Your Home

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:
Phone 204-945-5566
Toll Free: 1-866-689-5566
Email: 
Website: www.manitoba.ca/housing

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
Email: 
Website: www.manitoba.ca/housing

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:

https://www.gov.mb.ca/seniors/housing.html

Manitoba Housing: www.gov.mb.ca/housing

Rental Housing in the R.M. of Macdonald:
  • Riverdale Apartments & Starview Manor, Starbuck

        Contact: Ken & Marj Schade: 204-735-2536

  • La Salle 50+ Apartments, La Salle (Manitoba Housing)

         Toll-free: 1-800-441-5514

  • Mandan Manor, Sanford

        Contact Gisele Alarie: 204-882-2672

        Email:

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
Website: www.ruralsupport.ca/

Legal

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
Toll-free: 1-800-665-6565
Email: 
Website: www.gov.mb.ca/shas

Transportation

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:
Phone: 204-668-6299
Email: 
Website: www.tonsmb.org

Veterans

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)
Email: 

Victoria Lifeline

Non-profit community service that provides 24 hour security with a personal safety alarm.

Contact:
Phone: 204-956-6777 or Toll free 1-888-722-5222
Email: 
Website: www.victorialifeline.ca

Emergency Plan

Your Emergency Preparedness Guide
www.getprepared.gc.ca