Siksika Family Services Corporation
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What's New to the Website:
Home Page: We've added information regarding the Alberta Government's decision to eliminate the Alberta Indian Tax Emption (White - Tax Emption) Card. See below to find out more information regarding the Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document (TCRD) and Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCID).
Resources Tab: You will find a new section called GCF Learn Free - All Topics.
"For almost 20 years, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.
Eliminating the AITE (White) Card
As of October 4, 2021, the only accepted proof of eligibility for tax-exempt purchases made on reserve in Alberta will be the federal Certificate of Indian Status card (status card) or Temporary Confirmation of Registration document. Any version of the status card will be accepted, including expired cards. AITE retailers will no longer accept the AITE card as of October 4, 2021. https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-indian-tax-exemption.aspx
First Nations people are encouraged to apply for a Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) or a Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document.
What is a Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document
How to Request a Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document
For How Long is a Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document valid
Required Information for TCRD:
Full Legal Names
Orange Shirt Day
September 30th, 2021
Support for Individuals:
Social Media Links
Siksika Family Resource Network: https://www.facebook.com/Whitebuffalo.fcss
Siksika Family Resource Network (Instagram): https://instagram.com/siksika_frn?igshid=9l8aqzp3bej9
Siksika Employment and Training: https://www.facebook.com/siksikaemployment
Siksika Health Facebook: www.facebook.com/SHWCsiksika/
Siksika Health Covid 19 page: siksikahealth.com/covid-19-home/
Alberta Health Services Covid 19 page: www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx
Are you in Crisis? Going through an event that is out of your control?
Calgary Distress Centre (24 Hour) : 403-266-HELP (4357)
ConnecTeen (for Youth): Call 403-264-8336 Text (Daily):587-333-2724
Kids Help Phone (24 Hour Canadians Aged 5-29): 1-800-668-6868
Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566
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