Urgent Services

Basic Needs

Clothing

Mama Bear Clan is a community safety initiative that was created by NPDWC’s Women’s Warrior Circle. In 2016 a group of mothers, grandmothers, sisters and aunts decided that safety is something that is fostered through relationship: within ourselves, our home, and in the community. Sometimes all people need to feel safe is knowing someone cares about them. We patrol North Point Douglas and Main Street three days a week – rain or shine, summer or winter. We are committed to promoting safety and reducing violence by being a positive, loving, and compassionate presence in the community. We make sure everyone in the community is safe – whether that means walking people home or to the bus stop, picking up sharps, calling emergency services if needed, or even just praying with someone or giving them a hug. Whenever possible, Mama Bear Clan provides basic first aid as well as donations of food, water, clothing, and hygiene items to people in need.

Community Community Activism Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

Hope, End Homelessness Winnipeg

N’Dinawemak – Our Relatives’ Place

N’Dinawemak is an Indigenous-led 24/7 warming space and community resource operated by a collaborative including Saabe Peacewalkers (OPK, Anishiative, Comm.UNITY.204), Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre, Community Helpers Unite, End Homelessness Winnipeg, Eagle Urban Transition Centre and the First Nations Family Advocate Office, with support from the Downtown Community Safety Partnership, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg

Urgent Services Basic Needs

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre Services & Programs

Over time, and with a great deal of hard work and courageous hearts, staff and financial resources have grown alongside the needs of the community, but it is always a struggle to keep up. The Women’s Centre remains committed to supporting community members where they are at, in a process that is community led, compassionate, and culturally safe. The centre houses many services and programs. Our Drop-In Centre is a safe space that welcomes all women identified people. During the pandemic the drop in has been a door service program so check with the centre on it’s current status. The Drop – In / Door Service offers basic needs like Snacks and beverages, Emergency food, baby items, and hygiene products, Access to computers, phone, and washroom, Laundry (by appointment only; $1/wash $1/dry, soap and dryer sheets provided), Seasonally appropriate shoes and clothing when available, Smudging and traditional medicines, Crisis support, Printing, photocopying, and faxing, and Resources, referrals, & advocacy. The other programs include Red Road to Healing, free counselling, a parenting program for all caregivers, the Women’s Warrior Circle , Men’s Night, Ceremonies, and the Community Oven.

Community Community Activism Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Peer Support Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs

Stepping Forwards’ program objectives are to create a sense of belonging in the Centre and within the community, to provide onsite resources that will bridge the gap to current services, to assist individuals to rediscover their strengths and develop healthier lifestyles, and to offer services that enhance community and social participation.

Academic Education & Training Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Mentorship / Networking Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Nutrition Workshops Urgent Services Basic Needs

Government of Manitoba

EIA Job Centre

Employment and Income Assistance operates a job centre.
It is available to people who are financially eligible and are
looking for work. In order to attend they must first register
by calling or reporting to the front desk

Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Urgent Services Basic Needs Urgent Financial Aid

Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY)

RAY Inc. – Get Help Now

We support all youth under the age of 30. That includes: Youth of all genders, including non-binary, trans, and gender non-conforming folks, Youth of all races and ethnicities, Youth who are First Nations, Metis, and Inuit, from the city or rural communities, Youth from all over Canada, Manitoba, and Winnipeg, Youth exiting justice, CFS, hospital, and other systems, Youth living with addiction and mental health, and Youth of all abilities. So if you’re 29 or younger, RaY is for you.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

The Salvation Army – Prairie Division

The Salvation Army Booth Centre Ministries Residential Services

Located in Winnipeg’s downtown core, The Salvation Army Booth Centre Ministries continues a tradition of caring service to individuals and families coping with homelessness, poverty, addictions and mental illness. Since 1886, The Salvation Army in the community of Winnipeg has been meeting needs and providing hope and dignity to those who need it most. Booth Centre Ministries offers short and long-term
accommodations and meals for up to 250 men and women in a clean, safe and secure environment. Care for an additional 60 persons is offered through Booth Centre Ministries’ SonRise Village Family Shelter. Services include:Transitional Shelter, Sonrise Village Family Shelter, Additional Services, Private and semi-private rooms for men and women, Dormitory accommodations, Additional “cold weather” space on days of extreme cold, Family Shelter suites with two or three bedrooms, including accessible suites, Meals, Weekly housekeeping, Laundry facilities and Emergency clothing depot.

Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs

Food

Mama Bear Clan is a community safety initiative that was created by NPDWC’s Women’s Warrior Circle. In 2016 a group of mothers, grandmothers, sisters and aunts decided that safety is something that is fostered through relationship: within ourselves, our home, and in the community. Sometimes all people need to feel safe is knowing someone cares about them. We patrol North Point Douglas and Main Street three days a week – rain or shine, summer or winter. We are committed to promoting safety and reducing violence by being a positive, loving, and compassionate presence in the community. We make sure everyone in the community is safe – whether that means walking people home or to the bus stop, picking up sharps, calling emergency services if needed, or even just praying with someone or giving them a hug. Whenever possible, Mama Bear Clan provides basic first aid as well as donations of food, water, clothing, and hygiene items to people in need.

Community Community Activism Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre Services & Programs

Over time, and with a great deal of hard work and courageous hearts, staff and financial resources have grown alongside the needs of the community, but it is always a struggle to keep up. The Women’s Centre remains committed to supporting community members where they are at, in a process that is community led, compassionate, and culturally safe. The centre houses many services and programs. Our Drop-In Centre is a safe space that welcomes all women identified people. During the pandemic the drop in has been a door service program so check with the centre on it’s current status. The Drop – In / Door Service offers basic needs like Snacks and beverages, Emergency food, baby items, and hygiene products, Access to computers, phone, and washroom, Laundry (by appointment only; $1/wash $1/dry, soap and dryer sheets provided), Seasonally appropriate shoes and clothing when available, Smudging and traditional medicines, Crisis support, Printing, photocopying, and faxing, and Resources, referrals, & advocacy. The other programs include Red Road to Healing, free counselling, a parenting program for all caregivers, the Women’s Warrior Circle , Men’s Night, Ceremonies, and the Community Oven.

Community Community Activism Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Peer Support Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs

Personal Care

1JustCity – Community Outreach

Just a Warm Sleep JAWS

Just a Warm Sleep is an emergency warming centre at 107 Pulford Street in Oak Table’s space opening December 1st, 2021. It will be open until March 31st, 2022, every night of the week.​ 1JustCity’s overnight warming center, Just a Warm Sleep (JAWS), invites up 30 people experiencing homelessness to join us for “just a warm sleep”. We provide the safety, warmth and comfort of a place to rest and if only for one night, an escape from the frigid nights of the winter.

Urgent Services Basic Needs

Life’s Journey Inc. – Miikana Pimatiziwin

Life’s Journey Inc. Programs & Services

At Life’s Journey, we strive to build on mentoring relationships to meet each person where they are at. We provide services that are clinically informed, culturally relevant, wellness oriented, and relationship and strengths-based, with environmental adaptations and case management to support each program participant to practice their gifts.

Advocacy Health Advocacy Housing Advocacy Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Peer Support Health Disability Services Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Mental Health Housing Family Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Mama Bear Clan is a community safety initiative that was created by NPDWC’s Women’s Warrior Circle. In 2016 a group of mothers, grandmothers, sisters and aunts decided that safety is something that is fostered through relationship: within ourselves, our home, and in the community. Sometimes all people need to feel safe is knowing someone cares about them. We patrol North Point Douglas and Main Street three days a week – rain or shine, summer or winter. We are committed to promoting safety and reducing violence by being a positive, loving, and compassionate presence in the community. We make sure everyone in the community is safe – whether that means walking people home or to the bus stop, picking up sharps, calling emergency services if needed, or even just praying with someone or giving them a hug. Whenever possible, Mama Bear Clan provides basic first aid as well as donations of food, water, clothing, and hygiene items to people in need.

Community Community Activism Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre Services & Programs

Over time, and with a great deal of hard work and courageous hearts, staff and financial resources have grown alongside the needs of the community, but it is always a struggle to keep up. The Women’s Centre remains committed to supporting community members where they are at, in a process that is community led, compassionate, and culturally safe. The centre houses many services and programs. Our Drop-In Centre is a safe space that welcomes all women identified people. During the pandemic the drop in has been a door service program so check with the centre on it’s current status. The Drop – In / Door Service offers basic needs like Snacks and beverages, Emergency food, baby items, and hygiene products, Access to computers, phone, and washroom, Laundry (by appointment only; $1/wash $1/dry, soap and dryer sheets provided), Seasonally appropriate shoes and clothing when available, Smudging and traditional medicines, Crisis support, Printing, photocopying, and faxing, and Resources, referrals, & advocacy. The other programs include Red Road to Healing, free counselling, a parenting program for all caregivers, the Women’s Warrior Circle , Men’s Night, Ceremonies, and the Community Oven.

