Indigenous Peoples Resources
One-pager resource sheet for Indigenous families - general information on obtaining ID, filing taxes, income assistance, health care, housing, education/training, and Covid-19 resources.

Indigenous Services Canada – A federal government department providing information and services to Indigenous people in the Manitoba Region. You can also find information about Indigenous communities, tribal councils, and active political organizations across Manitoba. Call toll-free 1-800-567-9604 or email:

Non-Insured Health Program – For First Nations and Inuit people, this program through the federal government pays for drugs, dental services, and other health benefits not otherwise covered under provincial programs.

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs/WRHA– Patient Advocate Unit

Eagle Urban Transition Centre (EUTC) – A service organization mandated by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and serving as a central location for First Nations clients seeking transitional support while living in and/or relocating to Winnipeg. EUTC assists First Nation children and adults with disabilities by helping access services and resources, including Jordan's Principle, to meet their needs and protect their rights. Call 204-954-3050.

Jordan’s Principle Child First Initiative – Jordan’s Principle makes sure all First Nation children living in Canada can access the products, services and supports they need, when they need them. Funding can help with a wide range of health, social and educational needs. Families living in First Nations communities can access Jordan’s Principle through their local Jordan’s Principle case managers. In Winnipeg Eagle Urban Transition Centre (EUTC) can help families access Jordan’s Principle. For more information call 1-855-572-4453, TTY 1-866-553-0554. 

Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc. (CAHRD) – A non-profit, human resource development organization that delivers literacy, education, training, and employment services to the urban Aboriginal population of Winnipeg. Call 204-989-7110.

Urban Circle Training Centre (UCTC) - provides culturally appropriate education and training for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit women and men in Winnipeg. The organization offers adult learning services and several certificate programs. For more information, call 204-589-4433.

Ka Ni Kanichihk - offers programs and services that focus on wholeness and wellness, and that build on the strengths and resilience of Indigenous peoples. To learn more, call 204 953-5820 or email

Guide to Winnipeg for Indigenous Manitobans 2019 [pdf]

Native Addictions Council of Manitoba (NACM) – Their mission is to provide traditional healing services to First Peoples through holistic treatment of addictions.

Other Resources

Northern Patient Transportation Program - subsidizes medical transportation costs for eligible Manitoba residents in the north to obtain medical or hospital care not available in their home community. Subsidies may include costs for an essential escort.



Resources and Benefits

Booklet (2020)

Project summary