United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

Empower U

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Description
Provides a financial empowerment initiative that promotes financial education, asset building, and financial coaching.

Service offers:

  • financial literacy education
  • matched savings
  • one-on-one financial coaching

Includes:

  • financial literacy education - increases financial knowledge of financially vulnerable individuals
  • matched savings - helps create saving habits where participants monies saved are matched at a 1:1 ratio
  • financial coaching - supports participants with limited financial knowledge to create their own financial goals, create a realistic financial action plan, and continue their journey towards financial stability
Affiliation: Partnered with 4Pillars Consulting Group, ATB Financial, Business by Numbers, Canadian Home Program, Candora Society of Edmonton, Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation, City of Edmonton - Family and Community Support Services, Community Adult Learning and Literacy Society, E4C, Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women, Islamic Family Social Services Association, Lives in Transition, Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, and Wings of Providence.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals with low income who are experiencing poverty
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact a service delivery agency 
For a list of agencies, visit website.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-990-1000
Fax
780-990-1919
Web Site
https://www.myunitedway.ca/empoweru
Email
united@myunitedway.ca
Languages
English - Arabic, Somali, Urdu, and other languages may be available depending on the organization. 
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
February 4, 2020
Address
15132 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, AB, T5P 3Y3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM