Financial Supports

We recognize that many residents may be facing uncertain economic times and new financial challenges.

Below are links to several assistance programs. If you are unsure which programs you qualify for or they do not apply to your situation, please contact call us at 403-851-2250. A Resource Worker can explore options with you and support you in finding solutions.

Town payments

Are you a local business owner? Find out more about supports for businesses

More information on other temporary financial measures will be posted here when available.

From the Government of Canada:

Use the new tool to find financial help during COVID-19.
Visit Financial supports for Canadians (Canada.ca) for complete info.
This page includes information about support for:
• Individuals and families
• People facing unemployment/unable to work
• People who are sick/quarantined/in isolation
• Seniors
• Students and recent graduates
• Vulnerable populations
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (Age 15+)
Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

From the Province of Alberta:

Visit Financial supports for Albertans (Alberta.ca) for complete info.
This page includes information about:
• Education property tax freeze
• Student loan repayment deferral
• Utility payment deferrals
Along with information from select banks and credit unions and links to federal support programs.

Information for employers and employees in Alberta:

Visit Support for employers and employees (Alberta.ca) for complete info.
This page includes information about support for:
• Corporate income tax changes
• Employment insurance benefits
• Job-protected leave
• Vacation pay, leave or banked time
• WCB premium relief for employers

Financial Support Translated into Other Languages:

Visit Calgary’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Team - Enough for All for complete info.

Looking for work?

Rocky View and Wheatland Employment Services
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Online Workshops - May 2020
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