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Community Resources

 

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM). The mission of AFM is to enhance the health of Manitobans by reducing the harm of alcohol, other drugs and gambling through leadership in education, prevention, rehabilitation and research.  Located at 1031 Portage Avenue.  Phone (204) 944-6200.  Email.
AFM has a 24 hour Gambling Helpline which offers free counselling with trained professional counsellors. Call the Gambling Helpline to find out more.  Anyone who is concerned about someone else's gambling can also access free counselling services through the Helpline.  944-6382

 

Andrews Street Family Centre (ASFC) is a multi-service family and neighbourhood support centre that seeks to build on the capacity of residents to provide local solutions to issues related to family and neighbourood development. It's work to date has focused on promoting family support and stability, child development, and the creation of a coordinated framework for local support and community ownership to better address neighbourhood issues. Located at 220 Andrews Street. Phone (204) 589-1721.

 

The Central Neighbourhoods Development Corporation (CNDC).  The CNDC is a vibrant socio-economic development agency that helps residents build stronger and safer neighbourhoods in the Centennial, Central Park and West Alexander communities of Winnipeg.   The CNDC focuses on program support and delivery in the areas of safety, housing, education, health, local business growth, recreation, area revitalization and capacity building.  Located at 210-388 Donald Street.  Phone (204) 954-3860.  Email.

 

Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation is a new organization within the Chalmers Neighbourhood located in the community of Elmwood. We work with current and former residents, businesses, service providers and supporters to plan and work on initiatives that benefit our Chalmers Neighbourhood and the broader community of Elmwood. Located at 180 Poplar Avenue.  Phone (204)669-0750.  Email.

 

The Community Education Development Assoc. (CEDA) provides services for the immediate benefit of inner-city community residents, businesses and organizations, with the understanding that the social and economic condition of inner city neighbourhoods impacts all citizens, regardless of location.  CEDA’s community development projects are primarily focused in North End neighbourhoods, as well as in the Centennial and West Alexander neighbourhoods.  Located At 509 Selkirk Avenue.  Phone: (204) 582-5800.  Email.

 

Daniel McIntyre/ St. Matthews Revitalization Inc.  DMSMRI is a not-for-profit community organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community residents, organizations and stakeholders in the Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews community.  Housing is identified as one of the major priorities and as a result, housing and housing improvement is one of the areas that DMSMRI has been most active.  
Location: 823 Ellice Ave.    Phone:  774-7005.    Email.

The Family Centre of Winnipeg offers specific community development initiatives which help to build, empower and sustain communities.  The Family Centre has developed an effective working relationship with the Government of Manitoba and the United Way to provide family resource centres in select Manitoba Housing developments.  Under the direction of Tenant Advisory Committees, the centres offer drop-in programming to the Manitoba Housing community. Over thirty services are offered including clothing depot, access to computers/phone/fax/internet, parenting programs, summer programs, crafts, seasonal events, and a community kitchen.  This initiative continues to evolve as the community identifies further needs.  Main office located at 401-393 Portage Avenue (Portage Place).  Phone (204) 947-1401. Email

 

Native Clan Organization offers several services.  The NCO Resource Information Center is intended to provide our clientele and the community visitors with immediate access to community resources and useful programming.  Programs include Parole Supervision and Community Assesments. The Native Clan is also a supporting agency for Urban Section 84 releases to Winnipeg. With accommodations available at Regina House CRF, Native Clan will assist offenders on conditional release who are committed to participating in Aboriginal spirituality and cultural activities.   Located at 203-138 Portage Avenue.  Phone (204) 943-7357.  Email.

 

North End Family Centre is a community gathering place that provides a comfortable environment to relax and connect with friends and family.  It is also a place to access a wide range of free community programs that help make daily life a little easier. Facilities include a community 'living room', a children's play area, free laundry facilities, computers with internet access, community phone with 2Connect mailbox service, a clothing exchange, resume assistance, faxing and photocopying, and pastoral and spiritual care.  Located at 1322 Main Street (at Machray).  Phone (204) 582-7927.  Email.

 

North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) is committed to the social, economic and cultural renewal of the North End. NECRC defines its development goals through annual consultations and ongoing networking with North End residents and businesses. The corporation administers small grants to both homeowners and landlords.  NECRC also has a committed Tenant Landlord Cooperation program.  Located at 509 Selkirk Avenue. Phone: (204) 927-2330.  Email.

 

Pregnancy and Family Support Services Inc.  (Formerly known as Pregnancy Distress Family Support Services Inc.)  Founded in 1973 as a crisis line for pregnant women, PFSS Inc. is committed to offering immediate and long term, quality support and counselling to women, men, and families seeking help. Programming includes classes for parenting, prenatal, health and nutrition, GED upgrade, and Intro to Canada.  PFSS also operates a thrift shop and all revenue generated goes to keeping our programs and services free of charge.  Counselling and Support Services located at 555 Spence Street, Ph. 772-9091, email.  Family Community Centre located at 100-475 Sargent Ave., Ph. 775-9934, email.  Spence Street Thrift Shop located at 555 Spence St., Ph. 783-9281, email.

 

 

Spence Neighbourhood Association works with the people of Spence to revitalize and renew their community in the areas of health, safety, community economic development, and housing and neighbourhood image.   Located at 615 Ellice Avenue.  Phone: (204) 783-5000.  Email.

 

West Broadway Development Corporation (WBDC) works with residents and stakeholders toward environmentally sustainable, social and economic revitalization of the West Broadway neighbourhood.   The WBDC works with local housing providers to support local housing improvements.  These housing projects involve community-private-public housing partnerships that have provided housing options for low and moderate income families and individuals in West Broadway.  The WBDC also administers the Property Improvement Program, a small exterior fix-up grant for homeowners and landlords.  Located at 608 Broadway.  Phone: (204) 774-7201.  Email.

 

Wolseley Family Place is a multi-service, non-profit, community based program that promotes social support, cooperation and collective responsibility through an offering of a mix of education, information, activities, material support and other resources to families across a number of service and program areas. Wolseley Family Place programs deliver a range of services and programs guided by principles that focus on building supportive relationships, facilitating growth, respecting diversity and furthering community development.  Located at Lower Level, 691 Wolseley Avenue.  Phone: (204) 788-8052.  Email.