Community Investment Guide

Here’s the essential network of over 100 programs, partnerships and agencies which together address Winnipeg’s most critical social issues.

Focus area legend:
● Helping kids be all they can be Moving people from poverty to possibility Inspiring healthy people, strong communities


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Aboriginal Health & Wellness Centre of Winnipeg

Address: 214 & 215-181 Higgins Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 3G1
Website: AbCentre.org Phone: (204) 925-3700 Fax: (204) 925-1206 Email: info[at]abcentre.org

Provides contemporary and traditional health and wellness resources to improve lives in the urban Aboriginal community. Healing is holistic, culture-based and for all Aboriginal people. United Way supports the Mino-Pimatiziiwin (Men’s Healthy Living) Program which provides a range of services for First Nation, Metis and Inuit men living in Winnipeg.


Aboriginal Visioning for the North End

Address: 586 Selkirk Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2W 2M9
Social Media: Twitter Website: AboriginalVisioning.com
Phone: (204) 586-5940 Email: abvision2[at]mts.net

A partnership that supports and increases the voice and vision of Aboriginal residents in the North End, including:

  • Aboriginal Senior Resource Centre
  • Andrews Street Family Centre
  • Community Education Development Association
  • Inner City Social Work Program, University of Manitoba
  • Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre
  • Mount Carmel Clinic
  • Native Women’s Transition Centre
  • Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad
  • North End Community Helpers Network
  • North End Community Renewal Corporation
  • North End Women’s Centre
  • Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape
  • Urban Circle Training Centre

ACOMI Youth Mentorship Program 

Address: 101-421 Kennedy St., Winnipeg, MB R3B 2N2
Website: acomi.ca Phone: (204) 221-6696  Email: info[at]acomi.ca

Through a wide range of cultural and educational activities, community elders and team members associated with African Communications of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI) are mentoring young Winnipeggers to explore their unique gifts and develop leadership skills that will encourage stronger families and a better community.


AFRICAN COMMUNITY OF MANITOBA INC (ACOMI)

Address: 101-421 Kennedy St. Wpg, MB R3B 2N2
Website: acomi.ca Phone: (204) 221-6696 Email: info[at]acomi.ca

The Youth Mentorship Program will work to strengthen – primarily, but not exclusively – youth, and families associated with the African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI) through identity building, social inclusion, and mentorship. ACOMI will use a “culturally focused service model”, wherein team members and community elders will provide a wide range of educational, mentoring and cultural activities.


A&O: Support Services for Older Adults

Address: 200-280 Smith St., Winnipeg, MB R3C 1K2
Website: ageopportunity.mb.ca Phone: (204) 956-6440 Fax: (204) 946-5667 Email: info[at]ageopportunity.mb.ca

Offers services to improve the quality of life for seniors and their families. These include resource information, referrals, counselling, health and safety education, and advocacy. Information and supports related to finding a new place to live, recreation and volunteer opportunities are also available.

Senior Centres and Satellite Programs:
400 Stradbrook Ave., ph: (204) 956-6490
715 Telfer St. N, ph: (204) 975-5167


Andrews Street Family Centre (ASFC)

Address: 220 Andrews St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 4T1
Website: asfc.mb.ca Phone: (204) 589-1721 Fax: (204) 589-7354 Email: office[at]asfc.ca

Provides a place in the community where families work to meet their own needs. United Way supports three programs at ASFC. The Pritchard Place Drop-in Centre offers a safe place for children and youth in the inner city. The Parents Helping Parents program provides outreach and practical support to families and their children. The volunteer program is an opportunity for community residents to strengthen their work skills.


Art City

Address: 616 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0W8
Website: artcityinc.com Phone: (204) 775-9856 Fax: (204) 784-2882 Email: programs[at]artcityinc.com

Offers free art programs in a safe setting for youth and adults in the West Broadway neighbourhood. Through instruction and mentorship, art becomes a community-building tool. United Way supports a range of services including drop-in art classes, a healthy snack program, artist workshops, and annual events. Artists help youth and adults build their skills in pottery, painting, printmaking and photography.


(The) Arthritis Society

Address: 105-386 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R6
Social Media: Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Website: Arthritis.ca
Phone: (204) 942-4892 Fax: (204) 942-4894 Email: info[at]mb.arthritis.ca

Provides counselling and therapy to families, couples and individuals to enhance personal, interpersonal and spiritual well-being. Services are open to everyone and are sensitive to gender and culture.


Aurora Family Therapy Centre

Address: University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
Website:aurora.uwinnipeg.ca Phone: (204) 786-9251 Fax: (204) 772-2547 Email: aurora[at]uwinnipeg.ca

Provides counselling and therapy to families, couples and individuals to enhance personal, interpersonal and spiritual well-being. Services are open to everyone and are sensitive to gender and culture.


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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg

Address: 2nd Flr-765 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 0N2
Social Media: Facebook YouTube
Website: bigwinnipeg.com Phone: (204) 988-9200 Fax: (204) 988-9208 Email: main[at]bigwinnipeg.com

Matches volunteers with youth in need of friends, support, and guidance. Volunteer “Bigs” help “Littles” gain confidence and self-esteem en route toward a happy and successful future.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Winnipeg

Address: 300-61 Juno St., Wpg, MB R3A 1T1
Social Media: Facebook
Website wbgc.mb.ca Phone: (204) 982-4940 Fax: (204) 982-4950 Email: reception[at]wbgc.mb.ca

Personal Employment Program: Phone: (204) 982-4940
Aberdeen Club: 415 Stella Ave. Phone: (204) 582-4403
Freight House Club: #4-200 Isabel St. Phone: (204) 783-8640
Gilbert Park Club: 35 Gilbert Ave. Phone: (204) 982-3609
Ryerson Club: 10 Ryerson Ave. Phone: (204) 275-1756
Sister McNamara Club: 460 Sargent Ave. Phone: (204) 942-1919
Victor Mager Club: 81 Beliveau Rd. Phone: (204) 255-0042
Burrows Resource Centre 1100 College Ave. Phone: (204) 982-4940
Polson Club: 491 Munroe Ave. Phone: (204) 982-4940
Dalhousie Club: 262 Dalhousie Ave. Phone: (204) 982-4940
Norquay Club: 132 Lusted Ave. Phone: (204) 982-4940

A safe, supportive place where children and youth participate in healthy activities, make positive friendships, and learn respect for self and others. United Way supports a range of services including leadership development, education programs, recreation, arts and crafts, and job training.

CSI (Community Schools Investigators)
Summer Learning Enrichment Programs

In partnership with local schools, community agencies and residents, offers summer learning opportunities for youth aged six to12 living in low-income situations. Currently available in six inner city neighbourhoods, the program’s goal is to help kids do better in school, as well as increase job skills for older youth.


