Oct 11 | WRN Fall Forum

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Winnipeg Rental Network hosts an annual forum for social service agencies and outreach workers to network and strategize on best practices in the provision of housing support.  This year’s meeting will address recent changes in Employment and Income Assistance (EIA), RentAid, By-law enforcement, and the Residential Tenancies Act. We will also look at initiatives for establishing guidelines for Housing Workers as well as agency support for tenant modules regarding rental rights and repairing rental history.

Friday, October 11, 2013
8:45AM Registration | Wrap-up 4:00PM
Carol Shields Auditorium
Millennium Library
251 Donald Street

RSVP by October 7: contact@winnipegrentnet.ca | 204-417-2039 | 204-417-2110
A free forum.  Funding provided by the Ministry of Community Development and Housing
as well as support from the City of Winnipeg.


Posted by Gord McIntyre at 1:48 PM

Oct 7 | Training Session: Late Life Hoarding

Presented by A&O: Supports Services for Older Adults

The Training will Address . . .
• What is compulsive hoarding?
• Why people with hoarding and cluttering behaviors often refuse help.
• How to help people with hoarding and cluttering behaviors accept help.
• Their goals, your goals, our goals.
• Identifying harm reduction targets and designing harm reduction plans.
• Discussion of cases and application of strategies.

Date: Monday, October 7, 2013
Where: Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg MB
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration starting at 8:00 a.m.
Registration Cost: $125.00/person

Lunch is included.

Register on-line.
for more information please contact A&O: Support Services for Older Adults at (204) 956-6440 or 1-888-333-3121



Posted by Gord McIntyre at 11:01 AM

Aug 29 | Finding Freedom, a fundraiser for WISH Inc.

Finding Freedom, an evening in support of W.I.S.H. Inc.
August 29th, 2013

Neechi Commons, 865 Main Street
Doors open at 6:00pm | Dinner at 6:30pm
Call 275-2600 to order your tickets!


Posted by Gord McIntyre at 11:45 AM