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   (Below may be outdated: check the link above to be sure).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

Free Stuff on Your Birthday (from Mrs. January.com)

FREE STUFF ON YOUR BIRTHDAY!  SOURCE: http://www.mrsjanuary.com/great-stuff-canada/canada-birthday-freebies/   RESTAURANTS/FAST FOOD

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

Making Strides – Equine (*HORSE) and Canine (*DOG) Therapy

MAKING STRIDES Equine (Horse) and Canine (Dog) Therapy Program A one-on-one weekly session with a therapist and animals! Equine Therapy (HORSES!) A collaborative project between Equinox Therapeutic, Boyle Street Community Services, and the Bissell Centre. WELCA’s Galla raised $9,845 for equine-assisted psychotherapy services to Edmonton’s inner city community members. Canine Therapy (DOGS!) Three 1 hour … Continue reading

Women Building Futures – Trades training for women

Women Building Futures offers various trades training programs for women, including supports (*housing, financial, etc.) and referrals, including admission opportunities specifically focused for Aboriginal students. Check out their information for prospective (potential) students HERE.    

Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic

Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic – Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre Other services provided to those at risk of STIs and requiring STI testing may include: Free treatment for STIs HPV (genital warts) treatment Pregnancy testing and referral Cervical screening (Pap tests) for clients without regular healthcare providers Emergency contraceptive pill Needle exchange (Service NOT offered … Continue reading

YOUCAN Edmonton

YOUCAN offers youth programs in Edmonton, including: OUTREACH Relentless Youth Outreach Workers; connecting and building relationships with at-risk youth. EMPLOYABILITY Verto, a 15 week pre-employability skills program for youth (check out the brochure) LEADERSHIP Step Up and Step In, a youth engagement, leadership and empowerment program geared toward the prevention of youth violence and criminal activity. Includes media arts. MENTORING The YOUCAN … Continue reading

Lokken: Industrial, Apprenticeship, Retail and Hospitality Training

  Lokken helps people make meaningful changes in their lives with training that leads to new career and employment opportunities. They offer training programs including: Industrial; Apprenticeship; Retail; and Hospitality. $$$ FINANCIAL $$$ Assistance is available to those who qualify. Lokken also offers Employment Postings B100, Empire Building,10080 Jasper Ave,Edmonton, ABT5J 1V9 Phone Number: 780.424.3700Toll Free: … Continue reading

Homeless Connect: Free Services!

Homeless Connect Edmonton is an event that happens twice each year. The event provides free essential services to homeless and at-risk individuals on one day at the Shaw Conference Centre.   Services offered include: mental health assessments library services foot care haircuts immunizations pre-natal support dental care tax preparation laundry housing information employment and training services

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