Do you need assistance this year?
We are here for your family.

While the official application deadline has passed, but there are still two options to receive services:

  • You still have time to call our Intake team at 780-414-7695 until December 14th or

  • You can come to our Walk-In Days program being held at the Jerry Forbes Centre (12122 68 Street) at the 630 CHED Santas Anonymous Depot on Thursday, December 22 from 9:00 am to 7:00pm or Friday, December 23 from 9:00 am to 4:00pm.*

*Please note that you must bring ID for every member of your household.

For more information, call (780) 414-7695.

630 CHED Santas Anonymous, the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton and Adopt-A-Teen programs work together to provide a festive meal and gifts for children at Christmas. For your convenience there is a single application form to receive assistance from all three programs.

If you live in Edmonton check with any agency you have a relationship with, as many have the application forms. Click here for a list of agencies. If you have no connection with an agency you may self refer by calling the Christmas Bureau intake phone lines at 780-414-7695. The intake phone lines are open mid-November to mid-December.

Click here for information on criteria and toy delivery.

Click here for information should you live outside of Edmonton.

Click here for a list of community Christmas dinners.

Christmas Bureau of Edmonton

The Christmas Bureau of Edmonton processes all of the applications and provides recipients with either a food hamper or Sobeys gift card.


We partner with the Edmonton Sun’s Adopt-A-Teen Program for youth aged 13 to 17 years to receive a Wal-Mart gift card.

The Salvation Army

We partner with The Salvation Army to ensure they have the gifts required to fulfill their requests at Christmas.

If you have applied for assistance through The Salvation Army (Edmonton) they will provide the required toys, teen gift cards and food hamper. You will not receive assistance from The Christmas Bureau, Adopt-A-Teen or 630 CHED Santas Anonymous.