CIWA Family Conflict Prevention Program. The program provides professional, culturally-sensitive counselling for immigrant women and their families who are experiencing transition challenges, relationship problems, abuse and trauma. Click here to learn more.
InformAlberta family violence counselling and support services. Click here for a complete list of province-wide services.
Financial Support for Individuals
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). A taxable benefit of $2,000 a month for up to 4 months to eligible workers who have lost their income due to COVID-19. Apply here.
Employment Insurance (IE). If you lost your job, sick, pregnant or looking after someone who is sick. Click here to see if you qualify.
Deferred Mortgage Payment Information. This support will include up to a six-month payment deferral for mortgages, and the opportunity for relief on other credit products. Click here to learn more.
COVID-19 Federal Benefits Access Tool. Click here to see a detailed list of financial supports available to people and businesses affected.
Momentum Community Helpline. Employment, Business and Money Management helplines—receive rapid support and one-on-one coaching services. Click here to learn more.
Step Up 4 Kidz. Supplying families that may not have access to the technology needed to keep their children’s education rolling properly with Ipads and other devices! Click here to fill out the application.
Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids. Link to their website.
Fresh Routes. Click here to fill out food emergency delivery form.
The Calgary Food Bank. You must call 403-253-2055 first and they will organize your emergency food hamper and assign your pick-up. Link to their website.
The Salvation Army is providing food hampers and essentials, by appointment only. Call 403-220-0432. Link to their website.
The Calgary Co-op is offering care packages if you have been instructed by Alberta Health Services to quarantine, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kerby Centre is providing a Grocery Delivery Program for seniors in the community, and they have lifted the income requirements. Call the program at 403-234-6571. Link to their website.
CLIP multilingual food security page. Click here to view.
Physical and Mental Health
Alberta Health Services—help in tough times. Click here for a list of resources.
Crisis Services Canada. Suicide prevention and support. Visit the website or call 1-833-456-4566
Youth Addiction and Mental Health—Help4Me. Link to their website.
Calgary Distress Centre. Provides 24-hour distress support over the phone 403-266-4357. Visit their website.
ConnectTeen. Confidential peer support service for youth. Visit their website.
Kids Help Phone. 1-800-668-6868
Hope for Wellness. Phone counselling 1-855-242-3310