Emergency Repair Program (ERP)
Federal/provincial cost shared program that helps eligible low-income homeowners or occupiers in rural and remote areas to undertake emergency repairs for continued safe occupancy.
For more information:
Toll Free: 1-866-689-5566
Home Adaptations for Senior's Indepencdence (HASI)
Federal/provincial cost shared program that helps low-income seniors who have difficulties with daily living and activities in the home carry out minor home adaptations that accommodate age related disabilities.
For more information contact Manitoba Housing:
Phone: 204-945-5566 Toll Free: 1-866-689-5566
Housing and Aging in Place Options
There are many different types of housing and support options available-whether you are staying in your current home or considering a future move. This section provides information on:
- Staying in your own home or age in place
- Planning for Aging in Place
- Types of Housing
- Seniors' Housing Directories/Find Housing
- Resources for Developing Housing
Manitoba Housing: www.gov.mb.ca/housing
Rental Housing in the R.M. of Macdonald:
- Riverdale Apartments & Starview Manor, Starbuck
Contact: Norm and Donna Murray
- La Salle 50+ Apartments, La Salle (Manitoba Housing)
- Mandan Manor, Sanford
Contact Gisele Alarie: 204-882-2672
Manitoba Farm & Rural Support Services Online Counseling
The Manitoba Farm & Rural Support Services (MFRSS) provides telephone and on-line counselling & support to farmers, rural and northern Manitobans.
Toll Free: 1-866-367-3276
The Seniors & Healthy Aging Secretariat (SHAS) publishes a Legal Information Guide for Seniors which contains information on wills, power of attorneys and health care directives.
To receive a copy, contact SHAS.
Seniors Information Line:
In Winnipeg: 204-945-6565
Transportation Options Network for Seniors (TONS)
Informs and educates Manitobans on transportation options that enhance quality of life with programs such as:The Changing Seats presentations that highlights challenges faced by older adults. Adaptations can be made to continue driving and options are available to those no longer able to drive.
For more information:
Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
Offers a wide range of services and benefits for qualified Veterans.
For more information contact Veterans Affairs Canada
Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:30, local time
Phone: 1-866-522-2122 (toll-free)
Non-profit community service that provides 24 hour security with a personal safety alarm.
Phone: 204-956-6777 or Toll free 1-888-722-5222
Your Emergency Preparedness Guide