University of Manitoba - CHS - Get Your Benefits - Financial Counselling & Literacy
Financial Counselling & Literacy
Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS) – A free, non-profit, United way and Government of Manitoba funded agency providing counselling, education and options for accessing resources, managing income, debt and navigating the financial systems that affect your daily life. Contact 1-888-573-2383.

SEED Winnipeg - Living on a low income? Access to Benefits program at SEED Winnipeg can help you. To book an appointment call 204-927-9945 in Winnipeg or email

  • Get information about government benefits and apply for benefits you qualify for.
  • Open an RESP and get money for your children’s education.
  • Get the ID needed to access benefits.
  • Open bank accounts and file income tax returns.

Manitoba Securities Commission – Provides education programs about real estate, investing basics, child savings, women’s programs and other information.

Financial Literacy Resource - Manitoba government resource.

Chartered Professional Accountants Manitoba  - Financial counselling.

Canada Money and Finances - Once you have your benefit return in hand, it's important to effectively manage your money. Information is available from the Government of Canada about your financial rights and responsibilities, budgeting, and saving.





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