The School Supply Program is an income-based program to assist families in need with the cost of school supplies.
Who can access the funding?
Parents of students in kindergarten through grade 12 who attend school in Okotoks, DeWinton, Black Diamond, or Turner Valley are eligible. To qualify, you must meet the income guidelines below:
|Family Type||Max Qualifying NET Income|
|Single parent with 1 child||$26,500|
|Single parent with 2 children||$31,500|
|Single parent with 3 children||$36,500|
|Single parent with 4 children||$42,000|
|Couple with 1 child||$31,500|
|Couple with 2 children||$37,000|
|Couple with 3 children||$42,000|
|Couple with 4 children||$47,000|
What is included?
Families will either be provided with a Staples gift card to purchase supplies in late August prior to the start of the school year, OR the school supply fee will be paid to schools that assess a fee, on behalf of the child. School fees are not covered by this program.
How do I register?
Registration for the 2015-2016 school year is being accepted until Friday, August 28, 2015.
To be eligible parents or guardians must provide:
- Provide proof of current Alberta Child Health Benefit coverage or your Revenue Canada Notice of Assessment;
- contact information;
- your child’s name, grade, and school attended; and
- written permission for the Centre to contact your child’s school to verify registration and/or arrange payment