Senior Organizations & Support Services
Active Living Coalition for Older Adults (ALCOA)
ALCOA-MB is a partnership of organizations and individuals who encourage older Manitobans to maintain and enhance their well-being through a lifestyle that embraces daily physical activities. Services include Safety & Security, Social Inclusion and Counselling services.
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults (formerly Age & Opportunity)
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults is a not-for-profit social service agency that provides programs and services to older adults 55+ that support and enhance the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual lives of older persons.
Creative Retirement Manitoba (CRM): The Centre for Lifelong Learning
CRM contributes to the well-being of older persons and their communities. They develop and offer innovative, interactive learning opportunities with and for older persons.
Mensheds Manitoba is a membership driven grassroots organization, run by experienced men for men. Communal activities enhance positive attitudes and well-being for men individually and in their homes.
Senior Centre Without Walls through A & O: Support Services for Older Adults offers free educational and recreational programs over the phone. The program reaches out to socially isolated older adults 55+ living in Manitoba. Individuals and groups are welcome. There is no cost to register and participants call into a toll-free number. A & O can also call participants into the line that are unable to do so themselves. www.ageopportunity.mb.ca
Transportation Options Network for Seniors (TONS)
TONS informs and educates Manitobans on transportation options that enhance quality of life and promote age-friendly communities.
Aboriginal Seniors Resource Centre of Winnipeg
Barber House Seniors Centre
Brooklands Pioneer Senior Citizens Club
Charleswood Senior Centre
Good Neighbours Active Living Centre
Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre
High Steppers Seniors Club
Pembina Active Living 55+ (PAL)
Rady Jewish Community Centre
St James/Assiniboia 55+ Centre
Bureau of Pensions Advocates
The Bureau of Pension Advocates is an independent federal division of Veterans Affairs Canada. It has qualified lawyers and represents veterans, peacetime military servicemen and / or women, RCMP officers and their widows at appeal board hearings under the Pension Act and the RCMP Superannuation Act,
Toll free: 1-877-228-2250
Royal Canadian Naval Benevolent Fund (RCNBF)
The RCNBF helps relieve distress and promote the well-being of members and former members of the Naval Forces of Canada and their dependents. The fund provides interest-free loans or grants to veterans and ex-service personnel and / or their spouses. The loans are for such expenses as food, clothing, home repairs, funeral costs, medical, dental, optical, surgical and prosthetic services. One time scholarships and bursaries of $2,000 to children and grandchildren of eligible members may also be provided.
Veterans Affairs Canada
VAC offers a wide range of services and benefits to meet the changing needs of qualified veterans; Canadian Forces members, serving and discharged members of the RCMP; and certain civilians and their families.