mobility for medically at-risk drivers and reduce the social, health, and economic impacts of medically at-risk and medically impaired drivers.
St. Albert Food Bank
The St. Albert Food Bank has been providing emergency nutritional support to the community since 1984. The St. Albert Food Bank and Community Village (SAFBCV) assists residents to reach or return to a state of independence, personal safety and improved quality of life and empowerment.
St. Albert Community Village
The Community Village Community Liaison Worker coordinates client access to appropriate community-based social agencies and provide assistance to individuals in social crises which could include, but not limited to, housing and food insecurities, abuse and unemployment.
The Family Services operation helps to foster healthy families and relationships. Throughout the year, we offer financial, family, grief, social, and spiritual counselling. Financial assistance is given to those who need food, shelter, transportation, and clothing. There are also subsidies available for our summer camp programs, offered through the Salvation Army Camp in Pine Lake, Alberta.
Alberta Works 24 Hour Emergency Income Support Contact Centre. Albertans can call the Income Support Contact Centre 24-hours-a-day throughout the year to get help in an emergency with basic needs like shelter, food, clothing, prescription coverage and transportation. Alberta Works Emergency Needs Allowance –
St. Albert Affordable Housing and Rental Assistance
Family Resource Center St. Albert
St Albert Family and Community Support Services
FCSS provide preventive social services to the residents of St. Albert through direct service to the community as well as a range of services offered through FCSS funded community organizations. Includes links to Seniors Programs & Services, Family Programs & Services, and Youth Programs and Services.
St. Albert Recreation Subsidy
Community Information and Volunteer Centre
Provides community information and volunteer services to all community members. The CIVC connects people with information and community services they need, such as income tax services or volunteering for activities.
St. Albert Public Library
Examples of programming for seniors include: Scrabble for 50+, Seniors Book Club, and Computer Technology and Training Classes.
St Albert Seniors Directory
The St. Albert 50+ Club
The St. Albert 50+ Club is a gathering place, a resource and referral centre, and a recreational and arts program facility for people aged fifty and over in St. Albert and surrounding areas. The club organizes and hosts numerous activities and events every week, including games, crafts, meals, and social gatherings. In addition, the club provides local transportation services, a Meals on Wheels program, and delivers a Senior Services Program.
AISH – Morinville
The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a disability. The disability must be permanent and substantially limit the person’s ability to earn a living. AISH clients may also be eligible to receive supplemental assistance (a child benefit and personal benefits) through the AISH program: http://humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/aish.html
Sturgeon County Community Supports
The Community Services department provides residents of Sturgeon County local access to recreation & social programs and individual & family support opportunities through information and education.
Sunflower Community Resource Program
Sunflower maintains a database of community services and supports. From this database, they can provide you with contact information for the programs, services and resources you are looking for.
Morinville Rendez-vous Centre - http://www.morinvilleseniorsclub.org/index.html
Calahoo Golden Agers Club - http://www.calahooalberta.com/golden-agers.html
Gibbons Senior Twilight Club - (780) 923-2030
Club 60 Roses (Legal) – 780-961-4101
Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton
SAGE is a not-for-profit seniors organization which provide a wide range of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for seniors and their families in the greater Edmonton area.
City of Edmonton