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Family and social supports

Financial assistance and services for seniors, children, people with disabilities, and individuals and families in crisis.


  • Adoption, child care, parenting, guardianship, foster and kinship care, and other family supports.
  • Help for individuals, families and children affected by or at risk of family violence, bullying, abuse, exploitation or homelessness.
  • Income support and assistance, including financial, housing and job loss supports for Albertans in need.
  • Information for caregivers that are supporting family members who are no longer able to care for themselves.
  • Financial support and assistance, health benefits, service dogs, daily living and housing supports.
  • Financial assistance and other supports for seniors, caregivers and service providers.
  • Benefit rates for people receiving AISH, income support or seniors benefits increased as of January 1, 2019.