Community Community Activism Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Peer Support Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs

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Connect 2 Community Voicemail

The Connect 2 Voicemail box service lets you have a FREE phone answering service even if you don’t have a telephone. To get your messages, you can use the phone of a friend or relative. Also, many agencies, businesses, and churches have phones you can use for free. Your pass code keeps your messages confidential. To receive your free mailbox, you will have to connect with an agency that will help you set up your voice mailbox.

Urgent Services Basic Needs Resources / Hot Lines

Government of Manitoba

EIA Job Centre

Employment and Income Assistance operates a job centre.
It is available to people who are financially eligible and are
looking for work. In order to attend they must first register
by calling or reporting to the front desk

Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Urgent Services Basic Needs Urgent Financial Aid

Family Resource Centre (Portage La Prairie)

Family Resource Centre Services

P: Call or Text: (204) 595-5005
E: [email protected]

https://frcportage.ca/

The Family Resource Centre offers the following services and assistance with Transportation (to and from the programs), Phone, computer, Wifi, printing and faxing access, help with ID cards, children’s clothing, baby items and feminine hygiene products, free contraceptives and resource materials, a lending library of books, equipment and games for families, volunteer options, mental health and wellness coaching, community referrals and events.

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Community Peer Support Family Accessing Supports / Services Clothing Resources Parenting Youth Activities Urgent Services Basic Needs

Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY)

RAY Inc. – Get Help Now

We support all youth under the age of 30. That includes: Youth of all genders, including non-binary, trans, and gender non-conforming folks, Youth of all races and ethnicities, Youth who are First Nations, Metis, and Inuit, from the city or rural communities, Youth from all over Canada, Manitoba, and Winnipeg, Youth exiting justice, CFS, hospital, and other systems, Youth living with addiction and mental health, and Youth of all abilities. So if you’re 29 or younger, RaY is for you.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

The Link Youth and Family Supports

The Link Emergency Shelters & YRC

There is a YRC Shelter in both Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba. Both offer a safe place for youth to stay overnight or short-term, where a warm bed and someone to listen are just the beginning. Services are free and accessible around the clock and include basic needs like food and a shower, counseling, advocacy and referrals for additional help and resources. The Thompson location offers laundry, hygiene supplies and first aid as well.

Emergency Services Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs Resources / Hot Lines

Shelter

Doorways is a community collaboration designed to meet the needs of individuals, families and youth in Winnipeg who are experiencing chronic (homeless for 6 months or more) or episodic (homeless 3 or more times in the last year) homelessness. Doorways also provides intake and referral services for youth who are close to aging out of CFS care and have no place to live. Doorways matches people in need to the housing program or service that is right for them.

Advocacy Housing Advocacy Family Accessing Supports / Services Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs

Circling Buffalo Inc.

First Nation Shelters in Manitoba

Manitoba First Nation Shelters: Fisher River Cree Nation: First Nations Healing Centre Inc. – 1 800 692 6270, Mathias Colomb Cree Nation: Mamawehetowin Crisis Centre – 1 866 432 1041, Shamattawa First Nation: Wechin Waskigan Crisis Centre – 1 204 565 2548, Norway House Cree Nation: Jean Folster Place Women’s Shelter – 1 877 885 5889, and Noosi Muskwa Women’s Shelter – 1 204 484 2634

Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

1JustCity – Community Outreach

Just a Warm Sleep JAWS

Just a Warm Sleep is an emergency warming centre at 107 Pulford Street in Oak Table’s space opening December 1st, 2021. It will be open until March 31st, 2022, every night of the week.​ 1JustCity’s overnight warming center, Just a Warm Sleep (JAWS), invites up 30 people experiencing homelessness to join us for “just a warm sleep”. We provide the safety, warmth and comfort of a place to rest and if only for one night, an escape from the frigid nights of the winter.