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Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNET)

Address: Unit 202-765 Main St., Wpg, MB R2W 2N5
Social Media: Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr
Website: ccednet-rcdec.ca/en/manitoba Phone: (204) 943-0547 Email: breimer[at]ccednet-rcdec.ca

Helps individuals and communities find local solutions to local needs. United Way provides funding for the Manitoba page on CCEDNet website and the annual CD/CED Gathering.

Spark

Address: 580 Main St., Wpg, MB R3B 1C7
Phone: (204) 837-7275 Fax: (204) 942-7785 Email: spark[at]ccednet-rcdec.ca

A program of CCEDNet, connects volunteer professionals to a broad range of community economic development projects. Clients range from emerging community groups with good ideas, to well established organizations. Spark matches clients with providers, and offers ongoing support during the technical assistance delivery.


Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Address: 930 Portage Ave., Wpg, MB, R3G 0P8
Social Media: Facebook
Website: cmha.ca Phone: (204) 982-6100 Fax: (204) 982-6128 Email: office[at]cmhawpg.mb.ca

Works to ensure people affected by mental health problems have the same rights, choices and access to service as all people. Support is available for anyone experiencing problems with services they are currently using or trying to access. CMHA also offers information and referrals, skills development and public education to individuals, families, and the community.


Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute (CMWI)

Address: 61 Juno St., Wpg, MB R3A 1T1
Social Media: Facebook
Website: cmwi.com Phone: (204) 943-8539 Fax: (204) 943-8541 Email: contact[at]cmwi.ca

Provides programs and services that help newcomer Muslim women participate and contribute fully in the community. Services include community gatherings, job referral, English conversation groups, Halal community pantry, Moms and Tots’ program, peer support group, home visits, sharing circle, exercise class and a sewing training program.


Canadian Paraplegic Association Manitoba (CPA)

Address: 211-825 Sherbrook St., Wpg., MB R3A 1M5
Website: cpamanitoba.ca Phone: (204) 786-4753 Fax: (204) 786-1140 Email: winnipeg[at]canparaplegic.org

Works to promote independence, self-reliance and full community participation for persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities. United Way supports rehabilitation counselling, peer support, vocational and employment services, community advocacy, case management, and information services.


Canadian Red Cross Society (Manitoba Region)

Address: 1111 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 0S8
Phone: (204) 982-7330 Fax: (204) 942-8367 Email: jane.hunt[at]redcross.ca

United Way supports a range of disaster services including those that help re-connect loved ones separated by disaster or war. United Way also contributes to the RespectED program, which keeps young people safer by reducing abuse and injuries.


Centre Renaissance Centre

Address: 844 Autumnwood Dr., Wpg., MB R2J 1C1
Phone: (204) 256-6750 Fax: (204) 256-5504 Email: renais[at]mts.net

Offers family and marriage counselling to individuals and couples in both French and English. Workshops, support groups, and anger management classes are also available to teens and adults.


CNIB – Manitoba and Saskatchewan Division

Address: 1080 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 3M3
Website: cnib.ca Phone: (204) 774-5421 Fax: (204) 775-5090 Email: manitoba[at]cnib.ca

Assists blind, visually impaired, and/or deafblind people in dealing with the challenges of life in a sighted world. With support from United Way, CNIB offers counselling, orientation and mobility services, career and employment services, and low vision and library services. Additionally, CNIB offers assistive technology assessment and training, peer support and leisure groups for adults and seniors, as well as early intervention for infants and pre-school children.


Community Education Development Association (CEDA)

Address: 470 Stella Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2V1
Social Media: Facebook
Website: cedawpg.org Phone: (204) 582-5800 Fax: (204) 582-2801 Email: ceda[at]cedawpg.org

Offers resources and skills development to help North End residents strengthen their communities. CEDA operates the Youth Opportunity Program at two inner city high schools and a Refugee Women’s Centre on the edge of Central Park in downtown Winnipeg.

Pathways to Education

Address: 419 Selkirk Ave.
Phone: (204) 582-7434
Is a program that focuses on lowering high school dropout rates, increasing access to post-secondary education and closing the “opportunity gap”. Pathways collectively provide a holistic approach that supports students to complete their education and make the transition into a successful career.


Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS)

Address: 516-294 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3C 0B9
Social Media: Facebook
Website: cfcs.mb.ca Phone: (204) 989-1900 Fax: (204) 989-1908 Toll Free: (888) 573-2383 Email: cfcs[at]mts.net

Offers assessment, credit counselling, budgeting, debt consolidation and debt repayment for individuals and families experiencing financial difficulties. CFCS also provides information and referrals for people receiving or applying for income assistance. A voluntary tax preparation program helps individuals living in low-income situations complete tax returns at 35 sites throughout Winnipeg.


Community Living Winnipeg (Association for Community Living (ACL) Winnipeg Branch)

Address: 120 Maryland St., Wpg., MB R3G 1L1
Social Media: Facebook
Website: aclwinnipeg.ca Phone: (204) 786-1414 Fax: (204) 774-4402 Email: acl[at]aclwinnipeg.ca

Works to improve the lives of people living with intellectual disabilities through referral and consultation services, workshops and conferences. Families learn to support one another through the Family Connections network and young people have the opportunity to socialize through the Among Friends program.


Community Ownership Solutions – Inner-city Renovations

Address: 539 Jarvis Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 3B2
Website: communityownership.com Phone: (204) 586-9600 Fax: (204) 586-9595 Email: jbaker[at]icdevelopment.ca

A social purpose enterprise, Inner-City Renovations creates construction jobs for people in low-income situations. Employees work alongside skilled tradespeople, receive academic upgrading, and work toward earning certification in construction trades.


Community Unemployed Help Centre (CUHC)

Address: 501-275 Broadway, Wpg., MB R3C 4M6
Phone: (204) 942-6556 Fax: (204) 947-9557 Email: cuhc[at]mts.net

Provides information, representation, and support services to help individuals access employment insurance (EI) benefits. The centre also conducts educational presentations on employment-related issues and the social and economic cost of unemployment. As well, CUHC engages in public interest advocacy and test case litigation to ensure the EI program provides income support to workers who become unemployed.


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Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba (EFSM)

Address: 544 Selkirk Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2M9
Social Media: Facebook
Website:efsmanitoba.org Phone: (204) 589-7335 Fax: (204) 589-7338 Toll Free: (800) 582-5655 Email: execdir[at]efsmanitoba.org

Offers support and advocacy services to women in conflict with the law. Services include information on the court process, emotional support, pre-release planning, short-term counselling and crisis intervention, and the Stoplifting program. EFS also provides supervision to women on parole, a clothing bank, art program, educational services, as well as policy development and research.


Elmwood Community Resource Centre (ECRC) & Area Association

Address: 200 Levis St., Wpg, MB R2L 2C2
Social Media: Facebook
Phone: (204) 982-1720 Fax: (204) 982-1723 Email: ecrcaa[at]elmwoodcrc.com

Supports neighbourhood stability and resident participation in local decision-making through employment programs, literacy training, graffiti removal, community safety initiatives, family supports, youth programs and community events. ECRCAA also works with the Keenleyside community and provides assistance and resources.


