Informal Language Resource Guide

  MANSO has compiled a list of informal language training resources from our members & community organizations in Winnipeg. The programs listed will be updated regularly. If you know of a conversation circle or informal language program that is missing from this list (or want to update your information), please contact Teresa Burke at t.burke@mansomanitoba.ca

Mental Health Toolkit for Refugees and Refugee Claimants

This online toolkit curated by the BC Refugee Hub includes a short guide to mental health, mental illness, trauma, and resources available to those working with refugees and refugee claimants, along with services and supports available for refugees and refugee claimants. Topics included: Key Definitions Mental Health and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) Prevalence Among Refugees –…

Surrey First Peoples Guide for Newcomers

The Surrey First Peoples Guide for Newcomers is a response to the call for accurate resources on First Peoples in Canada from an Indigenous perspective.  It amplifies voices of the land-based Nations that Surrey occupies and builds solidarity between Indigenous and newcomer communities. This resource provides information on the traditional protocols, histories, and current realities of Indigenous, Metis,…

Evaluating Refugee Program – resource, webiar and toolkit

The Evaluation Refugee Program project was an initiative to build the evaluation capacity of the refugee sector across Canada in order to improve supports and outcomes for refugee newcomers. Funded by IRCC under the Service Delivery Improvements program, the project started in 2019 and ended in March 2021. Check out this summary to learn about…

Chamber of Commerce Truth and Reconciliation Roadmap

The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce has created the Truth & Reconciliation Roadmap (TRR)  resource that will reinforce the Chamber and the business community’s commitment to The Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) 94 Calls to Action (CTA) in 2015.  . The TRR serves as a pathfinder to provide businesses with the focus and resources to achieve…

Compile list of resources during COVID-19

Staff at Social Planning Council Winnipeg and the City of Winnipeg has compiled a list of available resources and supports during COVID-19. This is by no means an exhaustive list but it gives an indication of the many programs taking place at the moment. Disclaimer: This is for information purpose only. We cannot guarantee the…

Parent Tip sheet – Aggression in preschoolers (3-5 years of age)

Noticing aggressive behaviour in children can be distressing for parents, but it is important to know that even young children can be aggressive and that this aggression can lead to problems at home and in school. This document provides parents, especially those with preschoolers, with tips and prevention methods. Parents play an influential and important…

Manitoba Non-EIA Rent Assist program

On January 30, 2020, MANSO and our Housing committee (with the support of New Journey Housing) hosted a Non-EIA Rent Assist Webinar session. Below is the list of resources and contact information. *Please note that the Rent Assist program will be updated every July 1st on the Province of Manitoba website, so please make sure…