Financial Counselling & Literacy
Prosper Canada Learning Hub - a variety of resources to support practitioners, policy-makers, funders, and advocates working to advance the field of financial empowerment. Prosper Canada has collected and curated training materials, research reports, webinars and other resources oriented towards programs and research that build and support financial well-being.
  • Neighbourhood Financial Health Index (NFHI) - the first of its kind in Canada, this index enables users to see how well individual neighbourhoods are doing when it comes to household financial health. It was developed by the Canadian Council on Social Development and Prosper Canada, with support from others (Acknowledgements).

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. Call 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 atob@seedwinnipeg.ca.

  • 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.

Manitoba Financial Literacy Resource - provides an inventory of existing financial literacy programs and services from various Manitoba government departments, agencies, and provincially funded community organizations.

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Manitoba - financial counselling. CPA is a regulatory body that represents more than 9,000 members, candidates and students.

Canada Money and Finances - Once you have your benefit return in hand, it's important to effectively manage your money. This Government of Canada resource includes information about your financial rights and responsibilities, budgeting, and saving.

Credit Counselling- a 211 Manitoba listing of credit counselling services in Manitoba.


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