Income Supports: Emergency financial assistance
If you need after immediate support after business hours: See 'Alberta Supports' below
CUPS may be able to provide you with emergency financial support or a referral for this with another agency.
-Going through CUPS can have the benefit of getting connected to other supports that they offer.
Walk in: 1001, 10 Ave SW Calgary
Client of Alberta Income Support:
-Contact your worker
After hours or non-client:
-Apply for emergency support by method listed here:
Temporary Shelter: online or phone
Eviction payments: online
Damage Deposit: online
Utility arrears: online
Food: online or phone
Clothing: online or phone
Child Care: online
Emergency Basic Dental: phone
For online applications:
-You’ll need to use a computer as a phone or tablet won’t work.
-You’ll be prompted to create a MyAlberta Digital ID if you don’t yet have one.
-Click 'Apply online' at this website: https://myalbertasupports.alberta.ca/CitizenPortal/application.do
For 24/7 phone applications/inquiries to the Emergency Income Support Contact Centre, call: 1-866-644-5135 (Toll free)