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Food Programs

Ambulance/Fire Department/Police 
Address: Fire Department: 124 3rd Street North East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1N7
RCMP/Police Station: 340 Lorne Avenue East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3M8
Phone: 9-1-1.
Fire Department non Emergency Phone Number: 204-239-8340
RCMP Non-Emergency Phone Number: 204-857-4445 
Services: For medical emergencies. Call an ambulance any time someone is hurt or seriously ill and one is not able to manage the injury or illness. If unsure, call an ambulance.  
Eligibility: Anyone. 
Cost: Ambulance trips are generally not considered an insured service through Medicare. Unless covered by a private insurance or by special coverage and exemptions, payment is the caller's responsibility. 
How to Access: Call 9-1-1. 
Hours: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.


City of Portage la Prairie After Hours Trouble Calls
Address: N/A
Phone: 204-239-8340 – Fire Department
Services: Provides after hour services for trouble calls. 
Eligibility: Anyone
Cost: N/A (free)
How to Access: Call to report any trouble after hours.


Portage Service for Seniors Emergency Response System (Lifeline Program) 
Address: 165 Saskatchewan Avenue East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 0L7 
Phone: 204-239-6312 
Services: A personal safety program designed to permit at-risk individuals to live at home, with access to help at the push of a button. Subscribers of this system wear a personal help button. If help is needed, the subscriber can push the help button and an electronic message is sent via telephone to the emergency response centre. The emergency response centre will then contact pre-determined responders. 
Eligibility: All
Cost: Units are available for a minimal monthly rental fee.
How to Access: Phone or visit for more information

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