Housing & Emergency Shelter

Food Assistance

Winnipeg Harvest – provides food assistance for people in Winnipeg and 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 appointments@winnipegharvest.org.

NorWest Coop Community Food Centre – provides food and nutrition support in Winnipeg.

Dial a Dietitian and Regional Healthy Eating Services - lists nutrition programs and Dial-A-Dietitian, which provides free nutrition information. Call a registered dietitian at 204-788-8248 in Winnipeg or Toll-free at 1-877-830-2892.

Housing and Emergency Shelters

Manitoba Housing – Social and affordable housing options for those living on low to moderate income. Information and applications available for rental, repair, and home ownership programs.

Co-op Housing - Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada

Residential Tenancies Branch (RTB) - Help to solve tenancy disputes and provide information and assistance regarding rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. Call 204-945-2476 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-800-782-8403 or email rtb@gov.mb.ca.

Healthy Housing – For tenants living with housing problems (such as bed bugs, rodents, or lack of heat).

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 204-945-3475 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-800-954-9361.

Centre Flavie-Laurent (CFL) – A charitable organization that provides furniture, household items and clothing free of charge to those in need. Located at 450 Provencher Boulevard in Winnipeg, CFL is open from 9 am-1 pm Monday to Friday. Call 204-231-9513. 

End Homelessness Winnipeg - Listings for emergency shelters, outreach, housing supports, affordable housing, and other services for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Email info@endhomelessnesswinnipeg.ca.

Homeless Shelters


Steinbach Today House

Brandon Contact Crisis brochure

Domestic Violence/Family Violence
Emergency Shelter Services

Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters – Domestic Violence Crisis Line and Violence Prevention Program – Call toll-free 1-877-977-0007.

Family Violence Emergency Women's Shelters - an online directory by region.

Men’s Resource Centre of Manitoba Emergency Shelter – Call 204-415-6797 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-855-672-6727.

Information and Resources

Manitoba Stop the Violence - how to recognize the signs of an unhealthy/abusive relationship and ways to take action.

Family Violence Prevention Program - what family violence is and where to go for support.

Support Services for Victims of Domestic Violence



Resources and Benefits

Booklet (2020)

Project summary