2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a resident of the City of Edmonton. For those residing outside the corporate limits of Edmonton, please visit 211.ca for assistance in your region.
  • Combined household income is taken into consideration.
  • Only those permanently residing in the household are eligible for assistance. Visiting family/friends are not eligible. Identification is required for everyone on the application.
  • Dwelling ownership and value are taken into consideration.
  • Those residing in a designated facility (e.g.: nursing home, group home, shelters) or in a residence where meals are provided are not eligible for assistance from the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton.
  • When submitting an application please ensure that copies (not originals) of support documents are attached to the application. Applications without support documentation will be delayed in processing.
  • A Christmas Bureau of Edmonton Intake Worker may call to verify the information provided.
  • All applications and documents submitted will be destroyed upon delivery of service.
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY — applications and documents must be received no later than December 5, 2022 to be eligible for delivery of Christmas services. Applications received after December 5, 2022 services may be delayed until AFTER Christmas.
  • Apply once! Applying in multiple avenues may delay the application process as files are being verified.

Please ensure you are submitting copies of the required documentation with your application. Please do not send originals as they will not be returned. All documents will be used only for the determination of Christmas assistance and will be destroyed upon completion of services for 2022.

Household Income

Please provide information regarding your COMBINED household income. (Example: Pay Stubs, E.I, W.C.B, Alberta Supports, A.I.S.H)

Proof of Edmonton residency

Please provide proof of Edmonton residency. (Example: Utility bill; Lease Agreement (Page 1, Page 2 and last page of agreement)

ID for all individuals on the application form

Please include ID with birth dates for everyone on the application. (Example: Alberta Health Care card; Birth Certificate, School ID)


Before mailing, faxing or emailing your application, please ensure that you have and are sending the following:

  • identification for everyone on the application
  • combined household income
  • proof of Edmonton residency

Applications can be:

  • mailed to: Christmas Bureau of Edmonton, #1, 12122 68 St NW, Edmonton, AB  T5B 1R1
  • faxed to: 780-414-7695
  • scanned and emailed to: [email protected]

To complete the application, click here.

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