Fine Options Program: work off your fines instead of paying them or going to jail.

The Fine Option Program allows you to work off your fines by performing community work service when you cannot pay your fines and would normally have to serve time in jail for default. Not all fines are eligible to be worked off in the program. Contact your local probation office for more details. How much money do I make towards … 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

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

Free Food, Cheap Food, for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Edmonton’s Food Bank lists a variety of food related resources beyond their basic hamper services, including: A list of Free Thanksgiving Meals: A community meals map, HERE. It tells you some places you could go for free community meals in the City of Edmonton. WECAN Food Basket Society sells produce and meat in baskets at … Continue reading

FREE Admission to the Alberta Art Gallery

Servus Community Access Nights at the AGA FREE admission to the Art Gallery of Alberta on the last Thursday of every month from 6-9 pm.(Last updated Sept 2012)

Priceless [FREE] Fun

The City of Edmonton has a great guide to PRICELESS FUN – free and low cost recreation opportunities in the arts, sport, etc. for families or individuals. Check it out here!

Edmonton Community Legal Centre

Edmonton Community Legal Centre 10056 101A Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 0C8 E-mail: Phone: 780-702-1725 Fax: 780-702-1726  The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) provides free legal services to low-income individuals in the areas of civil and administrative law. We do not provide services in the areas of family or criminal law.  Some of the … Continue reading