Employment Training and Transition Supports

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Seniors, Community, and Social Services

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Description
Provides a benefit to access goods and services necessary to enhance employability.

Service provides a benefit to pay the costs of employment, training, and transition supports required to:

  • purchase goods and services for job search activities or for participation in a training program
  • accept or maintain employment
  • attend Seniors, Community and Social Services funded training

Expenses may include:

  • testing fees, exam fees, deposits, and registration
  • work or school clothing not covered by the core essential benefit (example: work boots)
  • tools (only as required for work experience or employment)
  • vehicle expenses (maintenance, registration, and insurance)
  • other goods or services that are essential for training or employment

Each adult is eligible for up to $542.00 per calendar year depending on circumstances.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, To access service, bring written documentation such as:
  • confirmation of required supports from the provider of the training program
  • confirmation of employment
  • bills, receipts, or written estimates for vehicle insurance or repairs

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a few days before funds are released depending on circumstances.


Toll Free
1-866-644-5135 (Information)
Telephone
780-743-7428
Fax
780-743-3056
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-supports
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Outside ramps
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 4, 2024
Address
9915 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 2K4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed statutory holidays.