Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Community Futures?

Community Futures West Yellowhead is part of Community Futures Canada (link is external) - a network of community economic development organizations across Canada. We are a not-for-profit customer service centre dedicated to assisting local businesses, individuals, and communities within the region. Click through to learn more about our core funder, Western Diversification Canada (link is external) and our partnerships.

Are you a government office?

No. While we enjoy partnerships with both federal and provincial governments, we are a not-for-profit organization operating within the laws of the province of Alberta.

Si vous préfère d'avoir une consolation d'affaires en français, s'il vous plait contacter le CDEA par téléphone 789-414-6125 ou visitez leur site web: www.lecdea.ca.

What does Community Futures do?

We offer support to new entrepreneurs and existing businesses as well as communities seeking sustainable economic development initiatives.

Do you charge for your services?

No. Our programs are government-funded and provided to clients at no charge. Please note you may be required to fill out a registration form to access some of our services.

How do I start a business?

We recommend that you research and write a business plan first in order to figure out whether your business is viable. Feel free to download our resources or contact us to make a personal appointment.

Where do I find information for market research?

Click on the following links to help with your market research: Market Research (link is external) and Stats Canada Market Research Handbook (link is external).

Does Community Futures provide small business grants?

No. We provide flexible, affordable financing and loans based upon your situation and needs.

Where is your office and when are you open ?

Community Futures West Yellowhead serves the West Yellowhead region of Alberta. Our office is located in Hinton at 221 Pembina Avenue.  Our office hours are 8:30 am - 12 pm; 1 pm - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We are closed on all Statutory Holidays.

How can I contact Community Futures West Yellowhead?

Write, call, fax or email us...

 

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Community Futures West Yellowhead
221 Pembina Avenue
Hinton, AB T7V 2B3

780-865-1224
800-263-1716

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Communities Served

Bickerdike, 
Big Eddy, 
Brule, 
Bryan Spur, 
Cadomin, 
Carrot Creek, 
Coal Valley, 
Dalehurst, 
Diss, 
Edson, 
Eirth, 
Embaras, 
Entrance, 
Evansburg, 
Foothills, 
Galloway, 
Grande Cache, 
Grey, 
Hanlon, 
Hargwen, 
Hinton, 
Holloway East, 
Holloway West, 
Hornbeck, 
Jasper, 
Leadman, 
Leyland, 
Luscar, 
MacKay, 
Marlboro, 
Medicine Lodge, 
Mercoal, 
Mountain Park, 
Niton Junction, 
Nojack, 
Pedley, 
Peers, 
Pochantas, 
Robb, 
Shaw Fidler, 
Solomon, 
Steeper, 
Sterco, 
Swan Landing, 
Thordarson, 
Wild Hay, 
Wildwood, 
Winniandy North, 
Winniandy South, 
Wolf Creek, 
Yates, 

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