Family

All Nations Coordinated Response Network - ANCR

Address: 835 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0N6

Phone: 204-944-4200

Toll Free: 1-888-945-ANCR (2627)

Website: https://www.ancr.ca/

Services: ANCR provides a range of emergency and non-emergency, protective and preventative services appropriate to support families, whatever the concerns may be. ANCR works with a network of community partners and resources and strive to promote and support the safety and well-being of children and families by providing culturally appropriate, strength based child and family intake services. ANCR also has family resource centers that provide culturally-based programs to children and families. Programs include: parenting programs, self improvement programs, workshop series and more to help people live a healthy and happy life.

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Plains

Address: 15 Tupper Street South, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1W7

Phone: 204-857-4397

Website: https://portage.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/

Email: bbbscentralplains@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba

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

Phone: 204-857-8751

Website: https://cfsofcentralmb.mb.ca/home-page/vision/

Email: cfscentral@gov.mb.ca

Services: Child and Family Services is a non-profit corporation who provide a full range of child welfare services. While committed to the protection of children, staff use a family centered approach to empower and strengthen families. CFS works in partnership with community to support and strengthen families to ensure the well-being of children and youth. Their values are: Safe and Secure Children & Youth, Family/Child centred, Transparency & Accountability, Inclusivness & Accessibility and Fiscal Responsibility.

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

Website: https://cfscmfoundation.com/chance-2-learn/

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

Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba - Chance 2 Camp

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

Phone: 204-857-8751

Website: https://cfscmfoundation.com/chance-2-camp/

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

Services: Chance 2 Camp funds allow CFSCMF to award a max of $400.00 per child so children who, because of economic circumstances in their families, would not otherwise have the opportunity for a summer camp experience.

 

Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba Foundation - Chance 2 Play

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

Phone: 204-857-8751

Website: https://cfscmfoundation.com/chance-2-play/

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

Services: Chance 2 Play, funded by NHL player Arron Asham's annual Charity Golf Tournament, raises money that goes towards awarding children registration, equipment or transportation for that season's hockey program for children who, because of economic circumstances in their families, would not otherwise be able to participate.

 

Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba - Chance 2 Grow

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

Phone: 204-857-8751

Website: https://cfscmfoundation.com/chance-2-grow/

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

Services: Chance 2 Grow funds a wide variety of recreational and educational opportunities for children. Activities eligible for funding include: music/instrument lessons, music or art or drama day camps, art classes and supplies, hockey (Southern Manitoba), Girl Guides/Boy Scouts, swimming lessons, figure skating lessons, soccer, gymnastics, baseball, ringette, theatre classes, martial arts, dance classes (other activities will be considered upon application)

Family Resource Centre

Address: 234 Princess Avenue, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0R1

Phone: 204-595-5005 (allows texting)

Website: frcportage.ca

Email: info@frcportage.ca

Services: Offer programs to support families in the Portage la Prairie area. These include programs for pregnant and new moms, parent-child programs, nutrition programs, parent education programs, and other programs designed to help families, including: Drop-ins - Family Drop-in, Parent Drop-in, Family Fun Days.

Hope Arising Employment Training Center

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

Phone: 204-239-5492

Website: https://www.facebook.com/hopearisingetc/

Email: contact@hopearisingetc.org

Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY)

Address: 100-346 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0C3

Phone: 1-204-988-7440

Toll Free: 1-800-263-7146

Website: https://manitobaadvocate.ca/

Email: info@manitobaadvocate.ca

Services offered: The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth supports, assists, and informs anyone under 21 of their rights and which public services are available to them. They also review and investigate public services and raise concerns with the government or other organizations if changes are needed to improve systems so public services meet the needs of children and youth in Manitoba. Their website also contains resources that outline topics such as the rights of youth, and definitions of words commonly used in the context of CFS.

 

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

Address: 4 Fort Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1C4

Phone: 204-786-0987

Website: http://www.mooddisordersmanitoba.ca/

Email: info@moodmb.ca

Portage la Prairie School Division - Student Services

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

Phone: 204-857-8756

Website: http://www.plpsd.mb.ca/programs-and-services/studentservices

Email: Director of Student Services: Rochelle Rands: rrands@plpsd.mb.ca

Prairie Pregnancy Support Center

Address: 60b Tupper Street North, Portage La Prairie, MB, Box 382, R1N 3B7

Phone: (204) 240-4357

Website: https://www.prairiepregnancy.com/

Email: Contact form on their website under 'contact us'

Services: Support Services for people facing an unexpected pregnancy or requiring any pregnancy related assistance. Client advocates are available to listen and discuss all options — abortion, adoption, and parenting — in a caring, safe, respectful environment. All services are free and confidential. Clients are served regardless of age, gender, sexual identity or orientation, race, or religion. Walk-ins welcome.

Support Services: Free pregnancy tests, information and education on all pregnancy-related options, referrals to community services, maternity and baby clothing, adoption support and post-abortion grief support.

 

Recreation Opportunities for Kids (ROK Inc)

Address: 545 11th Street North West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3S2

Phone: 204-870-2015

Website: http://www.ywinnipeg.ca/programs/community-initiatives/recreational-opportunities-for-children/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ROKCentral/

Email: ed@rokcentralinc.com

Services: Provides outreach and meaningful recreation experiences to children and youth who would otherwise not be able to benefit from participating in recreation or leisure opportunities. Services are provided geared towards youth aged 6-12 for camp activities but families with younger and older children can also participate in other ROK programming. Low-income families and youth can receive support from ROK to access additional opportunities. Opportunities with ROK focus on creativity, self-esteem building, meeting new people, health & fitness education, and reducing instances of depression, suicide and substance abuse.

Thrive Learning Centre - CMHA

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

Phone: (204) 239-6590

Website: https://central.cmha.ca/thrive/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThriveLearningCentreOnline/?ref=py_c

Email: info@cmhacentral.ca

Wawokiya

Address: 56 Royal Road North, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1V1 (ran out of PCRC)

Phone: 204-240-7272 (ext 108)

Website: https://www.portagecrc.com/wawokiya/

Email: wawokiya@portagecrc.com

Services: Wawokiya is a network of service providers who work to bring together supports for clients and work as a team to resolve system issues that prevent people from reaching their goals. Wawokiya works with people who are involved with numerous community resources and are having trouble accessing help OR are not connected to any resources and need help.