Manilla offers many services typically offered in larger communities. Local Police, Fire, and First Responder services enhance the daily lives of area residents. The city is in the unique position of being the electric, natural gas, and water provider for the community. Manilla is served by a locally owned phone company: Farmers Mutual Cooperative Telephone Company, which also provides cable television to the community. Several licensed and registered day care providers are located in Manilla.
Two hospitals are within 15 minutes of Manilla. Clinical services, home health care options, and dental services locally are available as well. Substance abuse treatment is available at the Manning Family Recovery Center, located at the Manning General Hospital. Dental service is locally available.
The Manilla Manor is a conveniently located 60 bed skilled nursing care facility. Manilla Manor employs around-the-clock staff of 70 to 75 people.