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Financial Planning   ->   Government Benefits - Alberta

Alberta Government Benefits, Programs and Services

Government of Alberta

Congratulatory Certificates - request scrolls or congratulatory messages from Alberta dignitaries for wedding anniversaries and birthdays.

For congratulatory messages from the Prime Minister, Governor General, or Her Majesty the Queen see Government Benefits - Canada.

Consumer Protection and Complaints - learn your rights as a consumer, and how to protect yourself.

Unclaimed Property - A central registry administered by Alberta Finance and Enterprise, Tax and Revenue Administration (TRA), will provide a searchable directory for unclaimed property.

Alberta Health Care

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan

Alberta Children and Families

Child and family benefits provided by federal and provincial/territorial governments.

Alberta Child and Family Benefit

Alberta Students

Canada Benefits Finder - information for students - Use this tool to find financial aid, bursary and scholarship and other information for students.

Alberta Persons with Disabilities

Disability Supports

Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP) - Grants of up to $5,000 are available to eligible wheelchair users to modify their home to be more wheelchair accessible.

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) - financial and health benefits for eligible Albertans with a permanent medical condition that prevents them from earning a living.  On June 11, 2018, Bill 5, The Act to Strengthen Financial Security for Persons With Disabilities, came into force, and applies on and after April 1, 2018.  This allows persons with disabilities to be the beneficiary of a trust without affecting their eligibility for the AISH program.  See news release: Proposed AISH Act changes allow financial security (March 19, 2018).

Alberta Seniors

Resources for Seniors - Federal/Provincial/Territorial - including benefits finder, care options, financial abuse, frauds and scams, and much more.

Seniors and Housing - prgrams and services to support the well-being and quality of life of seniors and help Albertans access affordable housing.

Alberta Seniors' Benefit (ASB) Program - income-based program providing cash benefits for eligible seniors aged 65+.

Alberta Seniors Supports - financial assisstance and other supports for seniors, caregivers and service providers.

Prescription Drugs - Seniors

Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program (SPTDP) - allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan with the Alberta government.

Revised: September 14, 2021



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