Social Benefits Advocacy Program


The Social Benefits Advocacy Program (SBAP) can help you with questions or concerns about government assistance programs and services. The SBAP team can help by providing information, advice, guidance, advocacy, referrals and representation to people looking for help with benefit-related matters. We can help with:

  • Keeping existing benefits
  • Increasing your benefit amount
  • Appealing a benefit denial decision or change in benefits
  • Obtaining medical documentation
  • Preparing for an appeal hearing
  • Understanding law and policies that govern benefit programs
  • Connecting with community supports

SBAP can help support and guide you in dealing with the following social benefit programs:

  • Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
  • Income Support (Alberta Works)
  • Adult/Child Health Benefit

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