Seniors Housing Directories:
Winnipeg (Age and Opportunity website; select one of the neighbourhoods and then scroll down the page to see the list of senior housing complexes. This listing includes assisted living complexes. PDF version here );
Rural (Seniors & Healthy Aging Secretariat, Government of Manitoba).
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults has five Senior Centres around Winnipeg that offer a variety of programs and services. A & O also has a very comprehensive list of seniors housing in Winnipeg. Click here to go directly to their housing webpage. For a PDF copy of A&O's housing directory click here . A & O's head office is located at 200 - 280 Smith Street. Phone: (204) 956-6440. Email .
A & O also provides the Safe Suite Initiative . This initiative provides temporary housing for men and women, 55 years or older, who are in need of a safe place to stay due to abuse or neglect and whose needs cannot be effectively met by existing abuse/crisis services. Abuse may be physical, emotional/psychological, sexual, financial or neglect. Furnished accommodations for up to 60 days. A & O is able to provide this service at no cost to older adults. Intake number: 204-956-6440, toll-free: 1-888-333-3121. Email .
ServiceLink: Use this online calculator to find out if you are eligible for additional financial support.
Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba (LTCAM). The Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba is a membership based not-for-profit organization that has been representing health care providers since 1959. the LTCAM advances the delivery of quality long term and continuing care services and resources, through advocacy, education and networking for member organizations and those they serve. For a directory of members and facilities click here. Located at 103-1483 Pembina Highway. Phone: (204) 477-9888. Email .
Good Neighbours Active Living Centre has recently launched a new city-wide Home Maintenance Program funded by the Manitoba Seniors and Healthy
Aging Secretariat. Anyone who is over the age of 55, residing within the city of Winnipeg, and who is needing help with various tasks around the home can have access to this service (includes housekeeping and meal preperation). Good Neighbours is also looking for individuals who are 50+ to provide these various services. (This is paid employment.) For more information contact (204) 806-1303. Located at 720 Henderson Hwy. Email
Manitoba Society of Seniors (MSOS). The MSOS represents Manitobans age 50 plus by promoting their needs and concerns and by presenting a positive image of older adults in the community. Manitoba Society of Seniors Inc. was started by a group of older Manitobans in 1979 who felt there was a need for a united voice on issues affecting them. Located at 202-323 Portage Avenue. Phone: (204) 942-3147. Email .
Seniors & Healthy Aging Secretariat, Government of Manitoba . The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat acts as a central point of contact for seniors, their family members and organizations. Staff also work to ensure government policies, programs and legislation reflect the needs of seniors. They have a Seniors Information Line for Winnipeg at 945-6565 and Toll-free: 1-800-665-6565. The Secretariat also provides a rural directory for seniors housing in Manitoba. Located at 1610-155 Carlton Street. Phone: (204) 945-2127. Email .
Manitoba Seniors Guide . Information on a wide range of resources for older Manitobans.
Manitoba Housing. Manitoba Housing offers housing accommodations for seniors 55+ throughout Manitoba.
Rent Aid . If you live in a private market rental, you may be eligible for a rental subsidy to help with rental payments.
WRHA’s Support Services to Seniors . The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) has a complete resource listing for Seniors. The list of the support services include: Community Resource Councils; Congregate Meal Programs; Senior Centres; and Tenant Resource Programs. The WRHA website also includes directories on Long Term Care, such as Personal Care Homes . General inquiry calls: (204) 926-7000.