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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.


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: 

Counselling Supports

  • Walk-in counselling sessions, no appointment nessesary, on a "pay what you can afford" model.


  • Professionally facilitated drop in group counselling offered free of charge.

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: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Page ID: 43409