Elwick Village and Resource Centre

Address: 1417 Fife St., Wpg., MB R2P 0A2
Phone: (204) 632-5992 Email: evrcexecdir[at]shaw.ca

Operates a community kitchen, clothing exchange and community cupboard. Elwick also offers programs for children and their parents, and assists families and community members with practical supports and access to necessary services.


Eyaa-Keen Healing Centre Inc.

Address: 547 Notre Dame Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 1S5
Website: eyaa-keen.org Phone: (204) 783-2976 Fax: (204) 284-7292 Email: eyaakeen[at]mts.net

Eyaa-Keen offers treatment programs and services for Aboriginal adults. The program focuses on the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical well-being of those who have experienced trauma and/or major loss. The Centre’s programs explore new ways, behaviours and disciplines so participants can contribute more as parents, workers, and mentors within their family, community, and society.


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Family Dynamics

Address: c/o Portage Place, 401-393 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 3H6
Website: familydynamics.ca Phone: (204) 947-1401 Fax: (204) 947-2128 Email: info[at]familydynamics.ca

Community Family Resource Centre
Address: 1190 Plessis Rd.
Phone: (204) 777-1215 Fax: (204) 777-1214 Email: plessisfamilyresourcecentr[at]mts.net

Mayfair Family Resource Centre
Address: Unit A-146 Mayfair Ave.
Phone: (204) 477-5652 Fax: (204) 477-5668 Email: mayfair[at]mts.net

St. Anne’s Family Resource Centre
Address: Unit #39-565 St. Anne’s Rd.
Phone: (204) 255-8387 Fax: (204) 257-6360 Email: stannesr[at]mts.net

Tuxedo Family Resource Centre
Address: Unit 1, 222 Doncaster St.
Phone: (204) 488-2133 Fax: (204) 488-2202 Email: tuxedoresourcecentre[at]mts.net

Westgrove Family Resource Centre
Address: Unit D-76 Westgrove Way
Phone: (204) 832-3770 Fax: (204) 832-6423 Email: westgrov[at]mts.net

Woodydell Family Resource Centre
Address: Units 67 68, 625 St. Anne’s Rd.
Phone: (204) 254-8581 Fax: (204) 255-2831 Email: woodydel[at]mts.net

Offers counselling and programming for individuals, couples and families to improve communication and parenting skills and help people live without violence. Six Family Resource Centres throughout Winnipeg offer counselling, a community kitchen, community cupboard, home visits, and opportunities to network and socialize through family fun nights, crafter co-ops, breakfast clubs and community celebrations.


Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre (FGWRC)

Address: 1150 A Waverley St., Wpg., MB R3T 0P4

Outreach Centre:
Address: 104-3100 Pembina Hwy., Wpg., MB R3T 4G4
Website: fgwrc.ca Phone: (204) 477-1123 Fax: (204) 475-9127 Email: info[at]fgwrc.ca

Offers counselling, support groups, referral services, information sessions, workshops and other resources to help women achieve their potential. These include volunteer and training opportunities that provide access to valuable skills. The Outreach Centre offers a drop-in, clothing program, a harvest program, community support, and emergency assistance for women and their children. FGWRC is also a partner in the AssetBuilder’s Partnership, helping families save money and achieve financial independence.


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Girl Guides of Canada – 3 Areas of Winnipeg

Address: 213-530 Century St., Wpg., MB R3H 0Y4

Prairie West Area:
Phone: (204) 775-3003 Fax: (204) 774-9271

Lagimodiere/Grand Pines Area:
Phone: (204) 253-3937 Fax: (204) 255-4388

Email: bishop[at]mts.net | lag[at]mts.net | ggcpwa[at]girlguides.mb.ca

Helps girls and young women build leadership and teamwork skills, and enables them to give back to the community through service projects. Fun and challenging tasks in a supportive setting promote personal growth and build self-esteem.


Good Neighbours Active Living Centre

Address: 720 Henderson Hwy., Wpg., MB R2K 0Z5
Social Media: Facebook
Phone: (204) 669-1710 Fax: (204) 661-0750 Email: gnsc[at]mts.net

Promotes independence, dignity and well-being for older adults through programs and services that address physical, social, intellectual and spiritual needs. United Way supports outreach services to older adults at risk of social isolation in the Elmwood/East Kildonan area.


Graffiti Art Programming (GAP)

Address: 109 Higgins Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 0B5
Social Media: Facebook
Website:graffitigallery.ca Phone: (204) 667-9960 Fax: (204) 949-0696 Email: info[at]graffitigallery.ca

Provides youth with a safe and accepting space to build artistic skills and confidence, and offers kids positive ways to express themselves. United Way supports a range of services including free after school art lessons, a life skills training program and an exhibit space for young artists.


Guid’amies franco-manitobaines

Address: 273 Tache Ave, St Boniface, MB R2H 1Z8
Social Media: Facebook
Website: guidamiesfm.org Phone: (204) 237-6217 Fax: (204) 235-1279 Email: guidesfm[at]mymts.net

Helps francophone girls and women build leadership and teamwork skills, and enables them to give back to the community through service projects. Fun and challenging tasks in a francophone setting promote personal growth and build self-esteem.


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Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba

Address: Unit N119-2109 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3J 0L3
Social Media: Facebook
Website: manitobahospice.ca Phone: (204) 889-8525 Fax: (204) 888-8874 Email: info[at]manitobahospice.mb.ca

Champions the development of hospice and palliative care for the people of Manitoba through education, information, advocacy and service. United Way supports the Hospice Companion Program where trained volunteers provide emotional support and practical assistance in the home for individuals and families living with terminal illness. In addition, United Way supports bereavement information, referral, and support services for individuals and families affected by a grief experience.


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ImagineAbility

Address: 500 Madison St., Wpg., MB R3H 0L4
Social Media: FaceBook
Website: imagineability.ca Phone: (204) 956-9700 Fax: (204) 943-1893 Email: info[at]imagineability.ca

Provides employment opportunities in custom packaging and assembly for people with an intellectual disability. United Way supports an employment assessment program.


Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM)

Address: 95 Ellen St., Wpg, MB R3A 1S8
Social Media: Facebook
Website: ircom.ca Phone: (204) 943-8765 Fax: (204) 943-4810 Email: info[at]ircom.ca

Provides support and settlement services to newcomer families. These include transitional housing, youth programs, literacy classes, community resources, and volunteer opportunities. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, IRCOM offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


Immigrant Centre Manitoba Inc.

Address: 100 Adelaide St., Wpg, MB R3A 0W2
Social Media: Facebook
Website: icmanitoba.com Phone: (204) 943-9158 Fax: (204) 949-0734

A broad range of resources assists new immigrants in transitioning to their new home in Manitoba. Services include needs assessments, settlement information, referral, advocacy, translation and interpretation, and access to Notary Publics. United Way supports the Centre’s volunteer program and community outreach.


