Government Services

Provincial

Wills and Estates

Website: Manitoba Justice

Vital Statistics

Toll-Free: 1-866-949-9296
Website: www.vitalstats.gov.mb.ca

Legal Aid Manitoba

Toll-Free: 1.800.261.2960
Website: www.legalaid.mb.ca

The Public Trustee of Manitoba

Toll-Free: 204-945-2700
Website: www.gov.mb.ca/publictrustee

Manitoba Government Resident Portal

The Manitoba Government resident portal provides up to date information on programs and services for Manitobans including search criteria for caregivers and for seniors. For more information on programs and services for caregivers. Website: www.residents.gov.mb.ca

211 Manitoba

211 Manitoba is a searchable online database of government, health, and social services that are available across the province.
Website: www.mb.211.ca

Manitoba Pharmacare Program

Pharmacare is a drug benefit program for all Manitobans whose income is seriously affected by high prescription drug costs. Pharmacare coverage is based on total family income and the amount you pay for eligible prescription drugs. Each year you are required to pay a portion of the cost of your eligible prescription drugs referred to as the Pharmacare deductible. Your deductible is based on your total family income.

Phone: 204-786-7141 | Toll Free 1-800-297-8099 (in Manitoba) | TTY: 204-774-8618
Online Form: www.gov.mb.ca/health/pharmacare/forms.html
Website: www.gov.mb.ca/health/pharmacare/index.html

Financial Resources

Get Your Benefits booklet contains information on select federal, provincial, and regional benefits and programs for Manitobans who may be eligible.

Contact:  
Phone: 204-789-3657

Website: www.getyourbenefits.ca
For paper copy email: info@getyourbenefits.ca

Provincial Primary Caregiver Tax Credit 

The Primary Caregiver Tax Credit provides recognition and financial support to individuals who serve as primary caregivers for more than 90 days. Caregivers can now claim this tax credit when they file their income taxes. For information on claiming this tax credit through the income tax system, contact the Manitoba Tax Assistance Office.

Contact:
Phone: 204-948-2115 | Toll Free: 1-800-782-0771
Email: tao@gov.mb.ca
Website: www.gov.mb.ca/finance/tao

Federal

Government of Canada Tax and Benefit Related Information

Canada Caregiver Credit, Disability Tax Credit, Child Disability Benefit, Compassionate Care Benefits, and Employment Insurance

Contact:
Service Canada Toll Free: 1-800-206-7218 | TTY: 1-800-529-3742
Website: https://www.canada.ca/en.html.

Revenue Canada

Website: www.cra-arc.gc.ca

Old Age Security

Old Age Security Pension, Allowance Program, Allowance for the Survivor, Guaranteed Income Supplement

Toll-Free: 1-800-277-9914 TTY: 1-800-255-4786
Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/oas/pension

Canada Pension

Retirement Pension, Disability Benefits, Death Benefit, Children’s Benefits, Survivor’s Pension

Toll-Free: 1-800-277-9914 TTY: 1-800-255-4786
Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions

Passport Canada

Toll-Free: 1-800-567-6868 TTY: 1-866-255-7655
Website: www.passport.gc.ca

Seniors Canada

Website: www.seniors.gc.ca

Power of Attorney Information
Website: www.seniors.gc.ca/eng/working/fptf/attorney

Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Toll-Free: 1-800-567-6868 TTY: 1-866-255-7655
Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/sin/

Emergency Plan

Your Emergency Preparedness Guide
www.getprepared.gc.ca

Public Health Agency of Canada

www.publichealth.gc.ca

Beware of telephone and email scams

www.cra-arc.gc.ca

Benefits Finder

Through a series of questions, the Benefits Finder may suggest federal, provincial or territorial governments benefits for which you may be eligible. The more questions you answer, the more customized your results will be. The Benefits Finder does not collect or track your information.
Website: benefitsfinder.services.gc.ca