Unit 100, 4828 53 Street
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 2E8
We help people meet their basic needs, build pathways out of poverty and build assets through our investments in housing, employment and financial literacy programs.
We have numerous grant opportunities coming in spring 2023.
We have facilitated more than a dozen poverty simulation events Central Alberta. Call us if you’d like to arrange one for your group!
We are a partner in the Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance. CAPRA is working to reduce the number of barriers that exist for persons living in poverty to ensure that Central Alberta is A Vibrant Community Where Everyone Thrives.
We have promoted the challenges faced by community members living with low or limited income through our newsletter and social media.
People were assisted with accessing employment.
People struggling to meet basic needs were supported to build a better future.
Individuals’ lives were improved.
Individuals were mentored to be successful in the workplace.
The United Way of Central Alberta is pleased to announce that ENMAX has committed to providing $50,000 in 2023 for the Lights On Fund. The program will provide families and individuals who are facing financial challenges with emergency funding to avoid utility disconnection.
The Lights On Fund can be accessed by contacting the United Way agency partners listed above.
Improving the integration of immigrants, helping the community better address the needs of newcomers.
A local response to a global issue. We can reduce the isolation created by period poverty, in our own neighbourhoods.
A collaborative group working to find local solutions to make a real difference on poverty.
Encouraging people in their 20s and 30s to influence positive change through meaningful volunteering and networking.
Exploring ways of ensuring diverse voices are represented in planning and decision making. Advocating for change. Sharing our platform with people whose voices too often go unheard.
An information referral service which connects people to local health and social services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in over 200 languages.
Reducing barriers preventing children and youth from successful learning and participation in school.
Providing families and individuals who are facing financial challenges with emergency funds to avoid utility disconnection.