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Last updated March 26, 2020 8:00pm

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.

All regular programs have been suspended due to COVID-19

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

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https://www.facebook.com/NorwestOnAlexander
Event Calendar

  • 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!
  • Kids Breakfast: Children and parents can pickup healthy breakfast at Blake. One per child. Meals will be provided in to go containers.
  • Community Lunch: Community members can pickup delicious lunch at the resource centre. Meals will be provided in to go containers, please do not bring your containers from home.
  • Fruit & Veggie Market: We will continue to provide affordable fresh groceries for sale at our resource centre.
  • Access to a computer and internet is available during limited drop-in hours.
  • 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
  • Access Food: Please call (2040 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.

Monday

  • 10:30am-12:00pm
    Kids Breakfast (pickup only)
  • 2:00pm-4:30pm
    Limited Drop-in (2 person a time, 15 min. max)

Tuesday & Wednesday

  • 10:30am-12:00pm
    Kids Breakfast (pickup only)
  • 11:00am-4:00pm
    Early Years Play-cation Activity Kit Pickup (avail. Tuesdays)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm
    Community Lunch (pickup only)
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm
    Limited Drop-in (2 person a time, 15 min. max)

Thursday

  • 10:30am-12:00pm
    Kids Breakfast (pickup only)
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm
    Community Lunch (pickup only)
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm
    Fruit & Veggie Market
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm
    Limited Drop-in (2 person a time, 15 min. max)

Friday

  • 10:30am-12:00pm
    Kids Breakfast (pickup only)
  • 1:00pm-4:30pm
    Limited Drop-in (2 person a time, 15 min. max)

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

 

Community Food Centre

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Event Calendar

All food programs, volunteer programs and community meals are on hold.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

  • 12:00pm-1:30pm
    Take-out meals for pickup

Tuesday

  • 11:00am-4:00pm
    Early Years Play-cation Activity Kit Pickup (avail. Tuesdays)

Thursday

  • 5:30pm-6:30pm
    Take-out supper avail. for pickup

Please take care of yourselves and your neighbours in these uncertain times. Be kind to one another.

 

Family Violence

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.
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We are only a phone call away. Call (204) 940-6624

 

Daycare Centres are Closed

As of Friday, March 20th daycare centres are closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This has been mandated by the provincial government.

 

Gilbert Park Resource Centre

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https://www.facebook.com/GilbertParkGoingPlaces/
Event Calendar

  • As of Wednesday, March 18th all Tax Clinics at GPRC are cancelled for the foreseeable future. No drop off anymore.
  • Hygiene/household supplies available.
  • Please bring your health card for essential food hamper pickups
  • Access to computer, phone, support during Limited Drop-in.
  • Community support line:
    9:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri.
    Sarah: (204) 765-8462.
  • To go Coffee & Tea are always available.
  • Cobbs Break Giveaway from 12:00pm-2:00pm every Tuesday.
  • Emergency food its and hygiene kits, including diapers will be available for pickup daily.
  • Get in touch by calling (204) 982-4429 or messaging our Facebook page for any support.

Monday

  • 11:00am-4:00pm
    School Age Children’s Activity Kit Pickup
  • 11:00am-5:00pm
    Limited Drop-in (1 person a time, 10 min. max)

Tuesday

  • 11:00am-4:00pm
    Essential Food Hamper Pickup
    & Early Years Play-cation Activity Kit pickup
  • 11:00am-5:00pm
    Limited Drop-in (1 person a time, 10 min. max)

Wednesday

  • 11:00am-5:00pm
    Limited Drop-in (1 person a time, 10 min. max)

Thursday

  • 11:00am-4:00pm
    Essential Food Hamper Pickup
  • 11:00am-5:00pm
    Limited Drop-in (1 person a time, 10 min. max)

Friday

  • 11:00am-4:00pm
    Weekend Family Activity Pickup
  • 11:00am-5:00pm
    Limited Drop-in (1 person a time, 10 min. max)

Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

 

Primary Care

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PATIENTS RE COVID-19

The health and safety of our Clients, community, and Staff is extremely important to us at NorWest Co-op Community Health.  As such, please read below regarding changes to our services during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Most appointments will now be over the phone.  If an in-person exam is required, your health care provider will let you know after you have talked to them on the phone.
  • Walk-in clinic –  Please call us first at 204-938-5900 between 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM weekends and Stats to receive an over the phone assessment. If an in-person exam is required we will let you know after you a phone assessment.
  • To keep you, our community, and our staff safe and healthy – Everyone who comes to NorWest will be asked screening questions about COVID-19 before they can enter the building.
  • We cannot test or treat COVID-19 at our clinic. If you believe you are exposed and are showing symptoms, please contact Health Links – Info Santé by following this link https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/screening-tool/ or call 204-788-8200 or toll free at 1-888-315-9257.
  • Please help us reduce the spread of COVID-19.  If you have respiratory symptoms (cough, cold, fever, runny nose, sore throat), have recently travelled outside of Manitoba, or have had contact with someone with respiratory symptoms who has recently travelled outside of Manitoba, please STAY HOME.  If you have questions, you can call us at 204-938-5900 or contact Health Links – Info Santé by following this link https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/screening-tool/ or call 204-788-8200 or toll free at 1-888-315-9257.

 

Hans Kai

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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:

Monday-Friday

  • 2:00pm-2:30pm
    Facebook Live Exercise with Mike Sadlowski

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.

We’re very much looking forward to seeing each of you back soon!!  Please check our social media and our website for updates as information can change quickly.

 

Youth Hub

https://www.facebook.com/NorWestYouthHub/
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) 221-980

 

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.