Jordan’s Principle & Post Majority Support Services

Jordan’s Principle

Jordan’s Principle is a legal rule and child-first principle named in memory of Jordan River Anderson. It esnures First Nations children receive the services and supports they need when they need them. Canada is legally responsible for implementing Jordan’s Principle.

What is covered?

Any service, support or item that a First Nations child needs, including:

  • Health needs
    • Mobility aids
    • Medical health services
    • Medical supplies
  • Social needs
    • Land-based activities
    • Specialized summer camps
    • Respite
  • Educational needs
    • Tutoring
    • Teaching assistants
    • Assisted technologies

Who is eligible?

First Nations children from birth to the age of majority (to the age of 18 in Manitoba).

How do I apply?

To apply by phone, please call the MKO Office at: (204)-500-0530 

To download the Jordan’s Principle Intake Form, please click here.

For more information, please contact Tiffany Martens, Program Administrative Assistant, by email at: [email protected]

Post-Majority Support Services

Ensuring that all First Nations youth and young adults aging out of care are given opportunities to thrive like any other youth or young adult in Canada by supporting them in the delivery of wrap-around services that promote holistic positive outcomes.

What is covered?

Eligible activities are based on the distinct needs of youth and young adults and could include activities under the following eight pillars.

  • Financial Supports
  • Housing
  • Culture & Spirituality
  • Advocacy & Rights
  • Educational & Professional Development
  • Relationship Building/Development
  • Health & Well-Being
  • Emerging Adulthood Development

Who is eligible?

Youth who are in First Nations Child and Family Services care and are approaching the age of majority, who have exercised a voluntary care provision to leave care prior to the age of majority, and/or individuals who have reached the age of majority and are under the age of 26.

How do I apply?

To apply by phone, please call the MKO Office at: (204)-500-0530 

To download the Post Majority Support Services Intake Form, please click here.

For more information, please contact Tiffany Martens, Program Administrative Assistant, by email at: [email protected]