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Circle of Wisdom Elders & Seniors Centre
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Finances

2-1-1:

  • Offers help to pay for utility bills if you can’t afford it
  • Can assist with homelessness

Alberta Income Support: 1-877-644-9992

Alberta Emergency Financial Assistance: 1-866-644-5135

Calgary Transit:

  • March low-income transit passes will roll over to April

Enmax: (403) 310-2010

  • “COVID-19 Relief Program”: Payment flexibility via installment plans and payment date extensions
  • Currently suspending disconnections due to nonpayment

Service Canada

Canada Emergency Funds for COVID-19

  • Click here for more information…
  • GST credit – up to $300 single adults – $600 for couples
  • Child Tax benefit Top up – $300 per child added on top of what you receive already.
  • Student loan payments deferred
    • 6 month timeframe
    • no payments
    • no interest accrual
  • Indigenous community-based support fund
  • $200 million provided for community resources
    • Shelters/homeless needs
    • Sexual assault/transition homes
  • 10% wage subsidy for small-medium sized businesses for employees.
    • $25,000 per employer
  • Ensured Mortgage Protection Program
    • 50 billion provided
    • payment deferrals
    • special payment arrangements
  • Bank Supports
    • auto loans – deferral of payments possible
    • contact bank directly
    • speak to your institutions
  • Personal Income Tax
    • payment before September. 1st/2020 – extended deadline for income tax payments owed
    • Filing deadline for Income Tax – June.1st/2020
  • Emergency Care Benefit
    • Quarantined or caring for sick family member
    • Providing $900 bi weekly
    • Payment via direct deposit
    • Will not require medical documentation
    • Starting early April
  • Emergency support fund – $5 Billion
    • more info to come