Contact Information: 403-380-2272
Income Supports Emergency After Hours Line: 1-866-644-5135
Address: Main Floor – 200 5th Ave South
Helps to connect eligible individuals to various government programs and community services.
Alberta Works (see document in this section)
Child Care Subsidy
more available to eligible seniors, persons with disabilities, persons who are homeless and/or out of work, and those with low income.
320 4 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1Z8
Hours: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm (open Monday-Friday)
Toll Free: 1-877-644-9992
Services: Income Support can help you and your family with basic living costs and other necessities. Depending on your needs and situation you may be eligible to receive assistance through Alberta’s Income Support program.
*Contact your income support worker for all related Income Support questions. If you do not know how to reach your worker or don’t have a worker, contact local Alberta Works Centre: 403-380-2272.
Applicants may find it helpful to have this information before they start the income support application process:
Social Insurance Number
Income information (e.g., employment, insurance, student loans)
Assets and savings (e.g., scholarships, investments, vehicles, property)
Expenses (e.g. electricity, childcare, medical)
Applicants with a spouse/partner:
Social Insurance Number of your spouse/partner
Income information of your spouse/partner
Applicants with dependent children:
Birthdate of each child
Childcare information/personal health number
ALBERTA WORKS-EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Call Toll Free: 1-866-644-5135
Emergency Financial Assistance for unexpected emergencies is available through the Emergency Needs Allowance. Families facing unexpected emergencies can apply for emergency financial assistance.
You can get help when:
A situation is caused by circumstances beyond your control
It presents a severe health risk
You cannot access other resources until your next pay-cheque or Income Support benefit cheque
What does the emergency financial assistance cover?
Utilities (when your behind)-You must repay this money if you need help with utility support more than once. Families must provide notice that states utilities will be cut off and/or a utility bill
Eviction Payments- You must repay this money if you need help with evictions payments more than once. Families must provide eviction notice to AB works.
Costs that may be covered, but must be repaid include:
Essential home repair
Essential appliance repairs (Proof from a reliable source that the item is essential, like unsafe wiring notice from the fire department).
You are current Income Support client
You are an Albertan earning an income, but you do not have enough money to cover this one-time, short-term emergency that will last no longer than a month
SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL
Phone Number: 403-328-5493
Address: 355 Columbia Blvd West
Services: Provides emergency assistance to those in need in our community (this is on a case by case basis). St. Vincent De Paul will try to support individuals with their needs or will refer to another community resource that can support them. For further information, please contact directly.
*In the past, support has been provided for: utility payment, rent, emergency food