Urgent Services Basic Needs

Hope, End Homelessness Winnipeg

N’Dinawemak – Our Relatives’ Place

N’Dinawemak is an Indigenous-led 24/7 warming space and community resource operated by a collaborative including Saabe Peacewalkers (OPK, Anishiative, Comm.UNITY.204), Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre, Community Helpers Unite, End Homelessness Winnipeg, Eagle Urban Transition Centre and the First Nations Family Advocate Office, with support from the Downtown Community Safety Partnership, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg

Urgent Services Basic Needs

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Nelson House – Treaty 5 Territory

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Nelson House

P: 204-484-2332

https://www.ncncree.com/

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is a vibrant and thriving First Nation based in Nelson House, Manitoba, about 800 kilometres north of Winnipeg and 80 kilometres west of Thompson. We’re focused on providing education and opportunities that can help assure a positive tomorrow for our youth, our families and our Elders.

Academic Education & Training Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

Government of Manitoba

Dial-A-Life Housing

A service that provides accommodation for people coming into Winnipeg for Dialysis.

Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs

Circling Buffalo Inc.

Help/Shelters for Men

If you are a man in crisis or you know a man who needs help, please refer to the numbers below: Provincial 24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis/Information Line: 1-877-977-0007, Evolve Family Violence Counselling (Klinic): Crisis Line (24/7): (204) 786-8686 / 1-888-322-3019, Men’s Resource Centre of Manitoba (Winnipeg): Telephone: 204-415-6797/Toll-Free: 1-855-672-6727, Aboriginal Health & Wellness Centre of Winnipeg: Mino Pimatiziiwin Program @ 204-925-7501 , and Men are Part of the Solution (MAPS) (Thompson region): 204 778 6040.

Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

The Link Youth and Family Supports

The Link Emergency Shelters & YRC

There is a YRC Shelter in both Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba. Both offer a safe place for youth to stay overnight or short-term, where a warm bed and someone to listen are just the beginning. Services are free and accessible around the clock and include basic needs like food and a shower, counseling, advocacy and referrals for additional help and resources. The Thompson location offers laundry, hygiene supplies and first aid as well.

Emergency Services Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs Resources / Hot Lines

The Salvation Army – Prairie Division

The Salvation Army Booth Centre Ministries Residential Services

Located in Winnipeg’s downtown core, The Salvation Army Booth Centre Ministries continues a tradition of caring service to individuals and families coping with homelessness, poverty, addictions and mental illness. Since 1886, The Salvation Army in the community of Winnipeg has been meeting needs and providing hope and dignity to those who need it most. Booth Centre Ministries offers short and long-term
accommodations and meals for up to 250 men and women in a clean, safe and secure environment. Care for an additional 60 persons is offered through Booth Centre Ministries’ SonRise Village Family Shelter. Services include:Transitional Shelter, Sonrise Village Family Shelter, Additional Services, Private and semi-private rooms for men and women, Dormitory accommodations, Additional “cold weather” space on days of extreme cold, Family Shelter suites with two or three bedrooms, including accessible suites, Meals, Weekly housekeeping, Laundry facilities and Emergency clothing depot.

Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs

Soup Kitchens / Drop-Ins

A Place to Call Home uses a Intensive Case Management (ICM) Approach that provides a range of program services for Chronic and Episodic homeless urban Aboriginal person empowering the individual (s) to achieve their self –identified goal. All Program services provided are holistic and based on AHWC’s Medicine Wheel approach and represent our philosophy of intervention, prevention, treatment, aftercare and promotion.

Advocacy Human Rights Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Programs

Community Care – Natural gathering places for Winnipeg’s urban Indigenous community that are community driven, culturally relevant prevention and support based programs that include drop-in, emergency services, workshops, training and volunteer opportunities. Caring for Our Relatives – Protect children and honour the sacred bond of families with their children by ensuring Indigenous children remain connected to their family and community. Youth Development – Honours youth as the current and future generation of leaders through culture, education, recreation, empowerment, training, employment and leadership development opportunities. Indigenous Knowledge – Returning to our Indigenous values and practices of caring for one another. Specialized programs to lead truth and reconciliation initiatives and our leadership role to support a strong sister organization network.

