PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE NEED, PLEASE CONTACT SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT WHETHER YOU THINK YOU QUALIFY OR NOT AND THEY CAN ASSIST WITH IMMEDIATE INDIVIDUAL NEEDS:
Contact the main line to be transferred to the correct location:
Fredericton (Region 3)
Edmundston (Region 4)
Restigouche (Region 5)
Canada Revenue Agency Accounts and Payments (individuals); 1-800-959-8281 (e); 1-800-959-7383 (f).
Child Benefit and GST credit; 1-800-387-1193 (e); 1-800-387-1194 (f).
Employment Insurance: To apply for EI benefits, visit their website. After that, individuals may apply to have the one-week waiting period waived by calling the government’s toll-free number at 1-833-381-2725, or teletypewriter at 1-800-529-3742.
Emergency Care benefit and Emergency support benefit: Both benefit plans will be open for application in April, through the Canada Revenue Agency website.
Some Additional Supports in the Community:
Greener Village Food Bank
Open 9-3 (closed 12-12:30)
683 Riverside Dr.
●Delivery for greater Fredericton area for those needing it
● First come, first serve
● Open to everyone-please contact for support
Fredericton Community Kitchen:
65 Brunswick St.
506-457-1788 for any questions
Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Meals are being handed out in take out containers)
●Please contact your local mortgage broker or bank to discuss up to 6 months of deferred payments
●There is no eviction freeze or rent support at this time. They are encouraging everyone to access all other avenues to secure finances. Keep up to date on this. Changes happening.
Excellent resource to help answer so many questions
Resource to access either by phone or live chat. Gives you an opportunity to speak with someone. We encourage you to reach out. All conversations are anonymous and kept confidential.