Category: Health

A & O: Support Services for Older Adults

SENIOR IMMIGRANT SETTLEMENT SERVICES (Formerly Entry Program for Older Adult Immigrants) Entry for Seniors – Group Orientations The program offers a group settlement orientation for newcomers who are 55 or older. After completing the Entry orientation, participants are referred to WELARC for a language assessment. English Language Program (ELP) for Seniors An opportunity for older…

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Louis Riel School Division

The Louis Riel School Division hosts the St. Vital Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW) Program and the LRSD Evening Adult EAL Program. St. Vital Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW) Program provides settlement information and orientation to newcomers. They promote public awareness about immigrant and refugee issues. The NISW provides newcomers and refugees in St. Vital…

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MFL Occupational Health Centre Inc.

The Occupational Health Centre works with a variety of cultural communities in Manitoba to increase their capacity around workplace health and safety through a Train the Trainer Program. Community trainers trained by OHC provide workshops and individual assistance for workers in their first languages. OHC also provides short term counselling for newcomer workers dealing with…

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NorWest Coop Community Health – NISP

NorWest Coop Community Health hosts the Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Program for Permanent Residents living in the Inkster and Point Douglas areas. Aside from settlement services, Norwest Co-op Community Health delivers community-based services and programs in: Primary Health Care, Community Development, Counseling and Support Services, Early Learning and Childcare. They also offer confidential counseling for immigrant…

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Pluri-Elles (Manitoba) Inc.

Pluri-Elles (Manitoba) Inc. is a community-driven, non-profit organization that provides French-language tools to achieve personal and professional growth. We have programs in a number of areas, including education and training, finances, culture, health and social services, employment, literacy classes, computer literacy, and family literacy. Pluri- services are offered in various locations throughout the Province of…

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Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba

SERC offers education, information and referrals on sexuality and reproductive health issues for families and individuals, in partnership with a wide range of ethno-cultural and multi-cultural groups. They offer health education resources, capacity building in sexuality-related topics, and cultural competency training for service providers and community leaders. SERC has offices in Winnipeg and Brandon. The…

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Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

The Cultural Resource Facilitators of SMD’s Ethno-Cultural Program strive to continually develop, maintain and deliver relevant services that assist in the development of individual independence and community support for all persons with disabilities. They have two specialized programs to assist newcomers to Winnipeg: Language Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adult Newcomers – for…

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