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  • Transition Planning and Post-Graduation Supports

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    Belonging Quadrant

    Sports and Recreation
    Dakota Community Center

    • Programs such as Group fitness and individual training
    • Play sports such as: Adult Hockey league, Pickleball and Beach volleyball
    • Fitness Center and Weight room membership
    • Dakota Fieldhouse, Johnathan Toews Sportsplex, Indoor Rinks, Jumpstart Community Rink

    YMCA South

    • Gym Membership to get access to open gym, open fitness studio, running tracks, eGYM®, TRX® and more.
    • Attend various fitness drop in classes

    Fitness Facilities
    Anytime Fitness St. Vital

    • GYM membership to access GYM Amenities, Cardio, Strength/Free Weights, Functional training, and Coaching Services
    • 12 month and 6-month membership options

    Snap Fitness

    • GYM membership to access Free Weights, Strength training and Cardio Equipment
    • Group Classes, Personal Trainers and Nutritional Consultants
    • 24-hour access

    Blue Sky Fitness

    • Small boutique style fitness studio 
    • Group classes, Personal Training and Senior fit
    • Special events

    Full Scene Athletic Centre

    • 24-hour access for members
    • Different membership options
    • Personal training, Full Scene fitness academy and Personalized nutrition plan

    Health and Wellness
    Pilates Winnipeg

    • Drop-in Pilates classes
    • Virtual and In-Person classes

    Serena Yoga studio

    • Drop-in Yoga and Meditation Classes, Specialty classes and Kids/Family yoga
    • Teacher Training

    Winnipeg Cycle/Spin studio

    • Drop in Spin classes
    • One-month memberships

    9round boxing studio
    ·         Kickboxing circuit training

    • Show up on your own schedule, no restrictive class times
    • Membership options

    Cultural Programming at Resource Center– call 211

    • 211 can help with day-to-day needs and finding support for stressful situations before they escalate into a crisis

    ·         211 can also provide support in the following situations, for example:
    o   Accessing the job market if you have barriers to employment

      • Looking for resources related to an emergency or disaster (e.g., shelter during times of extreme weather)
      • Needing housing and support for homeless individuals
      • Needing parenting support and resources
      • Looking for alcohol and/or drug detoxification and treatment
      • Having difficulty meeting your basic needs (e.g., food and rent)
      • When you or someone you support requires mental health support
      • If you recently moved to Canada and need support connecting to resources

    Immigration Center

    • The Immigrant Centre provides newcomers with free programs and services including settlement, employment, language, nutrition training, and verification of translations.

    MB Indigenous Educational Cultural Center  

    • Provide programs and services for all ages through the Community Connection Program, the People's Library, and the Heritage Collection.
    • promote awareness and understanding of Indigenous cultures to all interested people.

    LGBT2SQ+ community support
     Rainbow Resource Center

    • Offers support to the 2SLGBTQ+ community in the form of counselling, education, and programming for individuals ranging from children through to 55±. 
    • Provides 2SLGBTQ+ and ally education, awareness, and outreach that assists healthcare providers, educators, students, social service, and commercial service providers
    • Has a volunteer program, community library, and coordinates the community-led groups and committees that meet at Rainbow Resource Centre.

    Out There Winnipeg

    • Provides a healthy, inclusive, accessible, and safe space for adult folks of the LGBT2SQ+ community and allies to meet, socialize, be active and have fun
    • Sport and recreation activities include both cooperative and competitive environments that cater to everyone regardless of experience or skill level

     Rainbow Harmony Choir

    • Choir of LGBTQ2* community members and allies dedicated to building relationships and expressing and celebrating their diverse identities and experiences through the power of song

    Reaching Out Winnipeg

    • Reaching Out Winnipeg is a program that started in 2012 to promote resettlement of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers in Winnipeg and beyond.

