Special Needs Assistance for Seniors

Seniors with low-income can get financial assistance to help afford the cost of appliances and specific health and personal supports.

To be eligible for this program you must:

  • be 65 years of age or older
  • be an Alberta resident
  • be a Canadian citizen or have been lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence
  • meet financial eligibility criteria
  • are eligible to apply for and have submitted a Seniors Financial Assistance application
  • not have voluntarily deferred the receipt of Old Age Security

For more information, call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992


Seniors Financial Assistance Information Booklet-2020-07

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