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.
- 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.
- Salvation Army 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 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.
- Family Resource Centre 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 Public Library Examples of programming for seniors include: Scrabble for 50+, Seniors Book Club, and Computer Technology and Training Classes.
- St. Albert Seniors Association When you walk in the doors of our building, Red Willow Place, you are greeted with a modern setting and a well-lit, open feel. Our Association has always been a friendly gathering place for people aged 50 and over, where community and friendship are found. We are a highly utilized information resource/referral Centre and we also host numerous classes, activities and events throughout the year. Other services provided include our Red Willow Cafe, Meals on Wheels, transportation programs, seniors services, and facility rentals. Since we opened our doors, a lot has changed for both our Association and the community around us. What hasn’t changed, though, is our dedication to the seniors of St. Albert and surrounding areas, and they continue to be the focus of our mission.
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
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