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Affordable Services

Strathcona County offers a number of subsidies to residents with low incomes. Residents can access certain County operated programs and services at a reduced cost or for free.

Programs include:

Empower U

  • Come to Empower U and build confidence, save money and invest in you!

Everybody Gets to Play

  • A recreation pass subsidy programs offered to qualifying residents of Strathcona County.

Everybody Rides

  • A subsidized bus pass program offered to qualifying residents of Strathcona County.

Everybody Can Directory

  • A guide to affordable services available in Strathcona County.

Make Tax Time Pay

  • Free tax preparation clinic.

Seniors Property Tax Rebate & Tax Referral Program

  • Learn more about how seniors can save on their property taxes.

Support Services 

A wide range of supportive programs are offered that encourage well-being including: 

  • CounsellingIndividual, couple and family counselling available on a sliding fee scale.
  • Groups/conferences/workshops
    Divorce support, social skills, annual conferences and more. Available for Adult, Family, Older Adult and Youth. Subsidies/bursaries are available based on identified needs.
  • Home Support
    Assistance with personal care, caregiver relief, and light housekeeping for residents who are experiencing health-related difficulties. Available on a sliding fee scale.
  • Older Adults
    A variety of free supports to maintain well-being and independence including: Snow/Lawn Busters, Seniors Outreach and more.

Phone: 780-464-4044
Fax: 780-449-1220

Last updated: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Page ID: 43409