Programs and Services

Quality of Life Grant Program – Equipment – MB Division

  • Assistive Devices & Medical Supplies

Are you an individual diagnosed with MS and require assistance with the purchase of assistive devices? You can apply for a maximum of $300 under the Quality of Life Grant Program.

Quality of Life – Equipment Grants

Quality of Life - Equipment Grants are made available by the MS Society of Canada to people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) towards the purchase of equipment to enhance quality of life. Quality of Life – Equipment Grants are considered last resort funding, meaning all other potential funding sources must be fully explored (e.g., Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) etc.)

Eligibility Criteria

  • A written confirmation of diagnosis of MS and an assessment of need from a Health care professional
  • Residence of Manitoba
  • Completed application form
  • Funding availability and declaration of financial need

The Quality of Life - Equipment Grant Program offers financial assistance with the purchase, repair and/or permanent loan of mobility equipment or safety devices for the home that may include:

  • Wheelchairs and wheelchair supplies (both power and manual)
  • Wheeled Walkers
  • Scooters
  • Hospital Beds
  • Lifts (i.e. stair glides, ceiling tracks, portable)
  • Vehicle Modification
  • Air Conditioners
  • Bathroom Modification Equipment
  • Other Assistive Devices

Note: Items not eligible for funding include:

  • Drugs
  • Respite services
  • Housekeeping or cleaning services
  • Therapy services
  • Treatments/therapy
  • Food supplements or phone bills.
  • Licensed vehicles, etc.

For more information on the Quality of Life – Equipment Grant, please contact: Tara Mamchuk, Coordinator – Community Connections, at 1-800-268-7582 ext. 4904 or email: tara.mamchuk@mssociety.ca.

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