Distress Centre Calgary

Basic Needs Fund

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Description
NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE # BNF SERVICES REMAIN REMOTE, BY PHONE OR E-MAIL. STAFF ARE ON A ROTATING HYBRID MODEL, BUT PUBLIC SERVICES ARE REMOTE ONLY. MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES ARE STILL REQUIRED. CAPACITY LIMITS ARE STILL IN PLACE. NO WALK-INS. ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE CURRENTLY BY PHONE OR E-MAIL. Provides one-time financial assistance to low income families and individuals.

Service provides assistance for rent, damage deposit, or utility assistance.

Key Provider: professional information and referral specialists and basic needs administrator
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • low income individuals and families experiencing a temporary financial crisis
  • residents of Airdrie, Calgary, Chestermere, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, and Strathmore
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call 211 to register for intake
  • visit website for details
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
211
Languages
Interpretation available upon request
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Front door is wheelchair accessible.Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 1, 2020
Address
999 8 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 1J5
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