Unison At Kerby Centre: Information Resources

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Navigating the world of bureaucracy, applications and documents can be tough. Let Unison’s Information Resources department assist you when you feel lost in paperwork!

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Housing

Unison at Kerby Centre offers consultation and referrals on all aspects of senior housing in the Calgary region, including: 

  • Not-for-profit housing
  • Subsidized apartments 
  • Condo or life lease lodges 
  • Personal care homes 
  • Private supportive living
  • Designated supportive living
  • Care centres 

We also offer: 

  • Assistance in completing housing forms – a Commissioner for Oaths is available to witness housing document 
  • A bulletin board to post listings for shared accommodation or rental units 
  • Kerby Coffee & Conversation: Housing for seniors, hosted on the second Tuesday of each month, from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at the Kerby Cafe
  • Discuss the process for finding affordable housing and get answers to questions that you might have in a relaxed atmosphere! 
  • FREE – Registration not required  

Call (403) 705-3246 to book an appointment. 

Benefits and pensions

  • Information and assistance with government services and benefits applications 
  • CPP, OAS, GIS, ASB, AISH, Special Needs Assistance  
  • Fair entry  
  • Community referrals  

Call (403) 705-3246 to book an appointment.

Legal help

We offer free 20 minute legal advice sessions by phone conducted with volunteer lawyers. 

Call (403) 705-3246 for more information.

Unison free tax clinic

Unison’s annual tax clinic at Kerby Centre is a perfect way for low-income seniors to receive assistance filing their taxes. 

  • We offer flexible methods during our tax clinic, including in-person or virtual appointments, as well as the ability to drop off your tax documents to be completed 
  • Eligibility includes Seniors that are 55+ and AISH clients, with an income limit of $35,000 per year for an individual or $45,000 combined income per year for a couple 
  • We do not prepare tax returns for self-employment, business/rental income, capital gains/losses or bankruptcy 

Call (403) 705-3246 to book an appointment.

Booths and presentations

Unison is always looking to ensure local seniors have the most up-to-date important information a variety of topics. We host various informative booths and presentations on a variety of topics. 

  • Kerby Centre and available services 
  • Mental Health and wellness 
  • Housing and finances
  • Aging in Place 

Contact Vineeta Kapoor @VineetaK@kerbycentre.com or 403-705-3219 for a booth/presentation request. 

Free Will Clinic for low-Income seniors

Eligibility for our Free Will Clinic for low-income seniors includes the following:  

  • For an individual, <$35,000, for a couple, less than $45,000 annually
  • No dependent adult children
  • No foreign property
  • Assets equally less than $65,000 

 Call (403) 705-3246 to book an appointment.