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Last updated May 19, 2020 1:20pm

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We appreciate your patience during this time as we do everything we can to make this situation as easy as possible. We look forward to welcoming you back once COVID-19 improves and we are able to open our doors as usual.

Norwest recognizes the importance of having someone to talk to especially during times of social distancing.
Over the Phone and some In-Person counseling sessions available. Call (204) 938-5900.

Please check our website and social media daily as things can change quickly.

Blake Gardens Resource Centre & NorWest on Alexander

Join us daily on Facebook Live for Exercise, Self-Care and Family activities:
Event Calendar

Open Monday-Friday 10:30am-4:00pm

  • Community members who need assistance regarding resources or food can contact our staff. We will try to accommodate and help to the best of our ability. You are not alone, we are here to help!
  • Access Food: Please call (204) 982-3660 to book your appointment at your local food bank.
  • EIA: please call their central line at (204) 948-2888. We can provide contact information and limited use of our phone.
  • Community Drop-in: cancelled until further notice
  • Need to talk?Call to schedule a phone counselling session.
    For crisis, please call (204) 786-8686.
    Mon-Wed 9:00am-5:00pm
    Call Caprice at (204) 479-2426
    Wed-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
    Call Danae at (204) 918-6186

Adult & Youth Activity Kits

Available for pickup Monday-Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Youth Hub Activity packs available Friday.
Staff will deliver kits. Call for appointment.

Coffee To-Go

Monday-Friday 10:30am-11:30am

Emergency Food Kits

Available for pickup Monday-Friday 10:30am-4:00pm

Free Community Lunch

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 1:00pm-2:30pm
Pickup only. 1 per person. Meals provided in to-go containers.

Free Fruit & Veggie Market

Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm

Free Kids Breakfast

Monday-Friday 10:30am-11:30am
Pickup only. 1 per child. Meals provided in to-go containers.

Outreach Drop-off in Weston & Brooklands

Monday 2:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday 3:30pm-4:30pm
Thursday 2:30pm-4:30pm
Friday 3:30pm-4:30pm
Staff will deliver food, kits & hampers. Call for appointment.

Sandwich Drop-off @ Bluebird Lodge Senior Home

Monday & Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm

Soup Drop-off @ Bluebird Lodge Senior Home

Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00am-12:00pm

CLOSED Saturday & Sunday


Community Food Centre
Event Calendar

Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30pm-1:30pm

All food programs will be provided in take-out containers.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30pm-1:30pm
Pickup only.

Take-Out Supper

Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm

Early Years Playcation Activity Kit

Available on Wednesday & Friday during meal pickup.

Youth Hub Activity Packs

Available at Thursday supper & Friday lunch.


Family Violence

Open Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

A Woman’s Place is here to help women and children impacted by family violence during COVID-19. We offer counselling and support, safety planning, protection orders, legal consults and representation. Interpreter services available to women who need it.

Text and Chat Support Line

Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm

To talk to one of our counselors call (204) 940-6624

Text Messaging & Chat line designated for victims of domestic violence is now available.

Or text : (431 )400-9600

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Gilbert Park Resource Centre
Event Calendar

  • Open Monday-Friday 11:00am-5:00pm

    Drop-off Tax Clinic available
    Wednesday’s 1:00pm-4pm

  • Hygiene/household supplies
  • Please bring your health card for essential food hamper pickups
  • Community support line:
    9:00am-5:00pm , Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
    Sarah: (204) 795-8462.
  • Get in touch by calling (204) 982-4429 or messaging our Facebook page for any support.
  • Community Drop-in: cancelled until further notice
  • NEW Bike Maintenance with Mark Thursday and Friday 12:00pm-2:00pm

Cobbs Bread Giveaway

Monday 11:00am-4:00pm

Early Years Playcation Activity Kit Pickup

Tuesday 11:00am-4:00pm Limited quantities.

Emergency Kits

Food kits and hygiene kits, including diapers
Monday-Friday 11:00am-5:00pm

Essential Food Hamper Pickup

Tuesday 11:00am-4:00pm

Good Food Bags

Fresh Fruit & Veggies Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm

Hot & Ready Breakfast

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30am-11:30am
While supplies last.

School Aged Children’s Activity Kit Pickup

Monday 11:00am-4:00pm

To-Go Coffee & Tea

Monday-Friday 11:00am-5:00pm

Youth Hub Activity Packs

Available for pickup Friday


Primary Care


Call 204-983-5900 if you need to see a primary care provider or access our Walk-in Clinic. An appointment will be made to help you over the phone. You will be told if you need to come to the clinic to be seen in person.

You will be asked screening questions about COVID-19 over the phone and at our clinic.

We CANNOT test or treat COVID-19 at our clinic. If you think you have been exposed, please contact Health Links – Info Santé by going to or call 204-788-8200 or toll free 1-888-315-9257.

Our Primary Care Clinic is Open

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday/Sunday/Holidays 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Our Walk-in Clinic is Open

Monday – Friday 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday/Sunday/Holidays 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Lab is Open

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday/Sunday/Holidays Closed


Child Care Centres are Closed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Child Care Centres are open with limited space for essential service workers. If care is required please call 204-940-2165. Screening process will be initiated to ensure support goes to those providing critical services..  This has been mandated by the provincial government


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We do want to provide you with tools and resources to stay healthy and well during this difficult time.

We encourage you all to check it out the following for some fun & exercise:

Facebook Live Exercise with Mike Sadlowski

Monday-Friday 2:00pm-2:30pm

For those interested we will be sending out health tips and recipe ideas to any interested participants. Please message us on Facebook to be added to an email list.


Youth Hub
Event Calendar

Drop-in and face to face counseling is closed.
Norwest Youth Hub is currently offering scheduled appointments for:

  • Telephone counseling
  • support
  • Brainstorming resources
  • Resource navigation
  • coping tips
  • information around mental health, addictions, and employment

Call us at (204) 221-9800

NorWest Teen Clinic

Wednesday 3:30-5:30pm
Social Media @MBTEENCLINICS Emergency contraception; birth control, general medical care & Mental Health counseling.

Youth QuaranTEEN Support Line

Open Monday-Saturday 3:00pm-8:30pm

To talk to one of our counselors call (204) 792-2277

Text Messaging & Chat line designated for Youth Support is now available.

Or text: (431) 400-4552

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Thank you for your patience and your cooperation as we work with you our community to limit the spread of the Coronavirus and ensure we stay as healthy as possible during these difficult times.