Other Financial Assistance Programs for Low-Income Manitobans

You may be eligible for other programs.

Provincial Programs

For more information on these or other provincial income support programs, contact the Department of Families, Provincial Services Office at 204-948-7368 in Winnipeg; toll free 1-877-587-6224; e-mail provservic@gov.mb.ca
  • Pharmacare is a drug benefit program for Manitobans whose incomes are seriously affected by high prescription drug costs.
For more information about Pharmacare, contact Manitoba Health – Provincial Drug Programs at 204-786-7141 in Winnipeg; toll free 1-800-297-8099; or email pharmacare@gov.mb.ca.

Federal Programs

  • Employment Insurance
  • Working Income Tax Benefit
  • Goods and Services Tax Credit
  • Canada Child Benefit
  • Canada Pension Plan
  • Old Age Security/Guaranteed Income Supplement
For more information about these and other federal programs, contact Service Canada at 1-800-O-CANADA (1-800-622-6232); or go to www.servicecanada.gc.ca.
A copy of The Manitoba Assistance Act, the Assistance Regulation and the administrative manual are available through your local EIA office or online at EIA Publications and Policies.