Winnipeg Services

Winnipeg Services

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Winnipeg Service Organizations

TOURISM

POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

EMPLOYMENT

SETTLEMENT SERVICES and RESOURCES for NEWCOMERS

ENGISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL)

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES FOR NEWCOMERS

WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS

TOURISM

Tourism in Winnipeg

http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/

Tourism in Manitoba

http://www.travelmanitoba.com/

POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

University of Manitoba

http://umanitoba.ca/

University of Winnipeg

http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/

Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface / St. Boniface College

http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/

Brandon University

http://www.brandonu.ca/

Red River College

http://www.rrc.mb.ca/

Herzing College

http://www.herzing.edu/ca/winnipeg

Robertson College

http://www.robertsoncollege.com/

CDI College

http://www.cdicollege.ca/l_v_g_cdi_cdi_college?gclid=CJGgg9nu9KgCFYS8KgodIX6iSA

EMPLOYMENT

Manitoba Government Jobs

http://www.gov.mb.ca/govjobs/

City of Winnipeg Jobs

http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/

University of Manitoba Jobs

http://umanitoba.ca/employment/

University of Winnipeg

http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/hr-employ-index

Red River College

http://www.rrc.mb.ca/employment

SETTLEMENT SERVICES and RESOURCES for NEWCOMERS

Accueil francophone du Manitoba

420, rue Des Meurons, unité 104

Winnipeg

Phone:  (204) 975-4250

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  http://www.accueilfrancophonemb.com/

Age and Opportunity Inc.

200 – 280 Smith Street

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 956-9739 or (204) 956-6440

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.ageopportunity.mb.ca/

Age and Opportunity Inc. offers many resources for healthy ageing and social activities for seniors age 55+.  Some activities include English classes for newcomer seniors and exercise classes.

Employment Projects of Winnipeg (EPW)

990 - 167 Lombard Avenue

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 949-5300

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  http://www.epw.ca/

EPW provides individual employment counseling and marketing of clients from Winnipeg and around the world. EPW offers computer classes, job preparation workshops, employer services and a computer resource area.  

ENTRY Program

4th Floor - 259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 944-0133

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.entryprogram.ca/

Immigrant Centre

100 Adelaide Street

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 943-9158

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.winnipegimmigrantcentre.com/

Immigrant Women's Counselling Services (Nor West Health)

200-323 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg

Phone:  (204) 940-2172

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  http://www.norwesthealth.ca/Nor_West_Co-op_Community_Health_Centre/Immigrant_Womens_Counselling.html

IRCOM

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba

95 Ellen Street

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 943-8765

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  http://www.ircom.ca/IRCOMHouse.htm

N.E.E.D.S. Centre

Newcomers Employment and Education Development Services Inc. 

251- A Notre Dame Avenue

Phone: (204) 940-1260

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  http://www.needsinc.ca/index.html

N.E.E.D.S. was created by immigrant and refugee women for newcomers to Canada.  These women developed the programming based on their own personal experiences, needs assessment and realistic expectations.  N.E.E.D.S. also has specific programming for war-affected refugees and immigrants.  

Neighbourhood Settlement Workers.

There are approximately 10 Winnipeg neighbourhoods that have settlement workers to welcome families and help them get adjusted, involved and find the help they need.

http://www2.immigratemanitoba.com/browse/agencies/agencies-settle-neighbour.html

New Journey Housing

Unit 312 - 393 Portage Avenue (Portage Place Mall)

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 942-2238

E-mail:  [email protected]

Website:  http://www.newjourneyhousing.com/

New Journey Housing is a new resource centre which has been established to train and assist newcomers and those who support them, through the process of attaining and retaining decent affordable housing in Winnipeg.  

Pluri-Elles

570, rue des Meurons

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 233-1735

Toll-free: 1-800-207-5874

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.pluri-elles.mb.ca/

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

825 Sherbrook Street

Winnipeg

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.smd.mb.ca/

Success Skills Centre

440 - 500 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 975-5111

Email: [email protected]

Website:  http://www.successskills.mb.ca/

Success Skills Centre is a community-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the recognition of the skills, training, education and knowledge of immigrant professionals and skilled workers, leading to workplace participation related to their credentials. The Centre works exclusively with professional/skilled immigrants who have had their education and experience from outside of Canada.

WELARC

Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre

4th Floor - 275 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 943-5387

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.welarc.net/

Welcome Place

Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council

521 Bannatyne Avenue

Winnipeg

Phone: (204) 977-1000

Email:  [email protected]

Website: http://www.miic.ca/

West Central Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Services

101-B 583 Ellice Avenue

Phone: (204) 774-7990

Email:   [email protected]

Contact Person:  Warda Ahmed

YM/YWCA Newcomer Youth / Family Recreation & Orientation Project

301 Vaughan Street

Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2N7

Phone: (204) 947-3110, ext. 241 or ext. 243

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  www.ywinnipeg.ca

A program of the downtown YW/YMCA offers a one-year membership for newcomers who have lived in Canada for less than 3 years.  The membership offers fun and healthy activities for newcomers and their families. 

ENGISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (EAL)

For a list of English as an Additional Language programs click here:

http://www2.immigratemanitoba.com/browse/learning_english/

Also see organizations listed in the above section:  SETTLEMENT SERVICES and RESOURCES for NEWCOMERS.  Many of these organizations offer EAL classes.

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES FOR NEWCOMERS

Government of Manitoba (information for newcomers)

http://www2.immigratemanitoba.com/browse/settle/settle-first_days.html

Citizenship and Immigration (Government of Canada) 

Information on the Resettlement Assistance Program and the Immigration Loans Program.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/outside/resettle-assist.asp

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Government of Canada)

Canadian Council for Refugees

6839 Drolet #302
Montréal, Québec, H2S 2T1
Canada

Phone: (514) 277-7223
Fax: (514) 277-1447

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://ccrweb.ca/en/home

The Canadian Council for Refugees is a non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada. The membership is made up of organizations involved in the settlement, sponsorship and protection of refugees and immigrants. The Council serves the networking, information-exchange and advocacy needs of its membership.

WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS

Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba

100-207 Donald Street

Winnipeg

Phone:  (204) 988-1860

Toll Free:  1-800-203-2343

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.wecm.ca/

An excellent resource for women looking to start their own businesses.  The centre offers various business workshops and potential financing opportunities.

The Manitoba Labour and Immigration website has a detailed directory of various women’s organizations.

http://www.gov.mb.ca/msw/resources/links.html

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