Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Dakota Tipi – Dakota Tipi First Nation

P: 204-857-4381
E: Online Contact Form


Dakota Tipi First Nation is situated approximately 2.5 miles southwest of the city of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, roughly 80 km west of Winnipeg, on the Yellow Quill Trail and can be reached by a paved class “C” highway. The reserve consists of Parish Lot 25 and Parish Lot 24. In 1985, the Reserve also secured Parish Lots 16, 17, and 18 for a total of 371.8 acres or 150.48 hectares. Its population is 418, in which 214 on reserve, 204 off reserve. The Dakota Wicozani Tipi – Health and Wellness Centre and the Oyate Wota Dakota Tipi Food Bank both have Facebook pages/groups that can be found on the Dakota Tipi website. https://www.facebook.com/groups/373511016095251/


Dakota Tipi also has the Takoza Awanwiciyakapi Child Care Centre, Happy Eagle Park, and DTFN Outdoor Rink Facility with lots of activities for families and youth.

Family Daycare Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Local Health Care Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Manitoba Inuit Association

Health and Wellbeing

The MIA board has long been concerned with the health and wellbeing of long-term Inuit residents, as well as new arrivals. While no specific funding has been secured by MIA to help tackle the serious and complex health and wellbeing issues facing Inuit in Manitoba, we have prioritized a number of objectives related to health and wellbeing for action.

Health Insurance / Health Coverage Nutrition Housing Family Housing Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Indigenous Senior Resource Centre

Indigenous Senior Resource Centre Services

P: 204-586-4595
E: [email protected]

A1 – 100 Robinson St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R2W 5H5


The Indigenous Senior Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization that utilizes a holistic approach to ensure the respect and well-being of Indigenous Seniors in Winnipeg. The Indigenous Senior Resource Centre offers the following services: Housing Information, Programs/Activities, Cultural Services (Sacred Medicines), Volunteer Opportunities, Emergency Food Supports, Outreach Services, and Referrals. It also offer the following activities: Arts & Crafts, Sewing Club/Knitting, Traditional Music & Arts Program, Health & Wellness Workshops, Spring Flea Market, Food & Merchandise Bingos, Traditional Medicines, Medicine Picking, Music in the Park, Monthly/Annual Celebrations, Exercise Club, Woodworking, Music/Singing Classes, Christmas Craft Sale, Christmas Caroling in the Community, and Busy Bee Gardening Club (Seasonal).

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Senior Services Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami - Philanthropic Initiatives

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami – Funding Resources

P: Toll Free 1-866-262-8181
E: Online Contact Form

Suite 1101-75 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
K1P 5E7


A listing of funding resources to combat Inuit food insecurity – hunger resources.

Community Community Activism Connection to Home Community Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Life's Journey Inc. - Miikana Pimatiziwin

Life’s Journey Inc. Programs & Services

At Life’s Journey, we strive to build on mentoring relationships to meet each person where they are at. We provide services that are clinically informed, culturally relevant, wellness oriented, and relationship and strengths-based, with environmental adaptations and case management to support each program participant to practice their gifts.

Advocacy Health Advocacy Housing Advocacy Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Peer Support Health Disability Services Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Mental Health Housing Family Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Lynn Lake Friendship Centre Inc.

Lynn Lake Friendship Centre Facebook Page

Office Hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm closed for lunch. Please feel free to stop by, have some coffee and find out what we have to offer !

Community Friendship Centres Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Programs

Community Care – Natural gathering places for Winnipeg’s urban Indigenous community that are community driven, culturally relevant prevention and support based programs that include drop-in, emergency services, workshops, training and volunteer opportunities. Caring for Our Relatives – Protect children and honour the sacred bond of families with their children by ensuring Indigenous children remain connected to their family and community. Youth Development – Honours youth as the current and future generation of leaders through culture, education, recreation, empowerment, training, employment and leadership development opportunities. Indigenous Knowledge – Returning to our Indigenous values and practices of caring for one another. Specialized programs to lead truth and reconciliation initiatives and our leadership role to support a strong sister organization network.

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Advocacy Legal Advocacy Community Friendship Centres Family Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Health Mental Health Workshops Transportation Transit Programs Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Southquill Health Area Foodbank Inc.

Southquill Health Area Foodbank – Erickson – Onanole-Sandy Lake

Food Bank serving the areas of Erickson, Onanole, and Sandy Lake, MB. Open Monday to Friday 10-3pm Registration on Mondays Hamper Pick Up on Wednesdays 12-3pm Call 1-800-691-9026 to register. The food bank is a collaboration between Rolling River First Nation, Services for Seniors, and local volunteers, which distribute food hampers to hungry families once a week.

Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

True North Aid

True North Aid – Stones of Support

P: Phone or TEXT: 1-226-444-3385
E: [email protected]


True North Aid is dedicated to serving and supporting northern and remote Indigenous communities in Canada through practical humanitarian support. Our Stones of Support help us to define projects based on various levels of need and support. This includes self-determination, health, food, reconciliation, housing, water, education and culture.

