Alberta Works - Income Support

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


Description
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

Includes:

  • 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.

Eligibility
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 or Alberta Works Centre
  • find Income Support prescreen and application online
  • or visit website for more information

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Application processing time varies by office.


Toll Free
1-877-644-9992 (Alberta Supports Contact Centre)
Telephone
780-644-5135 (24 Hour Emergency Income Support)
Toll Free
1-866-644-5135 (24 Hour Emergency Income Support)
Fax
780-422-9681
Web Site
http://communitysocialservices.alberta.ca
Email
css.iscc@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
September 30, 2019
Hours of Operation
Mon
07:30 AM to 08:00 PM
Tue
07:30 AM to 08:00 PM
Wed
07:30 AM to 08:00 PM
Thu
07:30 AM to 08:00 PM
Fri
07:30 AM to 08:00 PM