Social Benefits Advocacy Program

The Social Benefits Advocacy Program (SBAP) can help you with questions or concerns about government assistance programs, services and support. The SBAP lawyer and non lawyer advocate can help you with questions or concerns and can provide legal advice, referrals and representation to people looking for help with:

  • Keeping existing benefits
  • Appealing a denial or over payment decision
  • Preparing for a hearing
  • Understanding the law and policies for benefits
  • Connecting with other community support organizations

SBAP can help you apply for the following benefits and support resources:

  • Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
  • Income Support (Alberta Works)
  • Canadian Pension Plan Disability (CPPD)
  • Old Age Security (OAS)
  • Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
  • Adult/Child Health Benefit
  • Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB)
  • Human Rights
  • Other Government Benefits

*To access support or information on the Social Benefits Advocacy Program please call 403.716.6479.