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Need A Social Insurance Number?
The new easy-to-use application for Income Support and AISH programs
Community and Social Services is launching a new, user-friendly online application for the Income Support program today on June 8, 2022. The online application can be accessed at
The new easy-to-use application means Albertans can apply for benefits 24/7 from anywhere using a computer or mobile device. Other improvements include enabling applicants to submit required documents online and save their partially completed application so they can return to it later.
The enhancements to the Income Support system align with the new online application for the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program, which launched in May
Today, most people expect to be able to access the services and supports they need through computers and mobile devices; however, we recognize some people continue to require in-person services. In-person services remain available for those who need them and can be accessed by calling or visiting the local Alberta Supports office. Alberta Supports location and contact information can be found at
Alberta Support Services
Jobs and Growth Fund (Government of Canada) – Continuous intake – projects must be completed by March 31, 2024
Click here for more information: https://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/20185.asp
Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) for funding of up to $50,000 for accessibility/safety retrofit, renovation and/or construction projects. This program is described as follows:
“The EAF funds organizations, businesses and other eligible recipients to improve accessibility and/or safety for people with disabilities by supporting the capital costs of renovation, construction and/or retrofit activities and the provision of accessible technologies in workplaces and communities across Canada.” Full details at https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/enabling-accessibility-fund-small-projects.html
- Aboriginal Business Investment Fund (ABIF) - ABIF provides up to $750,000 capital grant funding for Indigenous community-owned companies to start or expand operations. Application information is available at www.indigenous.alberta.ca/ABIF.cfm. Applications will be accepted from May 15 – August 31. Please contact us at IR.EconomicDevelopment@gov.ab.ca if you have questions or would like a presentation.
Help In Tough Times from Alberta Health Services
Support is available from AHS Addiction and Mental Health.
CLICK HERE for more information
Below are some common links that people can use:
Government of Canada CRA login: Click Here
Peace River Outreach Site: Click Here
Applying for Benefits Online: Click Here
EI Regular Benefits Overview: Click Here
Alberta Income Support: Click Here