As a result of an over-burdened public health care system, the government of Manitoba offers direct funding to individuals who meet a certain set of criteria. You may be eligible for funding from the Government of Manitoba, which can be used at your discretion to hire private services such as the ones we at Life Matters provide! This is referred to as funding for self-managed care.
In some cases, families become responsible for organizing care for their loved ones, should the loved one be eligible for funding, this would be referred to as funding for family-managed care.
We've included the link to the Independent Living Resource Centre's outline on the process of obtaining direct funding:
This page outlines the steps required to obtain provincial funding to manage your own health care services. If you have any questions, or require any further information, please contact us and we'll help you to navigate the application process!