Resources (Alberta)

We do our best to ensure our participants receive as much support as we can offer. The provincial resources below are listed according to specific sectors. If you have any questions regarding the use of these resources, please reach out to us.If you are looking for a comprehensive list of services on all aspects of life in Alberta, we encourage you to visit the website of the Government of Alberta.

Government of Alberta


Childcare


Apply for funding to assist with the cost of child care.

Find information and resources, and learn what to look for in a quality program when choosing child care in Alberta.


Employment


To help you succeed, alis offers information about career planning, post-secondary education and training educational funding, job searches, labour market trends, workplace issues.

The EPSS commitment is to provide quality employment/training services using a client-centered approach.

Calgary Career Hub is for unemployed and underemployed Alberta residents that are actively looking for a job.

Offering FREE career and employment services to youth between the ages of 15-24 in-person and remotely (online, phone, or video call) by appointment only.


Essential Services


Food Banks Alberta is the provincial association of food banks in Alberta that offers several programs and services in conjunction with other provincial organizations.

Alberta Food Banks' mission is to advance the vital role, capacity and voice of Alberta's food banks through advocacy, educational and networking opportunities and exceptional member services.

Alberta Farm to Food Bank was created to help Alberta food banks, soup kitchens, women shelters, churches and food charities find a better way to acquire healthy, locally grown meat and vegetables and to help support local Alberta farms.

Find information on Alberta's affordable housing programs and the responsibilities of landlords and tenants.


Finances


Financial assistance for unexpected emergencies is available through the Emergency Needs Allowance.

Helping you find and apply for family and social supports.

Support for individuals and families to pay for basic expenses like food, clothing and shelter.

Money Mentors help Albertans get out of debt, manage their money, and plan for retirement. They promote financial health throughout the province and invest in Alberta’s youth.


Indigenous Youth Services


Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society's mission has been to nurture and support the strengths and resilience of Indigenous families, children, and youth.

Miskanawah (mis-con-a-wah, meaning "Pathways" in Cree) is a multi-service organization, offering programs for children, youth, families, and communities.


Well-being


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to nearly 4.4 million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories.

The Mental Health Foundation was founded in 1998 and since its inception, the Foundation has been working to be a catalyst that affects positive change in the area of addiction and mental health.