Community and Financial Resources

Government Links

Alberta Human Services

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.
http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/programs-and-services.html

Alberta Seniors

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.
http://www.seniors.alberta.ca/

Canada Benefits

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.
http://www.canadabenefits.gc.ca
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca

Family and Social Supports

The Government of Alberta has created a new portal to help Albertans find and apply for family and social supports.

https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-supports.aspx

 

St. Albert

Basic Needs - Food, Clothing and Housing

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.
http://stalbertfb.com/

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.
http://stalbertcv.com/

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.
http://www.stalbertsalvationarmy.ca/

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 –
http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/RRM-PUB_fs_emergency_needs_allowance.pdf

St. Albert Affordable Housing and Rental Assistance
http://stalbert.ca/living-here/home-and-property/affordable-housing/

Families

Family Resource Center St. Albert
http://www.stalbertfrc.ca/

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.
http://stalbert.ca/living-here/family-and-community-support-services

Recreation
Seniors

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.
http://www.stalbertcivc.com

St. Albert Public Library
Examples of programming for seniors include: Scrabble for 50+, Seniors Book Club, and Computer Technology and Training Classes.
http://www.sapl.ca

St Albert Seniors Directory
http://stalbert.ca/uploads/PDF-infosheets/St._Albert_Seniors_Directory_2014.pdf

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.
https://stalbert50plusclub.com

Sturgeon County

Services for People with Disabilities

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

Families & Seniors

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.
http://www.sturgeoncounty.ca/Services/CommunityServices/CommunitySupport

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.
http://www.sunflowerinfoline.ca/

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

Edmonton

Seniors

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.
http://www.mysage.ca

City of Edmonton

https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/for-seniors.aspx