Independent Living Resource Centre

Address: c/o Portage Place, 311A-393 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 3H6
Social Media: Facebook
Website: ilrc.mb.ca Phone: (204) 947-0194 Fax: (204) 943-6625 Email: thecentre[at]ilrc.mb.ca

Offers people living with disabilities the opportunity to develop and manage their own resources. Services include information and referral, research and development, peer support, independent living skills programs, self-advocacy and community outreach. In addition to these core services, United Way also supports the PACE program, developed and delivered by persons with disabilities to train personal care attendants.


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Jewish Child and Family Service

Address: C200-123 Doncaster St., Wpg., MB R3N 2B2
Social Media: Facebook YouTube
Website: jcfswinnipeg.org Phone: (204) 477-7430 Fax: (204) 477-7450 Email: jcfs[at]aspercampus.mb.ca

Offers a range of services including personal, marriage and family counselling; support for older adults; mental health and child welfare services; newcomer resettlement; and a volunteer program.


The John Howard Society of Manitoba (JHS)

Address: 583 Ellice Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 1Z7
Social Media: Facebook
Website: johnhoward.mb.ca Phone: (204) 775-1514 Fax: (204) 775-1670 Email: office[at]johnhoward.mb.ca

The John Howard Society of Manitoba works primarily with men who have offended before, during and after their incarceration. JHS programs and services are intended to be tools clients can use for making better choices in their lives in future. We also work with victims and offenders to repair harm and restore peaceful relations using a restorative justice approach.


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Kã Ni Kãnichihk

Address: 455 McDermot Ave., Wpg., MB R3A 0B5
Website: kanikanichihk.ca Phone: (204) 953-5820 Fax: (204) 953-5824 Email: admin[at]kanikanichihk.ca

Seeks to awaken the spirit of Aboriginal people through culturally-based education, training, employment, leadership, community development, and healing and wellness programs. Services are rooted in the restoration and reclamation of cultures.

Empowering Our Little Sisters

Supports a mentorship program created by Aboriginal women to share their time, wisdom, and experiences with Aboriginal girls ages 7-15 in order to build their confidence, self-esteem, and selfawareness.


Kildonan Youth Activity Centre (KYAC)

Address: c/o 800 Salter St., Wpg., MB R2V 2E6
Website: 7oaks.org/Programs/KYAC Phone: (204) 586-0327 Fax: (204) 589-0121 Email: pierre.feng[at]7oaks.org

Offers a range of safe, organized recreational and educational activities for youth aged eight to 17 during the critical hours when they are not in school: evenings, weekends, in-service days and school holidays. KYAC provides young people with job and volunteer placements and works to build a strong connection between youth and their community.


Knowles Centre

Address: 2065 Henderson Hwy., Wpg., MB R2G 1P7
Website: knowlescentre.ca Phone: (204) 339-1951 Fax: (204) 334-4173 Email: info[at]knowlescentre.ca

Provides treatment and support services for children, youth, and their families. Programs include group care treatment, day treatment, and foster care treatment. As well, the Centre houses an on-site school and Aboriginal cultural program. United Way supports the Centre’s sexual abuse treatment program for children and non-offender family members.


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The Laurel Centre

Address: 104 Roslyn Rd., Wpg., MB R3L 0G6
Website: thelaurelcentre.com Phone: (204) 783-5460 Fax: (204) 774-2912 Email: info[at]thelaurelcentre.com

Men’s Resource Centre
Address: 200-321 McDermot Ave. Phone: (204) 299-0875 Email: info[at]thelaurelcentre.com
Website: mens-resource-centre.ca

Provides individual and group counselling to women who have experienced childhood or adolescent sexual abuse. Programs include individual and group therapy, couples counselling, parenting groups, and short-term crisis intervention. The Laurel Centre also provides supportive services for men who have experienced stressors in their lives. Programs include drop-in, individual and group counselling through their Men’s Resource Centre.


Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba (LDAM)

Address: 617 Erin St., Wpg., MB R3G 2W1
Social Media: Facebook
Website: ldamanitoba.org Phone: (204) 774-1821 Fax: (204) 788-4090 Email: ldamb[at]mts.net

Provides supports for individuals with a learning disability and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. United Way supports the Association’s resource centre, lending library, tutoring services, and services for newly diagnosed individuals. LDAM also offers support groups and pre-employment programs.


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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Administration:
Address: 445 King St., Wpg., MB R2W 2C5
Social Media: Facebook
Website: mamawi.com Phone: (204) 925-0300 Fax: (204) 946-5042 Email: info[at]mamawi.com

Community Sites:
318 Anderson Ave.
Phone: (204) 925-0349
443 Spence Ave.
Phone: (204) 925-0348
Isobel’s Place
(formerly Adolescent Parent Residential Learning Centre)
Phone: (204) 925-0320
Circle of Care Short Term Residential Care
Phone: (204) 925-4472
Honouring the Spirit of Our Little Sisters – Safe House for Adolescent Females
Phone: (204) 925-1778
Win Gardner Place
363 McGregor St.
Phone: (204) 925-0340
Windy Hill Training and Learning Centre
Hillside Beach, MB
Phone: (204) 925-0379
Young Warriors Lodge
Phone: (204) 925-0333
Wi Che Win Program
Phone: (204) 940-4259
Housing Plus Program
Phone: (204) 582-7371

Provides culturally relevant prevention and support programs and services for Aboriginal families. With United Way’s support, Ma Mawi provides youth programming and creates opportunities for community members to train, volunteer and develop leadership skills. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, Ma Mawi also offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


Macdonald Youth Services (MYS)

Shelter/Resource Centre:
Address: 161 Mayfair Ave., Wpg., MB R3L 0A1
Social Media: Facebook
Phone: (204) 477-1804

Administration:
Address: 175 Mayfair Ave., Wpg., MB R3L 0A1
Website: mys.mb.ca Phone: (204) 477-1722 Fax: (204) 284-4431 Email: myac[at]mymts.net

Supports growth and healing for children, youth and families through safe and caring relationships. United Way supports the Youth Resource Centre shelter, which gives youth a safe place to stay for up to three nights, and offers counselling and referral services. As well, United Way supports the Positive Alternatives for Youth mentorship training project, which trains volunteer youth to help complete community projects. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, MYS also offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


Main Street Project (MSP)

Address: 75 Martha St., Wpg., MB R3B 1A4
Social Media: Facebook
Website: mainstreetproject.ca Phone: (204) 982-8245 Fax: (204) 943-9474

Second Location: 2nd Floor, 661 Main St.

Provides people who are homeless and living with poverty, addiction, mental or physical illness with emergency shelter and short-term transitional housing. United Way supports MSP’s transitional support services team, which helps individuals make choices that lead to healthier lives.


Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties (MARL)

Address: 507-294 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3C 0B9
Social Media: Facebook
Website: marl.mb.ca Phone: (204) 947-0213 Fax: (204) 946-0403 Email: ed[at]marl.mb.ca

Promotes human rights and civil freedoms by means of public education, law reviews and community outreach. MARL creates fact sheets and research for government and the public, provides advice to individuals, and offers free workshops for schools.


Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (Welcome Place)

Address: 521 Bannatyne Ave., Wpg., MB R3A 0E4
Social Media: Facebook
Website: miic.ca Phone: (204) 977-1000 Fax: (204) 956-7548 Email: wanday[at]miic.ca

Provides services to welcome, educate and help refugee newcomers successfully transition to their new home in Winnipeg. United Way supports volunteer programs that help newcomers learn more about Winnipeg while practicing English, and access vital resources including regularly scheduled clinics with services provided by medical students.


Manitoba School Improvement Program

Address: 201-357 Bannatyne Ave., Wpg., MB R3A 0E3
Website: msip.ca Phone: (204) 949-1856 Email: office[at]msip.ca

Supports schools in their efforts to help high school students do better academically. United Way supports giving students a voice in their own learning, and helping them identify the issues that matter most to them, along with solutions that take their schools, families and communities into account.

The Peaceful Village project will provide support to newcomer students and their families. The program is centred in a human rights and social justice framework. The comprehensive program includes academic, social, and financial supports. The program is designed to support newcomer students and their families.

Project Name: The Peaceful Village
Address: 201-357 Bannatyne Ave., Wpg, MB R3A 0E3
msip.ca Phone: (204) 949-1856 Email: office[at]msip.ca


Maples Youth Activity Centre

Address: 1520 Jefferson Ave., Wpg., MB R3P 1K1
Website: 7oaks.org/Programs/myac Phone: (204) 471-6922 Fax: (204) 632-6922 Email: myac[at]mts.net

Offers a range of safe, organized recreational activities for youth aged nine to 16 during the critical hours when they are not in school: evenings, in-service days, and school holidays. MYAC’s goal is to help kids do better socially and academically. MYAC also provides young people with job and volunteer placements and works to build a strong connection between youth and their community.


Marlene Street Resource Centre

Address: 6-27 Marlene St., Wpg., MB R2M 1S3
Phone: (204) 253-8994 Fax: (204) 283-7284 Email: msresource[at]shaw.ca

Supports individual ability, stronger families and a safer community through programming aimed at youth and adults within a diverse family housing complex in St. Vital. The Centre’s resources include a clothing depot, lending library, as well as computer, fax, photocopier and telephone access. Adult programs include a tenant council, community kitchen and workshops. The Marlene Street Kids Program offers a homework club, cooking group, teen group, arts and crafts and computer camps.


Marymound

Address: 442 Scotia St., Wpg., MB R2V 1X4
Social Media: Facebook
Website: marymound.com Phone: (204) 338-7971 Fax: (204) 334-1496 Email: info[at]marymound.com

Provides therapy and educational services to youth and their families. Programs include 24-hour managed care, an onsite school and crisis stabilization unit. United Way supports the Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, which provides therapy and support to youth and non-offending family members.


Meals on Wheels of Winnipeg

Address: 174 Hargrave St., Wpg., MB R3C 3N2
Social Media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Website: mealswinnipeg.com Phone: (204) 956-7711 Fax: (204) 956-7722 Email: info[at]mealswinnipeg.com

Provides hot, nutritious meals to people who are unable to prepare their own, enabling them to remain independent in their own homes.


Mediation Services – A Community Resource for Conflict Resolution

Address: 302-1200 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 0T5
Website: mediationserviceswpg.ca Phone: (204) 925-3410 Fax: (204) 925-3414 Email: info[at]mediationserviceswpg.ca

Provides training for individuals, families, neighbours and workplaces interested in learning new ways of resolving conflict. A victim/offender mediation program is also available for adult and youth offenders.


Mood Disorder Association of Manitoba

This project will bring together youth to teach them about mental illness. The main goal of the program is to introduce kids to the sense of community and belonging inherent in being part of a band while creating greater public awareness and education around mental illness and reducing stigma.

Project Name: Youth Group and Summer Rock Band Camp
Address: 100-4 Fort St. Wpg, MB R3C 1C4
Website: depression.mb.ca Phone: (204) 786-0987 Email: mdam[at]depression.mb.ca


Mount Carmel Clinic

Address: 886 Main St., Wpg., MB R2W 5L4
Social Media: Facebook
Website: mountcarmel.ca Phone: (204) 582-2311 Fax: (204) 582-1341 Email: jpretula[at]mountcarmel.ca

Provides community health services aimed at building safer, stronger inner city neighbourhoods. With support from United Way, Mount Carmel offers a dental program for people in low-income situations as well as community outreach and early childhood/parenting resources.


Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada – Winnipeg Chapter

Address: 100-1465 Buffalo Pl., Wpg., MB R3T 1L8
Social Media: Facebook
Website: mssociety.ca Phone: (204) 943-9595 Fax: (204) 943-8444 Email: info.manitoba[at]mssociety.ca

Provides support services and programs to persons affected by MS. These include information and referral, education, peer and caregiver support, and advocacy services. The MS Society also offers adapted yoga and massage programs, and operates a lending library for members.


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Native Women’s Transition Centre

Address: 105 Aikins St., Wpg., MB R2W 4E4
Social Media: Facebook
Phone: (204) 989-8240 Fax: (204) 586-1101

Kihiw Iskewock Lodge (Eagle Women’s Lodge)
Address: 667 Ellice Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 0A8
Email: nwtc[at]mymts.net

Offers a safe home for Aboriginal women and children who have experienced violence and need help making healthy lifestyle changes. Services are based on Aboriginal culture and traditions. United Way supports programs that address family violence, build supportive networks and develop healthy coping skills. United Way also supports Completing the Circle – a mentorship program that helps women transition back into the community.


Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad

Youth Resource Centre: 472 Selkirk Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2M7
Social Media: Facebook
Website:ndinawe.ca Phone: (204) 586-2588 Fax: (204) 589-4086 Email: tchristensen[at]ndinawe.ca

Provides programs of shelter, culture, recreation, education and support. The safe home provides 24-hour shelter and basic necessities for Winnipeg children/youth that are living on the streets and are at risk for abuse and exploitation. The Youth Resource Centre programs encourages youth positively in areas of education, personal relationships, life skills, parenting and culture. The drop in is a place where city youth are welcome in the evening. Services provided are; tutoring, parenting, a cooking club, computer lab, sports and art programs United Way supports a volunteer program in the Youth Resource Centre, which seeks to give both adults and local youth employment-related experience and a way of giving to the community.


