Alberta Works Office Locations – Where to Go

Check out the UPDATED list of ALBERTA WORKS OFFICE Locations on the Government of Alberta Website, HERE.   (Below may be outdated: check the link above to be sure). Edmonton City Centre Alberta Works Centre Address:10242-105 Street Edmonton AB Phone:780-427-9674 TDD:780-422-0790 Fax:780-422-0161 Email:105-street.is@gov.ab.ca Hours of Operation:Monday to Friday: 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Services:Career and employment … Continue reading

Paying for Prescription Drugs When You Have No Money in Alberta

When you need to fill a prescription for a mental or physical health concern, and you do not have money to pay for it, there are a few options: If it is an EMERGENCY you may qualify for funding under Alberta Emergency Precription Drugs or services through Alberta Emergency Benefits. If it is not an emergency, … Continue reading

YMCA Opportunity Fund – Get Fit for a SMALLER Fee

  The YMCA Opportunity Fund allows those who are unable to afford the full cost of membership and/or programs to access the YMCA at a reduced cost. Elligibility is determined based on a person or family having a low income, and there are ways to apply in special circumstances where you cannot prove your income. … Continue reading

How Do I Apply for AISH?

Government increases AISH rate – April 1, 2012 Effective April 1, 2012, the maximum AISH living allowance will increase from $1,188 to $1,588. You can now earn up to $800 per month from employment while on AISH to supplement this amoung (for single clients) and up to $1,950 for families. The Assured Income for the … Continue reading