There are no permanent roads connecting Lac Brochet with other parts of Manitoba (there are some that are passable only during the winter). Many residents travel using the Lac Brochet Airport located near town.
Petit Casimir Memorial School is the K-12 school in the community.
As of February 2013 the total membership of Northland First Nation was 1,024 with 868 members living on-reserve and 156 members living off-reserve. The First Nation is governed by a Chief and six councillors  and is affiliated with the Keewatin Tribal Council. The Keewatin Tribal Council with its head office in Thompson represents eleven First Nations in Northern Manitoba.