New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families

Address: 400-491 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 2E4
Website: newdirections.mb.ca Phone: (204) 786-7051 Fax: (204) 774-6468 Email: barb.greenham[at]newdirections.mb.ca

Offers treatment and support for children, youth, adults and families. United Way supports the Family Therapy Program, which helps people living in violent and abusive situations, as well as crisis intervention services and ongoing support for children who have been sexually assaulted.


New Life Ministries

Address: 514 Maryland St., Wpg., MB R3G 1M5
Website: newlifewinnipeg.com Phone: (204) 775-4929 Fax: (204) 774-6468

With support from United Way, operates the Connect 2 Program and a number of community development activities and non-profit programs including an inner city renovation company, transitional housing units, the Ellice Café and catering service, and the Ellice Theatre. Connect 2 provides 2500 personal voicemail boxes for individuals and families without telephones through a network of 37 agency partners.


North End Community Renewal Corporation – Path Resource Centre (NECRC)

Address: 509 Selkirk Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2M6
Social Media: Facebook
Website: necrc.org Phone: (204) 927-2333 Fax: (204) 582-2801

PATH Employment Centre: 627 Selkirk Ave.
Phone: (204) 927-2300 Fax: (204) 582-7397

Provides training and employment services to North End residents with multiple barriers to employment. Developed in response to the needs of North End employers, participants receive career counselling and assistance with job searches.


North End Women’s Centre

Address: 394 Selkirk Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2M2
Website: newcentre.org Phone: (204) 589-7347 Fax: (204) 586-9476

The Upshoppe382 Selkirk Ave.
Phone: (204) 582-3494 Fax: (204) 589-0784 Email: info[at]newcinc.org

Helps women gain independence and control over their lives. With support from United Way, the Centre offers individual and group counselling, volunteer opportunities, a job preparation program and skills development, crisis counselling and referrals. There is also a drop-in area for women and their children as well as a second-hand clothing shop.


North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

Address: 221 Austin St. North, Wpg., MB R2W 3H8
Website: northpointdouglaswomenscentre.org Phone: (204) 947-0321 Fax: (204) 957-8978 Email: npointd[at]mts.net

Creates opportunities for women in North Point Douglas to actively participate in and contribute to their neighbourhood and the broader community. In addition to being a place for neighbours to connect, the Centre offers information on housing and employment, advocacy services, parenting groups, assistance preparing a resume, access to computers and the internet, as well as laundry facilities.


NorWest Co-op Community Health

Address: 785 Keewatin St., Wpg., MB R2X 3B9
Social Media: Facebook
Website: norwesthealth.ca Phone: (204) 940-2020 Fax: (204) 632-4666 Email: info[at]norwesthealth.ca

Recognizing the strong link between healthy communities and healthy people, NorWest promotes health and well-being via community development teams and resource centres in three Inkster neighbourhoods: Brooklands, Weston and Gilbert Park. Services include programming for teens and a catering program. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, NorWest also offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


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Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamataawin (OPK)

Address: 583 Ellice Ave., Wpg, MB R3B 1Z7
Phone: (204) 293-2201 Email: ljmorrissette[at]shaw.ca

Provides support and employment opportunities to adult Aboriginal ex-offenders. Participants are empowered to set their own goals and provide support for one another. Rooted in cultural identity, program activities include cultural practices, academic instruction, life skills and work experience in the housing renovation industry.


Opportunities for Employment

Address: 3rd-4th floors 294 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3C 0B9
Website: ofe.ca Phone: (204) 925-3490 Email: shawnm[at]ofe.ca

Ellice Location561 Ellice Ave., Wpg, MB R3B 3C6
Phone: (204) 925-3595 Fax: (204) 925-6897

Helps individuals with barriers to employment prepare for the workforce through pre-employment guidance, skills training, and job search assistance. With support from United Way, OFE also operates breakfast and clothing programs, and assists ex-offender, newcomer and Aboriginal youth ages 18 to 29 with skills development and employment.


Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape

Address: 606 Selkirk Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2N1
Social Media: Facebook
Website: oyatetipi.com Phone: (204) 589-2218 Fax: (204) 589-2347 Donation Line: (204) 589-2265 Volunteer Line: (204) 586-3796 Email: manager[at]oyatetipi.com

Recycles gently used donations of basic household items and furniture to women and children associated with agency partners including:

  • Alpha House
  • Elizabeth Fry Society
  • Ikwe-Widdijiitiwin
  • L’entre Temps des Franco Manitobaines
  • Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre
  • Native Women’s Transition Centre
  • North End Women’s Centre
  • Osborne House
  • Wahbung Abinoonjiiag
  • Women in Second Stage Housing (W.I.S.S.H.)

As well, the agency volunteer program helps participants gain experience, which can lead to opportunities for employment or advanced training and education.


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Pluri-Elles (Manitoba)

Address: 570 rue des Meurons, Wpg., MB R2H 2P8
Social Media: Facebook
Website: pluri-elles.mb.ca Phone: (204) 233-1735 Fax: (204) 233-0277 Email: pluridg[at]shaw.ca

Offers a range of community-based resources and services intended to meet the linguistic and cultural needs of the francophone community. French language counselling and related services are provided to women and children who have experienced violence. Other programs include orientation workshops for new Canadians whose first language is French. With United Way support, the agency offers literacy and job preparation/reemployment programs for both men and women. As a member of the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, Pluri-Elles offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families living in lowincome situations build their assets for longterm stability and financial independence.


Pregnancy and Family Support Services (PFSS)

Address: 555 Spence St., Wpg., MB R3B 2R9
Social Media: Facebook
Phone: (204) 772-9091 Fax: (204) 774-2161

Thrift Shop: 555 Spence St.
Phone: (204) 783-9281
Family Community Centre: 100-475 Sargent Ave.
Phone: (204) 775-9934 Email: pfss[at]mts.net

Focuses on promoting healthy pregnancy outcomes and responsible parenting as it reaches out to high-risk parents and their children. PFSS provides comprehensive age-appropriate early childhood educational experience for children aged 0 to 6 years; emergency supplies; individual, couple and family counselling; and pregnancy testing. It also provides respite child day care, parenting classes, a thrift shop, and life-skills and literacy programming for both men and women.


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Rainbow Resource Centre

Address: 170 Scott St., Wpg., MB R3L 0L3
Website: rainbowresourcecentre.org Phone: (204) 474-0212 Fax: (204) 478-1160 Email: info[at]rainbowresourcecentre.org

Promotes an equal and diverse society, free of homophobia and discrimination, by encouraging visibility, health, and self-acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited and queer youth. Services include education, support, resources, and outreach. With support from United Way, the Peer Project for Youth program provides a safe space for youth to inspire social change, improve skills, build self-esteem and confidence, and reduce feelings of isolation.


