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COVID Self Assessment

AHS has launched an online survey you can complete that helps to tell you what to do regarding the virus as it pertains to your specific situation. Health Link is overwhelmed by calls right now, so they recommend doing this survey, and it will advise you whether to phone Health Link. https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Journey/COVID-19/Pages/Assessment.aspx

 

BowWest Basic Supports


At BowWest, a Community Advocate can help you access government supports and benefits available due to COVID-19. These include:

For information, call 403 374 0448


 

Community Resource Centre HUB

Support is just a phone call away!



For your safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Advocates are managing HUB enquires and support requests by phone.

Community Resource Centre HUBs are located across Calgary and can assist with: To be connected with an Advocate in North Calgary, please call: 403-374-0448
To be connected with an Advocate in South Calgary, please call: 403-874-8819
 

Emergency Food Support


BowWest’s Fresh Market Connections at the Bowness & Ranchlands offices are temporarily discontinued.

Call 403 374 0448 for information or to access the following supports:
 


 

Tax Clinics


BowWest is offering free tax clinics during the pandemic.

Conditions apply. These include: All paperwork MUST be submitted 1 week prior to the appointment (T-slips, education paperwork, etc.)

Call Rose at 403 374 0448 or email rose@bowwest.org for information.


 

Dollars & Cents

Find out how to earn while you learn!

The Dollars & Cents workshops are conducted online via Zoom.

These workshops aim to boost your confidence in finances by learning budgeting, banking, credit assets and consumerism.

Participants who complete all 5 workshops MAY be invited to join a matched savings program called Family Saves.
For information, contact Douw at 403 804 2908 or at douw@bowwest.org
 

Insight Counselling


Are you struggling with mental health issues, especially during this time of COVID-19?

Insight provides counselling to guide positive change in all aspects of an individual’s personal and working life. Subsidies are available.

For information, call 403 374 0448
 

Financial Coaching


BowWest offers 1:1 financial coaching via phone and online.
 
A financial coach helps participants: For information, contact Douw at 403 804 2908 or at douw@bowwest.org
 

Clothing Room


Pandemic regulations restrict public access to the Clothing Room located at the Ranchlands office.
 
 

Good Food Box

Buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a low cost!
For orders in the Bowness area, call Barb at 403-863-4976 or Dianne at 403-874-3898