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Alberta Child Benefit

Lower-income families with children may be eligible to get financial aid to help provide a better quality of life for their children.

Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit

The enhanced AFETC provides more financial benefits to working families in Alberta while encouraging self-reliance and stability.

Alberta Works

Helps unemployed people find and keep jobs, employers meet their need for skilled workers and Albertans with low incomes cover their basic costs of living.

Canada Child Benefit

Support to families with low income and children. (Government of Canada program)

Disability services and support

Find supports and services to help people with disabilities.

Financial support for workforce training

Assistance for low-income Albertans in providing full-time or part-time training for job placement, job retention or job improvement.

Health insurance, benefits and funding

See "Health insurance, benefits and funding" under "Health and wellness".

Housing and rent assistance

Assistance for low-income Albertans to find a safe, affordable place to live.

Income support

Financial assistance to Albertans who do not have the resources to meet their basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter.

Income Support service standards

Albertans will receive timely assistance when they visit an Alberta Supports or Alberta Works Centre to inquire about Income Support.

Payday loan laws in Alberta

Alberta has the lowest payday loans rates in Canada, and rules are in place to protect consumers who use these lenders.

Seniors financial assistance programs

Financial assistance programs offered by Alberta government.