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73 Hargrave Street- Second Floor

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1N3

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday – 8:30am to 4:30pm


Services and Programs

Manitoba’s eleven Friendship Centres are dedicated to providing a wide range of programs and supports that meet the unique needs of urban Indigenous individuals, families, and communities.

Family and Youth Programming:

  • Youth Engagement: Friendship Centres provide leadership development, cultural activities, and safe spaces for Indigenous youth to connect, learn, and thrive.
  • Parenting Support: Parenting Programs focus on Indigenous parenting approaches, child development, and building strong family relationships.

Cultural Programs and Events:

  • Language Revitalization: Friendship Centres offer language classes, workshops, and resources to support the learning and revitalization of Indigenous languages throughout Manitoba.
  • Traditional Arts: Engage in activities that celebrate and teach traditional arts such beading, moccasin making, drum making, and ribbon skirt workshops.

Social Support and Advocacy:

  • Counselling Services: Friendship Centres provide culturally sensitive and trauma-informed counselling services to support individuals and families facing persona, emotional, and mental health challenges.
  • Advocacy and Referral Services: Referral services assist individuals in navigating various systems including housing, education, healthcare, and social services.

Educational and Employment Supports:

  • Educational Assistance: Friendship Centres offer scholarships, tutoring, and mentoring programs to help Indigenous students achieve their educational goals.
  • Employment Programs: Employment programs offer job readiness training, career counselling, and resume writing assistance to enhance employment opportunities for urban Indigenous individuals.