Rent Assist - a monthly shelter-related financial benefit to help low-income Manitobans who pay rent in the private market. It is available to households on EIA who have shelter costs and to low-income Manitobans renting in the private market who are not on EIA.
Community Unemployed Help Centre – provides information and help with Employment Insurance (EI) or with Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) problems. Call 204-942-6556 in Winnipeg or toll-free 1-866-942-6556 outside Winnipeg or email email@example.com.
Fair Practices Office - provides confidential and impartial assistance to Manitobans applying for or receiving services from Department of Families' programs who feel they have not been treated fairly - including concerns with the Employment and Income Assistance program. The Fair Practices Office investigates complaints, mediates disputes and makes recommendations on individual cases to program staff based on investigation outcomes.
Social Service Appeal Board (SSAB) - provides a formal and independent appeal process for decisions about EIA eligibility and benefits. SSAB reviews appeals for the marketAbilities Program, and other programs offered by Manitoba Families.
Canada Benefits Finder – offers you help getting back to work, temporary income support, and skills training. Canada benefits can help connect you with appropriate programs and services – truly a one-stop shop. Similarly, you will find information to help with your housing and health needs whether you are a newcomer to Canada, a person with a disability, or an Indigenous person. Try the online benefits finder to get a customized list of federal and provincial programs and services.
Training and Employment Services (formerly Employment Manitoba) – helps Manitobans prepare for, find and keep employment and support for training to meet labour market needs. A wide range of employment and training services are offered through partnerships with community-based organizations and employers. Call 204-945-0575 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-866-332-5077 (outside Winnipeg) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jobs on Market - provides help with finding a job for individuals who are applying for or receiving Employment and Income Assistance (EIA). Staff will provide quick support to participants to identify service needs, make referrals, and encourage progress throughout the job search. On-site services include resume development, identifying job leads, and direct marketing to employers. Visit 128 Market Avenue in Winnipeg, Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm or call 204-948-JOBS (5627).