Beginning today (January 18) at 9 am,  eligible Alberta parents and seniors can apply to receive $600 in affordability payments over six months.

Families with a household income of less than $180,000 are eligible for $100 per month for six months for each dependent kid under the age of 18.

Seniors 65 and older who do not receive the Alberta Seniors Benefit and have a household income of less than $180,000 can also apply for monthly payments.

Anyone who is unable to apply online can apply in person during regular business hours at any registry agent or Alberta Supports to receive assistance in 50 locations and over 100 languages.

Applications will be accepted from January 18 until June 30, 2023. Most Albertans will receive payments at the end of the month when the application process is completed. The precise timing will vary.

The application portal for direct support was designed with personal privacy and security in mind. To apply, eligible parents and seniors must have a confirmed or pending verified account, which allows Albertans to prove who they are online without paper documents or face-to-face visits.

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