Distress Centre Calgary

Basic Needs Fund

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Description
NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE # OFFICE HAS BEEN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. CALL 211 IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: UTILITY ARREARS, RENTAL ARREARS, DAMAGE DEPOSIT, AND FIRST MONTH'S RENT. 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
  • additional requirements are explored upon initial phone call
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call for intake
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
Last Updated On
June 1, 2020
Address
999 8 Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 1J5
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