What is the SafetyAid program?
SafetyAid is a crime/falls prevention program that helps
prevent break and enters and gives seniors a greater sense
of safety and security in their homes. SafetyAid also
provides material on how to prevent falls.
The program is offered in partnership with Province of
Manitoba, Winnipeg Police Service, RCMP and local law
How much does it cost?
Individuals and couples 65+, living in the communities
listed below are eligilble for a free home safety and falls
If SafetyAid is not accessible in your area, a video or DVD
is available to educate you on crime prevention and falls
Safetyaid also provides free community presentations on crime and falls prevention.
Who is eligible for an audit and free safety devices?
Seniors 65+ who live in the community and have a net
income below $25,000 if single or a combined net income of
less than $30,000 for couples. Victims of a break and enter
or home invasion will receive first priority.
Seniors who exceed the income levels are eligible for free
safety and falls prevention audits.
What safety devices does SafetyAid provide?
SafetyAid can install deadbolts, peepholes, swing bars,
smoke alarm batteries and extra address numbers. The team
also provides falls prevention material: non-slip bath mats,
nightlights, flashlights, fluorescent stair tape, ice melt
for sidewalks and ice grip tips for canes.
Who do I call?
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults Intake Line
In Winnipeg: 204-956-6440
Toll Free: 1-888-333-1808
To download the SafetyAid Fact Sheet, (English)
*Please note – SafetyAid currently services the
Ebb and Flow First Nation
Lac du Bonnet
Little Black River First Nation
Pine Creek First Nation
Portage la Prairie
Sagkeeng First Nation
Ste. Rose du Lac