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System Navigators

Looking for supports for older adults? Find and access the health, social supports and services that you need to live safely and independently in your community.

What is a System Navigator?

System navigators are people and organizations who can help you find programs, resources and services.

How can System Navigators Help?

Sometimes it can be hard to know where to go or who to talk to about your specific needs. System navigators are there to help you locate solutions right in your neighbourhood.

What Community Health Supports are Available?

These are the six different factors that help you maintain well-being:






Equity & inclusion

Who are System Navigators?

While not intended as an exhaustive list, these specific organizations stretch across our entire health system to help provide the public with information about where and how to access a variety of health and social services offered across the Winnipeg health region.

211 Manitoba

Available 24/7 in 150 languages

Ph: 211
Email: [email protected]
Online chat: available

Seniors Resource Finders

Refers you to resources such as: E.R.I.K (emergency response information kit), transportation options, yard & home maintenance, meal programs


A & O Support Services for Older Adults

Ph: 204-956-6440
Email: [email protected]

*Support for newcomers: A & O Support Services for Older Adults provides settlement support and formal and informal English language classes for newcomers.

Canadian Mental Health Association Service Navigation Hub

Referral service for mental health and addiction resources, including but not limited to CMHA programs.

Ph: 204-775-6442
Email: [email protected]

Family Doctor Finder

To access many health care programs and services you need a primary care provider. Staff will work with you to find a home clinic, which will then connect you to appropriate health services. Registration is required.

Ph: 1-866-690-8260 (Toll Free)

WRHA Indigenous Health

The WRHA Indigenous Health Centralized Support team is available to help connect Indigenous older adults to various support services.

Ph: 1-877-940-8880 (Toll Free)
Email: [email protected]