Collective Kitchens in Edmonton

Cook inexpensive great tasting meals and meet friends at a Collective Kitchen! Collective Kitchens are groups of people who get together and cook meals together once or twice a month to have fun and save time and money while improving cooking skills. Everyone is welcome. There are kitchens that focus on cooking for families, single … Continue reading

Money for Rent

Alberta Municipal Affairs offers a Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement Program What is it?                                                                                                                                          A subsidy [MONEY for RENT] which is paid directly to an eligible tenant to assist with their rental costs; Delivered by local housing operators (management bodies) located in various areas throughout the province; Subsidy is based on the difference between … Continue reading

Youth Skills Youth Jobs – Action for Healthy Communities

Get ready to go back to school or get a job! Action for Healthy Communities offers Youth Skills, Youth Jobs: a 15 week program including: Job Development Workplace Safety Computer Literacy Financial Literacy, and Life Skills program The 15 week program is followed by a 6 week work experience placement. Eligibility: 15-30 years old Out of … Continue reading

Empower U – Matched Savings Program for Women!

EMPOWER U EMPOWER U combines financial literacy programs with a 1:2 matched savings component. You learn about money and save money. Every dollar saved by group participants generates two dollars in matched contributions. Savings are used for designated asset purchases related to improving the quality of life, education or job training to facilitate long term … Continue reading

Alberta E4C Financial Management Hub

The Financial Management Hub is offers support in all money matters. What is offered? Help with money matters: setting financial goals making and sticking to a spending plan/ budget getting a bank account Acting as your Financial Administrator (managing money, bills, bank account) Advocating on your behalf, as needed One to one and group training … Continue reading

BGS Enterprises – Financial Literacy Courses

BGS Enterprises offers two financial literacy (budgeting, money management) classes that are FREE to the public: Financial Literacy: Level I “The Basics” (1 days) – see workshop schedule Financial Literacy: Level II “Credit” (1 day) see workshop schedule Register ONLINE or call 780-425-6655

Edmonton Financial Literacy Society

The Edmonton Financial Literacy Society provides financial literacy education workshops, courses, and training. The Edmonton Financial Literacy Society Suite #1 10865 96 Street ED, AB T5H 2K2 Phone: 780.944.1558 Some Interesting Links: Aboriginal Financial Literacy Program Budget Forms and Cool Tools

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

MyHomeEd: Affordable Places to Live

homeEd provides affordable rental units including apartments and townhouses throughout Edmonton. Over 800 rental units are available including two- and three-bedroom townhouses and bachelor, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Accessible units for persons with disabilities or reduced mobility are also available on a limited basis. Ask about accessible, barrier-free units if you have special needs. Non-Profit … Continue reading

Capital Region Housing Corporation – Programs and Services

Click HERE to access information on Capital Region Housing Corporations’ programs and services, including: – Affordable Housing (helps people who need a lower rent, by offering rental suites that are below market rent.) –Community Housing Program (subsidized rental program. It provides housing to families and individuals who have a low or modest income.) –Direct Rent … Continue reading