Reaching E-Quality Employment Services

Address: 305-1200 Portage Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 0T5
Website: re-es.org Phone: (204) 832-7337 Fax: (204) 947-2932 TTY: 947-3480 Email: info[at]re-es.org

Offers employment services for people living with a physical disability or health condition. These include career counselling, assistance writing resumes and cover letters, interview skills, job search and job maintenance skills. For employers, REES offers recruitment services, training seminars and consultation, as well as information and resources related to employing people with special needs. United Way supports REES in addressing the employment needs of Aboriginal mature workers, and newcomers living with a disability.


Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY)

Main Office
Address: 125 Sherbrook St., Wpg., MB R3C 2B5
Social Media: Facebook

Resource Centre
Address: 195 Young St., Wpg., MB R3C 3S8
Website: rayinc.ca Phone: (204) 783-5617 Fax: (204) 775-4988 Email: info[at]rayinc.ca

Supports youth and young adults seeking a way back from life on the streets. RaY’s Resource Centre provides basic needs for homeless youth including food, clothing, and housing referrals. RaY also offers prevention workshops, intervention, outreach and advocacy.


Rose & Max Rady Jewish Community Centre

Address: B100-123 Doncaster St., Wpg, MB R3M 0S3
Social Media: Facebook
Website: radyjcc.com Phone: (204) 477-7510 Fax: (204) 477-7530 Email: inquiry[at]radyjcc.com

Provides a broad range of social, recreational, cultural and educational opportunities for all members of the community. United Way supports the Centre’s community development activities, youth leadership programs, single parent family and mental health services, special needs buddy program, as well as programs for older adults and new Canadians.


Rossbrook House

Address: 658 Ross Ave., Wpg., MB R3A 0M1
Social Media: Facebook
Website: rossbrookhouse.ca Phone: (204) 949-4090 Fax: (204) 949-4095 Email: mail[at]rossbrookhouse.ca

Offers youth a safe alternative to the streets 365 days a year. United Way supports a range of educational, recreational, cultural and pre-employment activities that empower youth and build their self-esteem. These include crisis intervention and counselling. Through the generosity of a United Way funding partner, an innovative music program nurtures participants’ artistic talents and musical skills. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, Rossbrook also offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


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Scouts Canada, Manitoba Council

Address: 1071 Autumnwood Dr, Wpg, MB R2J 1C6
Social Media: Facebook YouTube
Website: scouts.ca Phone: (888) 992-4499 Email: manitoba[at]scouts.ca

Offers youth and young adults ages five to 26 opportunities to build self-confidence, self-respect and respect for others through recreational and educational programming. Group activities and outdoor adventures encourage learning by doing and work toward improving social and developmental outcomes for young people.


SEED Winnipeg (Supporting Employment & Economic Development)

Address: 80 Salter St., Wpg., MB R2W 4J6
Social Media: Facebook YouTube
Website:seedwinnipeg.ca Phone: (204) 927-9935 Fax: (204) 927-9930 Email: info[at]seedwinnipeg.ca

Offers supports and resources for individuals and families in low income situations as they work toward financial independence. Programs are designed to help participants secure a job, start a small business, save money and manage their finances for long term stability. Services include business training and planning assistance, access to loans, financial counselling, money management and matched savings programs.

Financial Literacy Project
Promotes increasing financial literacy for individuals and families by offering money management training and enhancing access to RESP’s to those who face barriers to financial services. In addition, this initiative aims to enhance the capacity of other organizations and community groups to incorporate the delivery of money management training and RESP supports into their ongoing programming.


Sexuality Education Resource Centre

Address: Ste 200-226 Osborne St. North, Wpg, MB R3C 1V4
Website: serc.mb.ca Phone: (204) 982-7800 Fax: (204) 982-7819 Email: info[at]serc.mb.ca

Promotes sexual and reproductive health (SRH) by offering educational programming for youth, parents and professionals. Services include information and referral, a resource library, and an immigrant health program that helps newcomers access reproductive health care. As well, the White Wolf Speaking program provides culturally appropriate SRH resources and materials to the Aboriginal community.


SMD Self-Help Clearinghouse

Address: 204-825 Sherbrook St., Wpg., MB R3A 1M5
Website: smd.mb.ca/about_clearinghouse Phone: (204) 975-3037 Fax: (204) 975-3027 Email: clearinghouse[at]smd.mb.ca

Offers smaller agencies that serve people living with disabilities and/or chronic illness the opportunity to share resources and knowledge. Working collectively, member organizations are better able to develop new approaches to common challenges and can more effectively promote institutional changes, improvements to healthcare, and changes to the law. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, SMD Self-help Clearinghouse also offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence. Current members include Asperger Manitoba Inc, Autism Society Manitoba, Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – Manitoba Chapter, DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) Manitoba, Inc., Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg, Manitoba Brain Injury Association, Manitoba Down Syndrome Society, Manitoba Huntington Disease Winnipeg Chapter, Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Post-Polio Network (Manitoba) Inc., Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba Inc. and Winnipeg Ostomy Association


SMD Services

Address: 825 Sherbrook St., Wpg., MB R3A 1M5
Website: smd.mb.ca Phone: (204) 975-3010 Email: ghillier[at]smd.mb.ca

Helps people living with a physical disability improve the quality of life for themselves and others. From education and job training to counselling and therapy, SMD connects people with the resources they need to become more independent and active in their community. United Way supports community education and training, deaf and hard of hearing services, adult and children’s leisure and recreation services, and ethno-cultural services.


Social Planning Council of Winnipeg

Address: 3rd Fl-207 Donald St., Wpg., MB R3C 1M5
Website: spcw.mb.ca Phone: (204) 943-2561 Fax: (204) 942-3221 Email: info[at]spcw.mb.ca

Acts as a bridge between government and the community: identifying and promoting awareness of social issues, human service needs and community resources; developing policies and program options; improving the delivery of social services; and supporting neighbourhood initiatives.


South Winnipeg Family Information Centre

Address: 800 Point Rd., Wpg., MB R3T 3L8
Social Media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Website: swfic.org Phone: (204) 284-9311 Fax: (204) 284-9315 Email: exec.director[at]swfic.org

Provides parenting and anger management programs, babysitting courses, support groups and workshops on family-related issues. As well, the Centre’s Clothing Closet program provides women who have experienced abuse or are in job training with good quality clothing.


Spence Neighbourhood Association

Address: 430 Langside/615 Ellice Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 0A4
Social Media: Facebook Twitter
Website: spenceneighbourhood.org Phone: (204) 783-5000 Fax: (204) 986-7092 Email: buildingbelonging[at]spenceneighbourhood.org

Encourages neighbours to take part in the revitalization and renewal of their community, and work together to address issues related to housing, safety, and health. United Way supports the Building Belonging Program, which aims to improve the social and developmental outcomes of neighbourhood children and youth by engaging them in their community.

