Direct Energy Emergency Fund

For Albertans experiencing utility-related financial challenges, Direct Energy has partnered with United Way of Calgary and Area and United Way of the Alberta Capital Region to provide support to eligible applicants.

Phone:

211

Online:

www.ab.211.ca

Alberta Seniors & Housing

For eligible Alberta seniors, Alberta Seniors & Housing’s Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement Program may be able to provide assistance. Priority is based on greatest need.

PHONE:

Edmonton: 780-422-0122

Calgary: 403-297-7453

Toll-free: 310-0000

Alberta Works

For Albertans who have received a utility disconnection notice, Alberta Works may be able to offer assistance to eligible applicants.

Phone:

1-866-644-5135

Aspen Family and Community Network

Alberta families at risk of homelessness resulting from a pending eviction due to rental and/or utility arrears may qualify for support through Aspen’s Home-Stay Prevention program.

Phone:

1-888-753-9828

Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund

Currently serving and former Canadian Forces personnel in Alberta may qualify for assistance from the Canadian Forces Personnel’s Financial Distress program.

Phone: 1-888-753-9828

Care connect

Care Connect provides limited funding for emergency utility payments to eligible Alberta applicants.

Phone: 403-264-2636

Red Cross

Red Cross provides limited funding for eligible Alberta applicants on a case-by-case basis from mid-October to mid-April.

Phone: 403-541-6119

Seniors Financial Assistance Program

Low-income Alberta seniors who have received a disconnection notice may be eligible for assistance from the Seniors Financial Assistance Program.

PHONE:

Edmonton: 780-644-9992

Toll-free: 1-877-644-9992

Veterans affairs

Active and retired Alberta veterans may be eligible for emergency financial assistance through Veteran’s Affairs.