Food & Housing
Winnipeg Harvest – This organization also provides referrals to rural food banks. For Food Assistance call Winnipeg Harvest Inc. at 204-982-3660 or toll-free at 1-800-970-5559 or email

NorWest Coop Community Food Centre – programs about food and nutrition in Winnipeg.

Housing and Emergency Shelters

Manitoba Housing – Affordable and subsidized housing options for those living on low to moderate-income. Information and applications for rental, repair and home ownership programs are available at: Housing and Community Development - Find Housing.

Co-op Housing - Cooperative Housing Federation - Manitoba office.

Residential Tenancies Branch (RTB) - help to solve problems and provide information and assistance regarding rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. Call toll-free 1-800-782-8403 or email or go to Manitoba Residential Tenancies Branch

Healthy Housing – For tenants living with housing problems that might affect their health and well-being (such as bed bugs, rodents, or lack of heat) contact bylaw Enforcement Services. Within Winnipeg call 311; outside of Winnipeg contact the local Public Health Inspector at Health Protection.

Community Safety – Public Safety Investigations – Manitoba Justice program to assist residents of a neighbourhood who fear for their safety related to ongoing unlawful activities. Call 1-800-954-9631 or go to Manitoba Justice - Safer Communities.

Emergency Shelters – A directory by region can be found at Resources and Supports Available in Manitoba. To find emergency shelter locations call 204-417-2110 or visit Winnipeg Rental Network - Emergency Shelters.

Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters – Domestic Violence Crisis Line and Violence Prevention Program – Call toll-free1-877-977-0007 or visit Manitoba Women's Shelters.

Men’s Resource Centre Emergency Shelter – Call toll-free 1-855-672-6727 or visit Men's Resource Centre of Manitoba.




Booklet (2017)

Project summary