United Way of Alberta Northwest

United Way Emergency Fund


Description
Offers financial assistance to those individuals / families requiring support in exceptional cases not covered by other emergency funding within the United Way Alberta Northwest Region.

Service provides:

  • financial assistance to those individuals / families requiring support in exceptional cases not covered by other emergency funding within the United Way Alberta Northwest Region

Can include (but is not limited to) funding in the following categories:

  • food and basic needs
  • medication
  • shelter
  • transportation
  • work equipment
  • utilities

This program is intended to be a 1-time assistance for individuals and families. Consideration will be given on a case-by-case basis if circumstances beyond the control of the individual occur.

Affiliation: Partnered with the County of Grande Prairie Family and Community Support Services.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • residents of northwest Alberta

Everyone is assessed and qualification is evaluated based on (but not limited to) the following criteria:
  • proof of residency

  • income

  • needs asssessment

  • sustainability

  • other documents as required dependent on request

Individuals / families must exhaust all other financial options within the community before access to the fund is issued.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website to complete the application form
  • or contact the Community Programmer at the Wellington Resource Centre for more information
Each applicant completes a detailed intake and assessment.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting period. Contact for details.

Telephone
780-567-2843 (Community Programmer)
Web Site
https://forms.countygp.ab.ca/Public/FCSS/United-Way-Emergency-Funds-Application
Email
nwfund@countygp.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
February 4, 2021
Address
10407 97 Street
Clairmont, AB, T8X 5E8
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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