You may qualify for the Affordability Payment Program in the following cases:
- if you are a senior (at least 65 years old by June 30, 2023) with a household income under $180,000, you can get $600 per senior in your household.
- If you are caring for a child and your household income is under $180,000, you can get $600 per child under 18.
- If you are receiving core benefits or support, such as AISH, Income Support, Alberta Seniors Benefit, Persons with Developmental Disability services, and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability, you will automatically receive $600 per eligible person without having to apply. You will need to apply for an additional payment if you are caring for a child.
Use the Create Application tool to find out if you are eligible for this benefit, or to create your application.
Social Insurance Number
- confirmation of SIN letter
- plastic SIN card (non-expired)
To apply for the Affordability Payment Program:
- Answer questions about your household to determine eligibility.
- Sign in with your pending or verified Alberta.ca Account to fill out your application securely. If you don't have an account, you can create one by providing a valid Alberta Driver's License or ID. Make sure to have your Social Insurance Number and your spouse or partner's (if applicable) ready to complete your family's application.