APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE
ARE YOU IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON?
The Christmas Bureau strives to make sure all families have an enjoyable Christmas by providing those in need with a full Christmas meal and gifts and toys for children.
Because we would like to help as many people as we can, we have certain guidelines for applications. You MUST have ALL the following information with you:
- your photo identification, along with your Alberta Health Care Cards for ALL family members on application
- one month’s recent bank statement
- proof of income for all adults and proof of residency
We accept only those living in Red Deer, Red Deer County (please call to confirm county lines), Penhold and Springbrook. Only those that meet the guidelines will be accepted for the program.
NO CHILDREN ARE ALLOWED IN THE TOY DEPOT.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT QUALIFYING INFORMATION VIA EMAIL, FACEBOOK OR PHONE. YOU MUST COME IN PERSON TO BE INTERVIEWED
For more information please call 403-347-2210.
Application Interviews will begin on November 1, 2023 at 9:00 am. Toy Pick up will be from November 6 to December 18, 2023. Due to protocols you will be given a date and appointment time once your application is approved. PLEASE keep this card and come on the date and time that was given so that we can keep with our schedule.
This year we have included our Seniors in the hampers applications process. Please see the Poster below for details.
Food Hampers will be distributed on Wednesday, December 20 and Thursday, December 21. Bring your voucher on the appointment time given to you.
*Note: If you do NOT come to pick up your food hamper, you will be denied an application for the next 3 years!
Here are the new dates of our 2023 Season
INTERVIEWS START on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 and run Monday-Friday 9:00-3:30 until Friday December 15, 2023
The FIRST DAY OF SHOPPING will be Monday, November 6, 2023. The absolute LAST day for shopping will be Monday December 18, 2023