Reading. Writing. Math.

Is it hard to read? Do you have difficulty writing? Is Math impossible? Call for Help: Centre for Family Literacy – programs – Call 780.421.7323 PALS Adult Literacy Society – Call 780.424.5514 Edmonton Public Library – easy to read books and programs – Downtown Call 780-496-7000 The Learning Centre – reading, writing, math programs for adults Call 780-429-0675 Frontier College … Continue reading

REE*START

 REE*START is a John Howard Society youth program that offers: Resources – assistance getting I.D. and training for employment, referrals to services. Education Employment – resumes, employment coaching, job search, interview techniques,  Support – you set the goals, they will support you to achieve them through advocacy and referral. Teaching Advocacy Respect Transition REE*START is open to … 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

What should I do for work? Job and Career Interest Assessments

A good place to start is the ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) Website. You have to sign up using an email address to use their online self assessments, but it is worthwhile. ALIS offers: Know Yourself – do computer quizzes that will help you learn about what type of work you would like, what kind … Continue reading

Mental Health Services at Boyle McCauley Health Centre

Boyle McCauley Health Centre – Mental Health Services Services: The counselors provide assessment, consultation, and treatment of mental health problems, counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, and psychiatric assessments. Psychiatric treatment following an initial assessment, if necessary, is provided. Population Served Adults aged 18 to 65 who qualify to access the Boyle McCauley Health Centre’s medical clinic. … Continue reading

Free, Confidential Adult Addiction Counselling Appointments

Addiction Services – Adult Counselling Short-term adult outpatient (appointment/drop in) treatment services include individual, family and group counselling for those with alcohol, other drug or gambling concerns. All counselling services are strictly confidential and free. •Edmonton Adult Addiction Services 10010 102A Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0G5; 780-427-2736 •Leduc Neighbourhood Center Leduc Neighbourhood Centre 4901 … Continue reading

NOVA Youth

NOVA offers homeless young people a safe place as they develop the skills to make positive lifestyle choices and live independent and productive lives in the community. NOVA ProvideS: A home and supports: recreation, life coaches, career or upgrading information.  We create a non-judgmental atmosphere, where young people progress at the pace that suits them.  We … 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

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

Salvation Army Men’s ‘Anchorage Program’ for Addictions Treatment

The Salvation Army in Edmonton has a residential (LIVE IN) Addiction Program for Men over 18 years of age. CONTACT INFORMATION The Anchorage Residential Addictions Recovery Program 9611-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 0E5 Tel: (780) 429-4274 Ask for the Anchorage Intake Counselor Fax: (780) 421-7307 Email: anchorage@sarmy.edmontonarc.org