211 Manitoba 211 Manitoba is a searchable online database of government, health, and social services that are available across the province. Website: www.mb.211.ca
55 Plus The 55 PLUS Program, a Manitoba Income Supplement, provides quarterly benefits to lower-income Manitobans who are 55 years of age and over, and whose incomes are within certain levels. Eligibility is based on income reported in your tax return from the previous year. Applications can be submitted anytime during the year. Address: Provincial Services 100 – 114 Garry Street Winnipeg, MB R3C 4V4 Phone: 204-948-7368 Toll Free: 1-877-587-6224 Website: www.gov.mb.ca/fs/eia/55plus.html Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manitoba Government Resident Portal The Manitoba Government resident portal provides up to date information on programs and services for Manitobans including search criteria for caregivers and for seniors. For more information on programs and services for caregivers. Website: www.residents.gov.mb.ca
Manitoba Pharmacare Program Pharmacare is a drug benefit program for all Manitobans whose income is seriously affected by high prescription drug costs. Pharmacare coverage is based on total family income and the amount you pay for eligible prescription drugs. Each year you are required to pay a portion of the cost of your eligible prescription drugs referred to as the Pharmacare deductible. Your deductible is based on your total family income. Phone: 204-786-7141 | Toll Free 1-800-297-8099 (in Manitoba) | TTY: 204-774-8618 Online Form: www.gov.mb.ca/health/pharmacare/forms.html Website: www.gov.mb.ca/health/pharmacare/index.html
Manitoba Tax Assistance Office To provide information and assistance to Manitoba residence with enquiries about Manitoba income tax, tax credit programs and program applications. To monitor all program claims to ensure accuracy, to assist in correction of inaccurate claims and to recover ineligible amounts previously claimed by taxpayers.
The Primary Caregiver Tax Credit provides recognition and financial support to individuals who serve as primary caregivers for more than 90 days. Caregivers can now claim this tax credit when they file their income taxes. For information on claiming this tax credit through the income tax system, contact the Manitoba Tax Assistance Office. Contact: Phone: 204-948-2115 | Toll Free: 1-800-782-0771 Email: email@example.com Website: www.gov.mb.ca/finance/tao