Members of SMD Alliance are Manitobans with disabilities, either as people with a disability themselves or as family members of someone with a disability.

Our SMD Alliance members keep us in touch with the realities that people with disabilities face in their daily lives, helping us direct strategies and programming to meet existing and future needs. SMD Alliance members have a first-hand perspective of what types of programs are currently available, how those programs might be improved and what new programs should be developed.

As a member of SMD Alliance, you will:

There are also other benefits to SMD Alliance membership:

Northland Healthcare 
10% discount for in-stock, regular priced items. This discount excludes parts, repairs, labor and special ordered items. Northland Healthcare Products service locations in Winnipeg.  

Winnipeg Hearing Centers
10% off any hearing aid purchase, to a maximum of $500. This offer excludes already discounted or special items. Accepted at all Winnipeg Hearing Centers.

Become a Member

To become a member of SMD Alliance, a person must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  1. If you - or in the case of a child the parent or legal guardian - have received service through SMD within two years of applying,
  2. or if you are an active member in good standing with any of the SMD Self-Help Clearinghouse organizations, you are eligible to become a Member.

If you feel that you meet the membership requirements, print off the application, fill it out and then send it (along with your membership fee payment, if possible) to:

SMD Alliance
825 Sherbrook Avenue
Winnipeg MB
R3A 1M5

Please note that all membership applications are subject to a review by the SMD Alliance Board of Directors and may be subject to membership fees as determined by the Board. Once an application is received, you will be notified of your acceptance or rejection.