The Town of Arborg is fortunate to have a wealth of community services that provide for a healthy and dynamic community spirit. Arborg is a full service community offering essential infrastructure and public services providing our community and business sectors the opportunity to invest and grow well into the future.
Some of our community services include:
Arborg offers comprehensive health services for residents and is at the leading edge of innovative health care delivery in Manitoba. Arborg's Health Center has grown to play a significant role in delivering many of the day-to-day area health services. For more information on the Interlake Regional Health Authority, please visit them at www.irha.mb.ca
The Arborg & District Health Centre, a sixteen bed facility, offers full laboratory and x-ray services. Longer term health care is available in its attached 40 bed Personal Care Home.
Arborg's extensive health and social services also including Manitoba Health & Family Services Office, Dental Clinic, Denturist, Optometrist, Physiotherapist, Assisted Living Facility, and Therapeutic Massage Services.
Quality of life is an important part of Arborg's development that has created a beautiful, secure place to live, and gives peace of mind to the local residents. To assist in maintaining the public health of residents and visitors, emergency AEDs are placed at the following locations: Arborg Bifrost Arena, Noventis Credit Union, Viking Motors, Arborg Bifrost Fire Department, Vidir Machine, and Diemo Machine.
Interlake Crisis Support contact numbers;
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
Mental Health Crisis Services 1-866-427-8628
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Irata Centre
Aborginal Crisis Support 1-888-962-6294
Klinic Community Health Centre 1-888-322-3019
Farm & Rural Stress Line 1-866-367-3276
Provincial Suicide Line 1-877-435-7170
Interlake Health and Wellness contact numbers:
Facts of Life Line 1-800-432-1957
Teen Touch 1-800-563-8336
AIDS/STD Line 1-800-782-2437
Gay & Lesbian Info 1-888-399-0005
The Arborg Veterinary Clinic (204-376-2797) offers both small and large animal care, including grooming and boarding.
The Office of the Chief Veterniarian (OCV) implements the Humane Inspection Program. The primary goal is to protect the welfare of animals through enforcement of the The Animal Control Act in the province of Manitoba. The office receives, inspects and investigates animal welfare concerns. Please contact them if you suspect an animal is not receiving proper care (such as adequate food, water, shelter, medical attention, etc.) or if you suspect an unlicensed breeding operation or kennel. They can be reached by Phone 204-945 -8000, Email firstname.lastname@example.org , or Fax 204-945-4327.
Evergreen Regional Library:
The former CPR Railway Station is now the Home of the Evergreen Regional Library. The building was declared a heritage site and as such was restored to its original condition. Complimenting the rows upon rows of books are the Community Access Computer fitted with high speed Internet access. 292 Main Street.
Hours of Operations
Monday 11 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday 1 PM - 8 PM
Wednesday 12 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 11 AM - 5 PM
Story Hour every Wednesday morning 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM for ages 3 to 5.
For more information please call 204-376-5388.
Arborg & District Seniors' Resource Council:
The Seniors' Resource Council offers a variety of services to seniors in the Arborg and surrounding area. Implemented in 1997 when a need was recognized for centralized Senior services, much has been accomplished since that time. Services offered by the Seniors Resource Council include: Congregate meal program, Home Emergency Response Units, Fee for Service Programs and Handi-Van services. The Seniors Resource Council also organizes large celebration dinners during the year, in particular at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
If you are interested in further information about the Seniors Resource Council or any of our programs please call Maureen Sigurgeirson at 204-376-3494.
We are also happy to be an Age Friendly Community. For more information please visit the Seniors Resource Network at http://seniors.cimnet.ca/cim/19.dhtm. A newly formed Arborg Age Friendly Club meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7 PM, at the former Seniors Clubhouse located at the Recreation Centre. More information is available by contacting the Kristine Kristjanson at 204-364 - 2209 or Bev Einarson 204-376-2456. Every Monday at 7 PM is Whist night!
Arborg Bifrost Fire Department:
The Arborg Bifrost Fire Department (ABFD) is a dedicated volunteer organization, with a mandate of providing fire fighting and related emergency services to Arborg and the surrounding area. For more information, visit their website at www.arborgfire.com. (911)
Service Canada provides personal service every Thursday in Arborg from 10 AM to Noon, and 1 PM to 3 PM. Services include: Social Insurance Numbers, Canada Pension Plan, Passport Applications (pick-up and general enquiries only), Old Age Security, Apprentice Incentive Grant, Employment Insurance, Canada Learning Bond, Pleasure Craft License, Canada Education Savings Grants and other Government of Canada Programs & Services. Located at the Provincial Building, 317 River Road, Arborg.
Available at the Rural Municipality of Bifrost office located at 329 River Rd. 204-376-2391
Schools - Education:
Arborg Early Middle Years School– 204-376-5054
Arborg Collegiate– 204-376-2605
Arborg Play Group– 204-376-5109
- Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Youth Drop In Centre
The Bridge Youth Drop In Centre opened its doors in March of 2011. Located at 285 Ardal Street, the Centre is open to all youth in Grades 7 through 12 with the exception of Tuesday evenings which are reserved for Grades 9 - 12 teens only.
The Bridge is open Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 to 10:30 PM; Wednesday 3:30 - 6 PM; Friday 7 - 11 PM, and occasionally Saturday from 7 - 11 PM.
Recreation, leisure and sports are vital components in the make-up of a strong, healthy community. The Town of Arborg has many organizations with great diversity that keep people active and enthused.
The Arborg-Bifrost Parks & Recreation Commission provides the community with great facilities to perform these activities and continues to bring new and exciting events to Arborg each year. Arborg hosts many regional and provincial championships in a variety of sports, with many visitors and athletes recognizing Arborg is “Friendly Manitoba”.
The commitment to recreation, leisure and sport in Arborg, from the whole community, is enormous and allows the different organizations to grow and prosper. Arborg has developed into a community that prides itself in providing activities, events and programs to suit everyone’s needs and interests. The Arborg-Bifrost Parks & Recreation Commission welcomes everyone to participate and be active in one of our many local events.
For more information on upcoming events, check the events calendar or the Recreation Centre information pages on this site or call 204-376-5576.
Local Street Lighting problems can be reported to 1-888-624-9376 or visit Manitoba Hydro online at www.hydro.mb.ca
and follow the links under Customer Service "Report a Street Light Problem". The location of the light must be given.