Advocacy Human Rights Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Accessing Supports / Services Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Disability Services Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

University College of the North (UCN)

UCN Mamawechetotan Centre

P: 204-627-8698
E: [email protected]

436-7th Street East
The Pas Campus
The Pas, Manitoba Canada
R9A 1M7


The Mamawechetotan Centre is a beautiful space that provides a warm, welcoming environment for students to relax and socialize. It is an ideal place to interact with our resident and visiting Elders, fellow students, study, cook, utilize the computer lab, or just relax between classes. After hour’s accessibility are available please contact Centre Coordinator to make arrangements. The Mamawechetotan Centre located at The Pas Campus can be found next to the Enrolment Services Office inside the main entrance. We encourage and invite students to participate in the many Cultural, Family and Fun events that take place on campus, such as: ( posters and emails will be sent out prior to each event) Pipe Ceremonies (feast following pipe ceremony), Sweat Ceremonies, Craft Sessions, Baking in Cree Sessions, Acoustic Nights, Drumming/ Singing, Movie Nights, Lunch Guests – Sharing Knowledge Sessions, and much more. We also have the food pantry and Milk & Bread Coupons that can be used if needed.

Community Community Groups / Community on Campus Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

1JustCity - Community Outreach

West Broadway Community Services

1JustCity at West Broadway Community Services provides a safe, accepting environment with services and programs that support peoples’ physical and emotional needs. We provide a supper program, emergency food pantry, and programming focused on building healthy families — especially for those expecting babies or raising pre-schoolers. The Indigenous Cultural Program is interwoven in the programming and events at all three of 1JustCity’s spaces: West End Drop-in, West Broadway Community, and Oak Table.

Family Accessing Supports / Services Parenting Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

1JustCity’s West End Drop-in offers health and wellness programs to meet basic needs and help individuals and families thrive in Winnipeg’s West End community. Programs include a daily Drop-in, Indigenous Cultural Programming, Community Capacity Building Programming, food supports, and more.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Peer Support Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Agape Table

Agape Table Services

We believe there is hope in nutrition, dignity in choice, and power for change in the community. Free Bagged Breakfast – Monday – Friday: 7am – 11am. Available to all each weekday morning is a bagged breakfast that contains a nutritious bowl of soup, sandwich, drink, and often more. Emergency Food Bank. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 2pm. Agape Table hosts hamper programs for families. Every week 220 people come through a registered food bank depot. If you need to register call Winnipeg Harvest at 204-982-3663.

Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

L’Université de Saint-Boniface / Université de Saint-Boniface (USB)

Banque alimentaire Chez Norma / Chez Norma Food Bank

L’Association étudiante de l’Université de Saint-Boniface gère une banque alimentaire. Il s’agit d’un service gratuit qui collecte et distribue des denrées alimentaires aux étudiantes et étudiants dans le besoin.

USB’s student association (AEUSB) manages a food bank. This is a free service that collects and distributes food to students in need.

Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

City of Brandon

Brandon Community Resources

The City of Brandon Poverty Committee is a committee of Council dedicated to helping improve the quality of life and access to resources for everyone inclusively. The Brandon Community Resource page is one piece of a strategic plan, focused on bringing information together in one place and helping to build partnerships with local organizations. On this page you will find crisis supports for Brandon, social service supports, supports for homelessness, housing, healthcare and healthcare supports, and Manitoba ID card info.

Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Local Health Care Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Elmwood Community Resource Centre ECRC

ECRC Community Programs

P: 204-982-1720
E: [email protected]

The community programs include some research projects for the betterment of the community and the environment as well as the Green Team and two programs for giving local residents better access to essential food. The Elmwood Community Gardens are made possible by partnerships with our sister organizations the Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation, the WRHA, Community Ventures, and other stakeholders in the community. BETTER ACCESS TO GROCERIES (BAG) is a non-profit program under the Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation (CNRC) sponsored Essential Foods in Elmwood and in partnership with Together In Elmwood (TIE) Parent Child Coalition, Chalmers Community Centre, Elmwood Community Resource Centre, and other community partners. Our mission is to provide the Chalmers neighbourhood and surrounding Elmwood community better access to fresh and low-cost fruits and vegetables, as well as promote community engagement activities and healthy eating.

Health Nutrition Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

University of Manitoba

UM Food Bank – U of M Food Bank

E: [email protected]

University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2


The UM Food Bank is open to in-person service. To be eligible to use the food bank, students must be enrolled (full or part-time) in the current academic term. You are welcome to use the services once every three weeks, at no cost to you, to help offset the costs of your groceries during times of financial distress. Visit us in room 518 University Centre – please bring your UM student card with you. The food bank is open Mondays through Fridays from 9 am until 4 pm daily.

Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

University of Winnipeg

UWSA Foodbank

The UWSA Foodbank is offering students in need to receive a Grocery Hamper while supplies last. UPDATE: Foodbank is suspended until further notice. Students and other registered clients can call Winnipeg Harvest at (204) 982 3660 to rebook their appointment at a different location. Students and community members can sign up for UWSA Foodbank by calling Harvest Manitoba at 204-982-3660. Please keep your Student ID handy before you make the call. Students who are Canadian residents or permanent residents will also need their Health Card.

Urgent Services Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services
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