How much does a single person get on Alberta Works?

How much does a single person get on Alberta Works?

The single person considered employable, the single person with a disability on social assistance, and the single person with a disability on AISH benefits all received $287, while the single parent with one child received $574 and the couple with two children received $876.

How much do you get on Alberta Works?

The basic amount for a single person on income support/barriers to full employment who lives in private housing is $866 per month. The program allocates additional amounts for medical transportation, childcare and special dietary needs.

Who is eligible for Alberta Works funding?

You must: live in Alberta. be at least 18 years old. be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, refugee or refugee claimant.

How do I contact my Alberta Works worker?

If you are currently receiving benefits or services and need assistance, call your caseworker or local office directly from Monday to Friday, between 8:15 am to 4:30 pm. All other enquiries, call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992, or in Edmonton 780-644-9992.

Does Alberta Works help with rent?

We are making rent assistance more accessible for Albertans. Today, nearly 20,000 eligible households are waiting for affordable housing – a number which has doubled in the last decade.

How much does Alberta Works pay per month?

It is $1,685 per month for the standard living allowance (basic benefits) for beneficiaries living in the community. Those living at a facility can receive up to $322 per month as personal allowance rate and up to $2,120 depending on the type of accommodation.

What is considered low income Alberta?

Qualifying Income Levels

Household Type Maximum Qualifying Income
Single Individual $16,580
Childless Couple $23,212
Single Parent – 1 Child $26,023
Single Parent – 2 Children $31,010

How long can you stay on income support?

If the person you care for is waiting for a decision on a claim for one of these benefits, you can claim income support for up to 26 weeks whilst they wait for the decision. If you receive carer’s allowance, the amount of income support you can receive will be reduced.

What is considered low income for seniors in Alberta?

In general, a single senior with an annual income of $29,285 or less, and senior couples with a combined annual income of $47,545 or less, may be eligible for a benefit. These income levels are guidelines only, and are for seniors whose income includes full Old Age Security pension.

Who are the poorest in Canada?

This document will focus on the groups of Canadians that are more likely to be living in poverty for long periods of time: single people aged 45–64, single parents, recent immigrants (those living in Canada for less than 10 years), people with disabilities and Indigenous people.

How to contact Alberta Works Centre in Edmonton?

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Where are employment and training services in Alberta?

The Employment and Training Services Directory lists programs and services that can help workers find and keep jobs, get training and adapt to a changing labour market. Services are available in Edmonton, Leduc, St. Albert, Sherwood Park and Spruce Grove. Services are available in Calgary, Airdrie, Okotoks, Canmore and Claresholm.

When is the Alberta Works Centre in Athabasca closed?

Office hours: Unless otherwise noted, Alberta Supports and Alberta Works Centre office hours are 8:15 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays. Athabasca Alberta Supports Centre Closed: 12 pm to 1 pm

How to apply for work support in Alberta?

To access service: call or walk – in / drop – in at your nearest Alberta Supports or Alberta Works Centre visit website to apply online or visit website for more information