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Employment and Financial Assistance

Income support and information can be found at the following locations:

Alberta Job Bank

#100, 9845 - 99 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB.
 1 (800) 206-7218

Job bank (can be accessed via www.jobbank.gc.ca)


Alberta Supports Contact Centre

 1 (877) 644-9992

General inquiries on income support, adult health benefits, child health benefits, child support services, and Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped.

Referrals may also be made to a variety of career and employment services, including the Career Information Hotline, JOBS, Student Funding Contact Centre or Employment Insurance.

Hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 8:15am - 4:30pm

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped

#101, Aberdeen Centre
9728 Montrose Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 (780) 833-4399

The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program provides financial and health-related assistance to eligible adults with a disability. The disabilty must be permanent and substantially limit the person's ability to earn a living. AISH clients may also be eligible to receive supplemental assistance (a child benefit and personal benefits) through the AISH program.


Daycare Subsidy

Suite 300, 214 Place
Grande Prairie, AB

 1 (877) 644-9992 ext. 2

Applications: daycare subsidy available at each individual daycare centre.


Employment Insurance

 1 (800) 206-7218

Employment Relations Edmonton

 1 (877) 427-3731
 (780) 427-3731

Questions and concerns about employee/employer rights.


Grande Prairie Alberta Works Centre

100 Towne Centre Mall
9845 - 99 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 (780) 538-6241

Job search, computer & fax use, labour market information.

Health benefits; Employment & Training supports; Income Support.

Hours:

  • Mon - Fri:
    • 8:15am - 12:00pm
    • 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Income Support Contact Centre

 1 (866) 644-5153

Current income support clients who need specific information on their case can call the Income Support Contact Centre. This centre is open 24 hurs a day and also serves after-hours and emergency calls from the public.

Employment Insurance Toll-free:  1 (800) 206-7218 for general inquiries regarding EI.


Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP)

 (780) 422-5554

 (780) 401-7575


Money Mentors

#204 - 19 9728 Montrose Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 1 (888) 294-0076

Not for profit organization that provides credit counselling and money coaching.


National Child Tax Benefit

 1 (800) 387-1193

Persons With Developmental Disabilities

10130 - 99 Ave
214 Place South, 3rd Floor
Grande Prairie, AB
 (780) 538-5115

Services for adults with developmental disabilities.


R-Work Group

9614 - 98 St
Grande Prairie, AB
 (780) 539-1072

Specialize in serving individuals with injuries, illness, brain injuries & mental health issues.


Service Canada

11601 101 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 1 (800) 622-6232

Hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Western Cree Tribal Council

#104, 9802 - 97 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 (780) 532-3009

Provide quality service to its First Nations membership.


The Work Place

#105 - 9840 97 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
 (780) 539-5477

Assistance for job search, and career info www.gpworkplace.ca