CLG staﬀ lawyers and advocates may be able to help you with your legal problem if:
You cannot aﬀord a lawyer, and
You do not qualify for Legal Aid Alberta
As a client focused organization, CLG provides free, confidential, legal representation, information, advice and advocacy to individuals in a positive, inclusive and supportive environment.
Keeping existing AISH benefits
Increasing your AISH benefit amount
Appealing an AISH benefit denial decision or change in benefits
Obtaining medical documentation
Preparing for an appeal hearing
Understanding AISH legislation, regulation and policies
Connecting with community supports
Provide you with information about your rights and next steps
Explain how to apply for AISH benefits or how to appeal a decision
Help you appeal if your application for AISH benefits was rejected/denied
Provide guidance for representing yourself at an AISH appeal
Provide representation at appeal in some cases
Connect you to other community support organizations that can help
Please call our oﬃce for more information on our services and how we can help meet your needs.
AISH is financial assistance from the Alberta government for people who are 18 years or older and who have a permanent disability that, for the most part, limits their ability to earn a living.
If you applied for and were denied AISH benefits, we may be able to help you with your appeal. We may be able to obtain medical documents from your doctor and even attend your appeal hearing with you in some cases. Our specialized team can help you understand how AISH works and what options are available to move forward.
SBAP can help support and guide you in dealing with the following social benefit programs:
Adult/Child Health Benefit
Income Support (Alberta Works)
Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
To access support or information on the Social Benefits Advocacy Program, please call (403) 716-6479