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Advocacy Legal Advocacy Community Friendship Centres Family Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Health Mental Health Workshops Transportation Transit Programs Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Hope, End Homelessness Winnipeg

N’Dinawemak – Our Relatives’ Place

N’Dinawemak is an Indigenous-led 24/7 warming space and community resource operated by a collaborative including Saabe Peacewalkers (OPK, Anishiative, Comm.UNITY.204), Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre, Community Helpers Unite, End Homelessness Winnipeg, Eagle Urban Transition Centre and the First Nations Family Advocate Office, with support from the Downtown Community Safety Partnership, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg

Urgent Services Basic Needs

1JustCity at Oak Table feeds and offers health and wellness programs to about 120 people each day at Augustine United Church in Osborne Village.We provide skill development opportunities to help people find safe housing and employment. Oak Table works to build personal capacity so people can advocate for themselves and achieve stable, independent lives. We offer culturally sensitive supports for mental wellness and those suffering from addictions. Oak Table welcomes and nurtures partnerships with all groups interested in creating more safety, equity, compassion and kindness in our community. The Indigenous Cultural Program is interwoven in the programming and events at all three of 1JustCity’s spaces: West End Drop-in, West Broadway Community, and Oak Table.

Urgent Services Basic Needs

Agape Table

Agape Table Services

We believe there is hope in nutrition, dignity in choice, and power for change in the community. Free Bagged Breakfast – Monday – Friday: 7am – 11am. Available to all each weekday morning is a bagged breakfast that contains a nutritious bowl of soup, sandwich, drink, and often more. Emergency Food Bank. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 2pm. Agape Table hosts hamper programs for families. Every week 220 people come through a registered food bank depot. If you need to register call Winnipeg Harvest at 204-982-3663.

Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Elmwood Resource Centre ECRC

ECRC Family Programs

ECRC has many programs. On this page you will find: Children’s Programs, the Drop-In Program (which includes access to phone, fax, computer, resources and information on community supports, community employment bulletin boards, and access to a Community mental health navigator, a community advocate, connect with an elder/knowledge keeper (by appointment), and a hot/frozen meal), the counselling program, summer literacy camp, and the afterschool program.

Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Family Youth Activities Health Mental Health Nutrition Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

Helping Hands Centre of Brandon Inc

Helping Hands Centre of Brandon Facebook Page

Helping Hands Centre of Brandon, Inc provides nutritional meals and assistance in a warm and caring environment.

Urgent Services Basic Needs

Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY)

RAY Inc. – Get Help Now

We support all youth under the age of 30. That includes: Youth of all genders, including non-binary, trans, and gender non-conforming folks, Youth of all races and ethnicities, Youth who are First Nations, Metis, and Inuit, from the city or rural communities, Youth from all over Canada, Manitoba, and Winnipeg, Youth exiting justice, CFS, hospital, and other systems, Youth living with addiction and mental health, and Youth of all abilities. So if you’re 29 or younger, RaY is for you.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Housing Housing Resources Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

The Link Youth and Family Supports

The Link Emergency Shelters & YRC

There is a YRC Shelter in both Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba. Both offer a safe place for youth to stay overnight or short-term, where a warm bed and someone to listen are just the beginning. Services are free and accessible around the clock and include basic needs like food and a shower, counseling, advocacy and referrals for additional help and resources. The Thompson location offers laundry, hygiene supplies and first aid as well.

Emergency Services Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs Resources / Hot Lines

Holy Trinity Church

The Lunchroom – Connecting our neighbours through good food.

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM we welcome everyone who wants a hot, nutritious meal. There are no strings or conditions attached. Just come and eat.

Urgent Services Basic Needs

The Salvation Army – Prairie Division

The Salvation Army Booth Centre Ministries Residential Services

Located in Winnipeg’s downtown core, The Salvation Army Booth Centre Ministries continues a tradition of caring service to individuals and families coping with homelessness, poverty, addictions and mental illness. Since 1886, The Salvation Army in the community of Winnipeg has been meeting needs and providing hope and dignity to those who need it most. Booth Centre Ministries offers short and long-term
accommodations and meals for up to 250 men and women in a clean, safe and secure environment. Care for an additional 60 persons is offered through Booth Centre Ministries’ SonRise Village Family Shelter. Services include:Transitional Shelter, Sonrise Village Family Shelter, Additional Services, Private and semi-private rooms for men and women, Dormitory accommodations, Additional “cold weather” space on days of extreme cold, Family Shelter suites with two or three bedrooms, including accessible suites, Meals, Weekly housekeeping, Laundry facilities and Emergency clothing depot.

Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Mental Health Urgent Services Basic Needs
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