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Education - Institutions

Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba - Chance 2 Learn

Address: 25 3rd Street South East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1N1

Phone: 204-857-8751


Email: Email contact form on their main website under 'Contact Us'.

Services: Chance 2 Learn, provides financial assistance to former and current youth in care of Child & Family with various post-secondary education expenses.


Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS)

Address: 516-294 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0B9

Phone: 204-989-1900

Toll free: 1-888-573-2383


Contact Form:

Services offered: Community Financial Counselling Services assists Manitobans with free financial literacy training in the areas of debt, gambling, credit and budgeting. They also offer free tax clinics and debt management programming.

Hope Arising Employment Training Center

Address: 1526 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0N5

Phone: 204-239-5492



Services: Hope Arising's main goal is to work towards poverty reduction and family enhancement. They offer 10 week long employment training classes through the Jobs for Life program to help people find jobs and develop the skills, connections and resources for long term success.

Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba (LDAM)

Address: 617 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 2W1

Phone: 1-204-774-1821


Contact Form:

Services: Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba provides programming, support and advocacy for individuals of all ages who are impacted by learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders. They offer online resources along with in-person and virtual programming designed to assist clients with learning disabilities in achieving their academic and career goals.

Portage Friendship Centre - Eagles Fire Youth Centre

Address: 350 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0M3

Phone: 204-856-2192

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm, Saturday, 12pm-8pm



Portage Learning & Literacy Centre

Address: 110 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0M1

Phone: 204-857-6304



Contact Form:

Services: The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers services and assistance for adults and mature students looking to finish their education and receive their high school diploma, newcomer settlement services, employment and job search assistance, money management services and tax assistance, pre-employment essential skills training/work experience and adult literacy programs

Portage Collegiate Institute (PCI)

Address: 65 3rd Street South, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 2B6

Phone: 204-857-6843

PCS Building: 204-239-5905


Services: Portage Collegiate Institute provides English and basic French education for students for Portage and the surrounding areas grades 9-12 and have a mature student program. Students may take courses covering a wide range of interests, learning information and skills that will serve them well in life, whether they enter the work force directly, or continue with post-secondary education. PCI offers all courses needed for grade 12 graduation and post-secondary requirements along with a wide variety of vocational and extra-curricular activities. To see all courses offered visit the school's website or phone, email or visit the PCI location for more information.

Portage la Prairie School Division - Student Services

Address: 535 3rd Street North West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 2C4

Phone: 204-857-8756


Email: Director of Student Services: Rochelle Rands:

Services: Student Services Department provides specialized clinical services to students throughout the Division as well as generalized supports to administrators, teachers, educational assistants and parents. Supports include: assisting school teams with programming and planning, identifying speech and language difficulties, social/emotional issues, and learning difficulties, providing workshops/consultations/speech programs, working with local agencies and community groups. Specialists include: Strategic Initiative Learning Coordinator, Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologists, Indigenous Academic Achievement Facilitator English as an Additional Language Consultant, Literacy Coaches, Numeracy Coach, Outreach Facilitators, Mental Health Facilitator, Resource Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Addiction Foundation of Manitoba Counselor.

Red River College - Portage la Prairie Campus

Address: 32 5th Street South East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1J2

Phone: 204-856-1914


Contact Form: On RRC's website there is a Contact Us form.

Services: Red River College Portage has a variety of full time, part time and contract training courses and programs to receive a degree, certificate or both. If you want more information on anything available through RRC they offer free virtual or in person information sessions.

Thrive Learning Centre - CMHA

Address: 102 1st Street North West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1Y9

Phone: (204) 239-6590




Services: Thrive Learning Centre offers free, informative courses, addressing topics related to mental health, physical health, building your best life, finding your voice, increasing skills and connecting to community. Their courses are designed through the lens of professional experience and honoring those with lived experience of mental illness. Thrive Learning Centre believes that through one’s own personal journey, meaning and purpose are created, resulting in rich knowledge. Courses are offered online from their Portage Campus through Zoom.

Youth for Christ - Campus Life

Address: 60 Tupper Street North, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1W8

Phone: 204-239-6763



Westpark School

Address: B-2375 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 4A6

Phone: 204-857-3726




Services: Westpark is a private school for junior kindergarten and K-12 English. It is a ministry of Prairie Alliance Church, providing a holistic educational experience focusing on our physical well being and academic excellence within a spiritual framework. The school has a baseball diamond, a greenspace, picnic tables, a play structure, a slide, soccer field, swings and tires. A new student application fee is $40, capital fee $200/family. Student fees for junior kindergarten and kindergarten are $50/student, Grades 1 - 12 $100/student. Tuition Fee Calculation Sheet provided on application form.


Long Plain First Nation - Post Secondary Education

Address: PO Box 430, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3B7

Phone: 1-204-252-2731



Services: Long Plain Post Secondary Education program helps Long Plain community members further their education by providing educational assistance for educational and career goals, financial assistance, etc. Those seeking Educational Assistance need to fill out an application available under Post Secondary Education on the Long Plain website. Please phone, email, visit their website or their location for more information.

Hope Arising
CFS - Chance 2 Learn
Student Services
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