    Six Ways to Wellbeing

    • Independent mental health charity
    • Services include supported housing, affordable counselling and anger management courses, employment services, training
    • Range of well-being services including open activity sessions, support groups, self-management courses, peer-led activities, and a range of therapies and courses


    Mastery Quadrant

    Educational Centers
     St. Vital Adult Education Center

    • Personal, social, and academic
    • Provides a program that leads to a Mature Student High School Diploma
    • Funded by the government

    Futures forward

    • Post-secondary education accessible for students who face educational barrier
    • Transitional, Student, Academic and Cultural supports

    Know before you go

    • Guide for students who are transitioning into post-secondary
    • Issues various problems such as mental health, paying bills, study skills, roommate issues, etc.
    • Provides support and additional resources  

    My Blueprint

    • Online Career and life planning resources
    • Allows students to track their graduation and research post-secondary options

    MIIT Adult learning center

    • Educational programming that promotes the development of personal, social, and academic skills.
    • 2 semesters of classes cost $40
    • Students achieve a Mature Highschool diploma when graduating

    Post-secondary Institutions
    Brandon University

    Canadian Mennonite University

    Red River Collage Polytechnique

    University of Manitoba

    University of Winnipeg


    Independence Quadrant

    Transition to Adulthood

    • Made for students planning their life after high school
    • Valuable text information on transitioning to adulthood

    Job Works

    • Adult learning center
      • Several types of subjects
      • Funded by government
    • Alternative high school
    • Educational assistant

    Futures Forwards Canada

    • Support youth in a variety of areas including mental health, housing, employment, education, and financial counselling to assist with successful transitions into adulthood
    • Financial counselling after high school (multiple teachers have mentioned)

    Youth Employment Center

    • Life skills, education, and training
    • Free employment services for youth
    • Monthly volunteering

    SEED Winnipeg

    • Supporting, employment and economic development
    • Asset building programs and business development services
    • Language support
    • Indigenous community collaborations

    Financial services
    First Aid Employment Assistance

    • Single parent
    • Disability
    • General assistance


    • Food, clothing, personal and household needs
    • Dental, optical, prescription drugs
    • Health related supplies or equipment not provided by other programs
    • Support to find jobs/employment


    Income Tax Services

    VITA Canada

    • VITA sites offer free tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns

    Safe Work Manitoba

    • List of workers rights from The Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act

    Jordan's Principle

    • Only applies at school age
    • First Nations children living in Canada can access the products, services, and supports they need, when they need them. Funding can help with a wide range of health, social and educational needs, including the unique needs that First Nations Two-Spirit and LGBTQQIA children and youth and those with disabilities may have. 
    Adult Documents and Applications
    • Identification (forms. ID, Birth certificate, SIN, passports) 

    Under 18 Legal Rights

    Medical, Mental Health and Wellness 

    St Vital Family Medical  

    Walk in clinic and pharmacy 

    • Address the needs of the individual
    • Helps their clients make informed choices about their health.
    • Services are provided for individuals and families, teens, and adults within our geographic community and for priority populations. 
    • (204) 784-4090

    Find a Doctor - Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

    • Find a Doctor
    • Family Doctor Finder helps to connect Manitobans to a family doctor, nurse practitioner or pediatrician

    YouVille Teen Clinic

    • Diverse mix of culturally sensitive programs and services
    • Counselling, community development, Parenting support, Ask a nurse
    • Job opportunities
    • Volunteer opportunities


    Generosity Quadrant

    Volunteer and Food banks
    Volunteer Opportunities Manitoba

    • Contains various volunteering opportunities and group volunteering
    • Volunteer referral site
    • Training, Workshops, and distance learning
    • Volunteer management resources

    Harvest Manitoba

    • Chance to donate money for people in need of food

    We Got This Canada

    • Donate money for people in need of food
    • Volunteer
    • Attend events of Emergency meals

    MB Housing

    • Provides low-income Manitobans in greatest need with a broad range of housing
    • (Apartments, townhouses, duplexes and houses for individuals, families, and seniors)
    • Eligible if you are a Canadian Citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, a refugee claimant or have legal status to live and/or work in Canada.

    Winnipeg Rental Network

    RAY: Resource Assistance for Youth

    • Affordable housing for youth
    • Resources on How to look for a job, housing,
    • Basic needs program (clothing, hygiene products, and showers)

    Centre Flavie - Laurant

    • Distributes no cost household furniture and clothing supply for vulnerable
    • Effective ally in the battle against poverty so that the most vulnerable may live in a dignified manner

    Access center
    Winnipeg Public Libraries

    • Access to books
    • Access to computers
    • Quiet place to study

    Parks & Trails

    • St Vital Park
    • Dakota Park
    • Seine River Greenway's Trail
    • Beliveau Forest

    Seasonal Activity Resources
    Spring Summer activities - Tourism Winnipeg
    Winnipeg Leisure Guide - Winnipeg Leisure Guide