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Melita offers all the amenities of a larger center, but in a more relaxed and firendly environment. As a member of our community we want to insure your family is healthy and safe. Melita is proud to offer many health services, an RCMP detachment and a volunteer fire department.


The Southwestern Manitoba Regional Library Melita Branch holds over 22 ,709 books or items on a wide variety of subjects. Also part of the library’s collection is non-print materials such as videos and talking books. The public is also encouraged to access the internet, word processors and informational programs available on the two library computers for a small fee.

Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed at noon

Schedule: Open on Tuesdays to Fridays

Contact: 204-522-3923, 149 Main Street or email

Health and Emergency

Melita has an 11 bed hospital with a 20 bed personal care unit adjacent. The health complex also provides space for community health, public health, mental health, continuing care and therapy services.

Melita Health Center: 204-522-3403

Adult day program

A program offered to eligible persons to provide socialization and activities for the client and/or respite are for the caregiver.

Please contact Melita Care Case Coordinator 204-522-4314.

Adult Community Mental Health

Counselling to adult individuals experiencing mental health concerns. Facilitates admission to appropriate medical/psychiatric facilities when necessary.

Please contact Melita Community Mental Health Worker 204-522-4313.


Pre-hospital emergency care and transfer to other care facilities is provided 24 hours a day by trained volunteers and professional staff. Please contact 911.

Lifeline Emergency System

Home emergency response system for the elderly and disabled.

Contact Senior Services of Antler River for application and rental information 204-522-8466.

Bath Program

Whirlpool baths are available to those unable to bath independently.

Contact Home Care Case Coordinator at 204-522-4314. Business Office: Melita Health Center 204-522-4300.

Cardiac/Diabetic Education Program

Provides education programs for people with diabetes and their families upon physician referral. Also includes education for health care professionals.

Please contact Virden health Unit 204-748-4346.

Therapy Services

Physiotherapy and ocupational therapy provided to outpatient, inpatient and home care referals.

Please contact Melita Health Center 204-522-4318.

Diagnostic Services

Scheduled lab and x-ray services are provided Monday to Friday, during regular hours and on emergency basis.

Please contact Melita Lab & Imaging 204-522-4305.


Diet counselling is available to inpatients and outpatients by physician referral.

Please contact Regional Clinic Dietician at 204-748-4367.

Handi-van Service

The Melita & area Handi-van offers door to door transportation for day trips, medical appointments, adult programming, and group charters.

Flat rate within town limits: $4.00, one-way / $8.00, round trip
Best rate out of town:
$4.00, one-way / $8.00, round trip
Mileage of $0.60 per loaded km
Waiting time fee: $12.50/hour for medical and $15.00/hour for non-medical

To book a ride, phone 204-264-0447
Address: Box 613, Melita MB R0M1L0

Senior Services and Congregate Meals

Senior Services of Antler River offers volunteer and fee for service to seniors and disabled persons, such as : Emergency Response Info Kit; Lifeline Emergency Response System; information; recreation; blood pressure checks; foot care; visiting; transportation; errands; yard work; housecleaning; and much more.

They also offer Congregate Meals for seniors to have a nutritious, well-balanced noon meal, and at the same time, offering opportunity for socializing in a home-like atmosphere.   View their brochure: cover pageinside page

Contact the Senior Services Local Coordinator at 204-522-8466; For congregate meals, contact the Melita Lodge at 204-522-8795.

 Home Care Services

Services are provided to clients needing assistance to meet their activities of daily living needs and meeting the criteria, this service is adjusted to each individuals needs.

Please contact Nutrition Services Department – Melita Health Centre 204-522-4303.

Palliative Care

The Regional Pallative Care Program provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary, integrated end of life care to individuals and their family members throughout illness and bereavement.

Contact Regional Palliative Care Coordinator 204-747-1832.

 Public Health:

Provides care, information and support to families in the areas of health promotion, immunizations, early childhood development, reproductive health, pregnancy/childbirth and parenting.

Please contact Melita Public Health Nurse 204-522-4312.