Government of Alberta

Ministry of Community and Social Services - Alberta Works - Employment Training and Transition Supports


Description
COVID-19 UPDATE: Alberta Supports Centres / Alberta Works Centres are temporarily suspending in-person services. Access supports and services online at alberta.ca/alberta-supports.aspx or call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992 and 780-644-9992 in Edmonton. 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 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 $500.00 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.

Telephone
780-361-5878
Fax
780-361-1370
Web Site
http://communitysocialservices.alberta.ca
Email
hs.ds-central@gov.ab.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 1, 2020
Address
5201 51 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, AB, T9A 0V5
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM