Support Services



Maximum Assistance is $200.00 for any or a combination of the emergencies listed.


Emergency Food Assistance: Individuals may access the program
               -Every 4 months from the point of assistance received.
               -Assistance received is based on family composition.


Rent Support: Individuals who are paying rent and can provide documentation are eligible for rent support.
               -Renter must be an Ermineskin Citizen or spouse of Ermineskin Cree Nation
               -Last month rent receipt
               -Letter from Landlord
               -Lease Agreement
               -Payment will be made directly to landlord or rental agency etc.


Utilities- Pending Disconnection: Individuals who are paying utilities and have received a disconnection notice are eligible for utilities assistance.
               -Utility account holder must be an Ermineskin Citizen; or in spouses name.
               -Payment will be made directly to utility provider.


Medical Assistance Program: The support services program may assist for medical needs such as:
               -Emergency Travel; ONLY for compassionate support for family members in hospitals.
               -Medical Supplies or prescriptions not covered by AANDC; This Support Services will not assist with narcotics or questionable drugs.



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