Federal & Provincial Information and Supports
New 2023 Affordability Action Plan
Families with household incomes under $180,000 can apply for $600 per child under 18.
Seniors who have household incomes under $180,000 and do not receive the Alberta Seniors Benefit can apply for $600 per person.
Anyone receiving monthly benefits through AISH, Income Support, Alberta Seniors Benefit or services through Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) will automatically get their personal $600 payment, but will need to apply for additional payments if they have kids under 18.
Click this link Alberta Affordability Plan to take you to the Alberta Government's information on this program, who's eligible and how to apply.
Ukraine Help Line
The Government of Alberta’s new Ukraine Help Line will provide a single, streamlined point of contact to help Ukrainian evacuees navigate the provincial supports and services available to them.
Help Line details
Phone number is 1-888-701-1101 - Alberta only
Help Line hours are Monday-Friday 8:15 AM-4:30 PM
Staff will be able to answer calls in English, Ukrainian or Russian
Details will be posted on the Government of Alberta’s Ukraine Support website.
Employment Income (EI)
Employment Insurance (EI) provides regular benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, or seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find a job.
Always apply for EI benefits as soon as you stop working. You can apply for benefits even if you haven't yet received your record of employment. If you delay filing your claim for benefits for more than 4 weeks after your last day of work, you may lose benefits.
Income Support- Alberta
Supports for individuals and families to pay for basic expenses like food, clothing and shelter.
Alberta Supports Contact Centre
Connect with the main Alberta Supports Contact Centre:
Hours: 7:30 am to 8 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Toll free: 1-877-644-9992
24-hour Emergency Income Support Contact Centre
Get emergency financial assistance to help with basic needs like shelter, food, clothing and transportation.
Toll free: 1-866-644-5135
How to Register for a CRA my account: https://youtu.be/xW_1xRux6bw
Alberta Works 403-740-4320
EI Information 1-800-206-7218
EI Sickness Benefit 1-833-381-2725
EI Reporting 1-800-531-7555
Employment Insurance Internet Reporting Service:https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/ei-internet-reporting.html
Accessing Provincial Supports
MyAlberta Digital ID
About MyAlberta Digital ID:
A secure way to verify who you are online
Your single, verified online identity. Safe, secure, and backed by the Government of Alberta.
What is MyAlberta Digital ID?
It’s a free account that lets you prove who you are online without paper documents or face-to-face visits. MyAlberta Digital ID gives you seamless access to a growing range of government sites and services, while protecting your information and privacy.
Here is the link to create an account: