Income Support

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

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Provides financial assistance to persons who are unable to meet their basic needs.

Service offers:

  • financial assistance to eligible individuals and families who are unable to meet their basic needs such as food, clothing, shelter, and personal items essential to their health and well-being


  • information and financial support to find a job
  • health benefits for eligible individuals and their dependants
  • help to obtain child support payments

Works in co-ordination with Employment and Training Programs and Services, Health Benefits, and Child Support Services to ensure individuals have the tools, resources, and support they need for independence.

Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals and families who do not have the financial resources to meet their basic needs
Contact for additional eligibility criteria.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call or drop in at your nearest Alberta Supports office
  • find Income Support pre-screen and application online
  • or visit website for more information

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Application processing time varies by office.

Toll Free
1-866-644-5135 (24-Hour Emergency Income Support)
780-538-6241 (Grande Prairie Alberta Supports Centre)
780-538-5394 (Grande Prairie Alberta Supports Centre)
Web Site
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 10, 2024
Provincial Building; 10001 Hoppe Avenue
Grande Cache, AB, T0E 0Y0
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Hours of Operation

Only open once a month by appointment. Call the Grande Prairie Alberta Supports Centre to set up an appointment.