Main Street Project provides a safe, respectful and accessible place for individuals at risk in the community. Main Street Project advocates for a more inclusive society and assist marginalized individuals to make real choices. Programs include: Emergency shelter, 58 spaces, adults only; Non-medical detoxification centre; Transition Services Team; Mainstay Residence, 34 spaces, (a supervised room and board environment that provides short term accommodation, meals, and a stable environment for adult men and women who are largely disadvantaged, in personal distress, often chemically dependent and homeless); and Intoxicated Persons Detention Area. Located at 75 Martha Street. Phone: (204) 982-8245. Email.
Siloam Mission. Siloam Mission's Emergency Shelter is a 11,000-square-foot space, located on Siloam's second floor. The shelter is a dry facility that offers: 110 single beds; a 5-bed family room; Individual shower stalls and change rooms; and staff for transitional support and safety. 300 Princess Street. Phone: (204) 956.4344. Email.
The Salvation Army Booth Centre. This 253 bed residential centre (up to 300 in winter) is a transitional facility that provides accommodation to individuals in need such as people who are facing addiction, mental illness or requiring emergency shelter. The primary focus of the centre is to work closely with people in an effort to deal with both physical and spiritual needs. In so doing we work to restore human dignity and re-educate all individuals where and when possible. 180 Henry Ave Winnipeg. Phone: (204) 946-9400.
Men’s Resource Centre. Emergency Shelter for Men and their children is accessible through the Men's Resource Centre for men who are fleeing intimate partner domestic violence and/or abuse. Men experiencing violence or abuse within an intimate partner relationship are eligible for shelter. Our goal is to enable abused men to access emergency accommodation to ensure their physical safety. Crisis counselling is offered along with assistance in working with service agencies to secure future safe housing, legal matters, custody issues, etc. The Men's Resource Centre's mandate is all of Manitoba. All services are free. Located at Suite 200 - 321 McDermot Avenue. During business hours call 204.415.6797 ext. 200 or come to the centre. After business hours call: The Provincial Domestic Abuse Line at: 1.877.977.0777 or Osborne House at 204.942.3052. Email.
A & O: Safe Suite Initiative. This initiative provides temporary housing for men and women, 55 years or older, who are in need of a safe place to stay due to abuse or neglect and whose needs cannot be effectively met by existing abuse/crisis services. Abuse may be physical, emotional/psychological, sexual, financial or neglect. The program provides the following services: counselling services; furnished accommodations for up to 60 days; Victoria lifeline support; practical assistance regarding finances, housing and legal supports.
A & O is able to provide this service at no cost to older adults. Intake number: 204-956-6440.
Toll-free: 1-888-333-3121. Email.
The Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters (MAWS). An association which includes nine provincially funded women's shelters as well as several affiliate members working on the area of family violence. MAWS was created to provide: support to member shelters; increased negotiating abilities with funders; shared information and resources; increased public awareness, training of staff and improved services for clients.
Alpha House. Alpha House provides long term living for women and their children who have left abusive situations. Residents live in Alpha House for up to nine months while participating in one on one, children's counselling and support groups. Phone: (204) 982-2011. E-mail.
L’Entre-temps des Franco-Manitobaines is a non-profit second stage housing facility that provides women recovering from an abusive relationship - and their children - with protective housing for up to one year. L’Entre-temps is a domestic abuse recovery program that assists women in regaining their independence. Here women receive the safe, supportive environment they require for their emotional healing. Phone: (204) 925-2550. Email.
Ikwe Widdjiitiwin. Ikwe Widdjiitiwin's mission is to address the needs of women and their children who are abused - sexually, physically, or emotionally, and to develop programs to meet these needs, in a culturally appropriate manner, in order that they are empowered to make decisions affecting their own lives. Phone: (204) 987-2780. Crisis Line: 1-800-362-3344.
Native Women's Transition Centre is a long-term residence that provides care for up to 21 Aboriginal women and children who are struggling to make life changes. The Second Stage Housing facility, Memengwaa Place, is an independent living program for Aboriginal victims of family violence and residents of Native Women's Transition Centre wanting to make the transition back into the community. It provides seven full suites, an on-site support worker and security features. Phone: (204) 989-8240 Intake: 998-8244 or 989-8251.
Kihiw Iskewock provides long term safe housing for up to 3 years to Aboriginal women who have experienced incarceration and / or have been in conflict with the justice system. The 15 apartment unit complex accommodates Aboriginal women and their children. Culturally relevant supports and services are provided to the families residing at the facility, with a focus on healing, family reunification and community reintegration. A project of the Native Women's Transition Centre. Call 204-989-8240.
North End Women's Centre. NEWC's decision to expand its community-based programs to include transitional housing for chronically homeless single women suffering mental illness was an innovative approach to service delivery in mental health services. Potential tenants are selected from NEWC clients and women referred by agencies in the Selkirk Avenue area. Currently, NEWC operates the Betty Berg House, consisting of separate bedrooms with ensuite baths and refrigerators, linked by a shared living area and a fully furnished common kitchen, and a new larger apartment block on Selkirk Avenue. Email. Phone: (204) 589-7347.
Osborne House empowers women and their children who are experiencing domestic abuse by providing them with a safe and supportive environment and through residential and non-residential programs and services. Phone: (204) 942-7373. Local Crisis Line: 942-3052.
Villa Rosa is a prenatal and postnatal residence offering a wide variety of programs in a safe and nurturing environment. Any single, pregnant woman or new mother may access services at Villa Rosa. Phone: (204) 786-574. E-mail.
Women in Second Stage Housing (W.I.S.H.) W.I.S.H. provides safe and healthy second-stage housing, counselling, and support programs. The program will promote physical and emotional healing and personal growth for women and their children who have left abusive relationships. Phone: (204) 275-2600. Email.
MacDonald Youth Services (MYS). MYS's Youth Resource Centre / Shelter offers short-term emergency shelter and basic needs walk-in resource services to youth. It is located at 161 Mayfair Ave in Winnipeg and has been operating since 1992. The Youth Resource Centre / Shelter offers short-term, overnight, emergency shelter to 8 youth ages 12 to 17 years of age per night. Beds are assigned on a first come first serve basis every night. 161 Mayfair Avenue. Phone: (204) 477-1804.
Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. The Ndinawe Safe Home is a 16 bed facility that provides accessible twenty-four hour shelter and basic necessities for youth 11-17 years of age who may have no safe place to go, or are living on the streets and are at risk of abuse and exploitation. Phone: (204) 586-2588.