Project Name: Junior Staff
Address: 430 Langside/615 Ellice Ave., Wpg, MB R3G 0A4
Website: spenceneighbourhood.org Phone: (204) 783-5000
Fax: (204) 986-7092 Email: buildingbelonging[at]spenceneighbourhood.org


Stroke Recovery Association of Manitoba

Address: Unit B-247 Provencher Blvd, Wpg., MB R2H 0G6
Website: strokerecovery.ca Phone: (204) 942-2880 Fax: (204) 944-1982 Email: info[at]strokerecovery.ca

Supports stroke survivors, their families and caregivers with a range of programs aimed at helping individuals return to full participation in their community following a stroke. Programs encourage self-help and provide opportunities to network and share information regarding common challenges and available resources.


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Teen Stop Jeunesse

Address: Unit A-533 St. Anne’s Rd., Wpg., MB R2M 3E8
Social Media: Facebook
Phone: (204) 254-1618 Fax: (204) 255-2129 Email: patlebla[at]mts.net

Provides youth with a safe and positive place during the critical hours when they are not in school. The drop-in centre offers recreation and volunteer opportunities, as well as hot meal and homework programs. A United Way funding partner supports the Centre’s music program, which aims to nurture young people’s artistic talents and musical skills. Programming is available seven days a week during the school year and five days a week in July and August.


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Urban Circle Training Centre

Address: 519 Selkirk Ave., Wpg., MB R2W 2M6
Website: urbancircletraining.com Phone: (204) 589-4433 Fax: (204) 582-6439 Email: hstumpf[at]urbancircle-inc.com

A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, Urban Circle Training Centre offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


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Villa Rosa

Address: 784 Wolseley Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 1C6
Social Media: Facebook Twitter YouTube
Website: villarosa.mb.ca Phone: (204) 786-5741 Fax: (204) 786-1077 Email: administration[at]villarosa.mb.ca

Provides care, support and shelter to young, pregnant women. Services include counselling and parenting programs, an in-house high school, and pre and post-natal housing. United Way supports the Parent/Child Centre and the Toddler Program. A partner in the Winnipeg AssetBuilders Partnership, Villa Rosa also offers money management training and matched savings programs that help individuals and families in low-income situations build their assets for long-term stability and financial independence.


Volunteer Manitoba (VM)

Address: 410-5 Donald St., Wpg., MB R3L 2T4
Social Media: Facebook Twitter
Website: volunteermanitoba.mb.ca Phone: (204) 477-5180 Fax: (204) 284-5200 Toll-free: 1-888-922-4545 Email: delores.jansen[at]volunteermanitoba.ca

Contact Community
Website: contactmb.org Phone: (204) 287-8827 Fax: (204) 287-8785 Toll-free: 1-866-266-4636

Helps volunteers identify and meet community needs. Programs include a resource library and referral service that matches agencies and volunteers. Training is also available to build volunteers’ skills in areas such as board development, fundraising and volunteer management. Additionally, VM operates CONTACT Community Information, a comprehensive community database.


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West Broadway Youth Outreach

Address: 203-222 Furby St., Wpg., MB R3C 2A7
Website: westbroadwayyouthoutreach.com Phone: (204) 774-0451 Email: wbyo[at]mts.net

Offers a safe place for youth ages four to 12 in the West Broadway area. Programs respond to the emotional, educational, social and recreational needs of youth. Staff and volunteers provide positive role models and support healthy behavior while working to build young people’s leadership and social skills. United Way supports a range of services including a homework club, day trips and summer camps.


West Central Community Program

Address: 103-365 McGee St., Wpg., MB R3G 3M5
Social Media: Facebook
Website: westcentralcommunityprogram.com Phone: (204) 772-9315 Fax: (204) 774-1847 Email: west_cent[at]shaw.ca

Supports the healthy growth of neighbourhood youth and their families through a range of fun and educational activities. United Way supports a number of services including after school programs, small group projects, summer camps and special family events. The program also provides youth with job experience.


West Central Women’s Resource Centre

Address: 640 Ellice Ave., Wpg., MB R3B 1A7
Social Media: Facebook
Website: wcwrc.ca Phone: (204) 774-8975 Fax: (204) 783-3183 Email: wcwrc[at]mts.net

Offers women support, training, and opportunities to work together to address community issues related to safety, poverty and child-care. Resources include craft and volunteer programs, a child play area, clothing exchange, educational and health information sessions, and a community cupboard.


Winnipeg Central Park Women’s Resource Centre

Address: 400 Edmonton St.
Phone: (204) 944-8685

Central Park Women’s Resource supports the local women and their families in the Central Park Neighbourhood by developing and providing services that reflect the unique needs of this community.


Wolseley Family Place

Address: Lower Level 691 Wolseley Ave., Wpg., MB R3G 1C3
Social Media: Facebook
Website: wolseleyfamilyplace.com Phone: (204) 788-8052 Fax: (204) 772-6035 Email: wpf.admin[at]mts.net

A resource centre that focuses on building supportive relationships within and between families in West Broadway and surrounding neighbourhoods. Services are holistic and include education related to effective parenting and childcare, child development, health, safety and nutrition.


Women’s Health Clinic Inc.

Address: 3rd Flr – 419 Graham Ave., Wpg., MB R3C 0M3
Social Media: Facebook
Website: womenshealthclinic.org Phone: (204) 947-1517 Fax: (204) 943-3844 Email: renate[at]womenshealthclinic.org

Provides health services to women, with a focus on education and prevention. Medical and nutritional services are available along with individual and group counselling. Support groups focus on reproductive health, preoccupation with weight, smoking cessation and stress. A resource centre also provides women with access to a wide range of health information.


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Youth Agencies Alliance

Address: 300-61 Juno St., Wpg., MB R3A 1T1
Social Media: Facebook YouTube
Website: youthagenciesalliance.com Phone: (204) 982-4946 Fax: (204) 982-4950 Email: communciation@youthagenciesalliance.com

A collaborative network of 19 youth serving agencies, the Coalition works in partnership to create programs that will benefit youth. The Coalition helps improve direct services by offering support and shared training to member agencies. As well, it enhances existing programs and services by acting as a resource to agencies, policymakers, and the public. United Way supports program coordination and a joint summer camp.


YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg

Downtown and Camps Branches: 301 Vaughan St., Wpg., MB R3B 2N7
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Website: ymcaywca.mb.ca Phone: (204) 947-3044 Fax: (204) 943-6159

South Branch: 5 Fermor Ave.
Phone: (204) 233-3476
West Portage Branch: 3550 Portage Ave.
Phone: (204) 889-8052
Elmwood Kildonan Branch: 454 Kimberly Ave.
Phone: (204) 668-8140
Employment Training Services: 604-428 Portage Ave.
Phone: (204) 989-5860
Win Gardner Place: 363 McGregor St.
Phone: (204) 989-4108

Provides a range of programs to strengthen the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. United Way supports youth leadership development, volunteer training, specialized programs for women, seniors, and isolated mothers, as well as health, fitness and safety programs for all ages. United Way also supports the Y’s community development initiatives, and helps subsidize families who are unable to access services on their own.


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