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Huddle NorWest

Our New Location is at 945 Notre Dame Avenue What is the Huddle Norwest Youth Hub? It is an integrated service centre for youth aged 12-29 years of age* which offers services in the areas of mental health, primary care, addictions, employment and recreational activities. NorWest Co-op is pleased to partner with the Addictions Foundation […]

Youth Employment Supports for Success – YESS Program

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Youth Employment Supports for Success: YESS The YESS program is a fully paid 20-week program giving youth aged 16-30 the opportunity to gain the skills and experience to thrive in today’s workforce. The program covers all aspects of employability and supports developing life skills to set participants up for continued employment, education on training beyond […]

Sexually Transmitted Infection Services

  Are you sexually active or have you ever been? Norwest is a safe and non-judgmental environment to talk about STBBIs (Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections). We provide free, confidential testing and treatment for STBBIs. STBBIs include Syphilis, HIV, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Herpes. Who can Come? Anyone over […]

Teen Clinic

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  Norwest is a teen friendly clinic, and teens can speak with nurses anytime! Sisler students and Youth Hub teens needing teen clinic/primary care services, can still access the nurses via telephone at any time! Our other teen clinics are still open regular hours, using virtual care as much as possible: Access Norwest teen clinic, […]

Fruit & Veggie Market

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DETAILS: Affordable fresh fruit and veggies for sale. Eligibility: Open to all Time and Location: see the Community Calendar Tuesdays: 1:30-2:30 at Community Food Centre   Find Out More: 204-615-3117

Community Lunches

Community Lunch

DETAILS: Drop-in to enjoy a free, nutritious lunch. Eligibility: Community Members Time and Location: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Find Out More Contact the Community Food Centre (CFC) at 204.615.3117 Locations Community Food Centre 103-61 Tyndall Avenue Winnipeg, MB R2X 2T4 Hours: Mon-Fri: 9-5 Phone: 204-615-3117

Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Mindfulness (CBTm)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is recommended as first-line treatment for most mental health conditions. However, many people do not have access to CBT due to long waiting lists. There are an increasing number of self-help CBT resources available (books, websites, online interactive programs). Many of these resources are good and easily accessible. People are more […]

Drop-In Counselling

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve had to modify the usual Drop-In format. Please see the Community Calendar or social media sites for schedule changes. Drop in will be open at periodic times throughout the week. Please check our social media for details. Unfortunately space will only allow two people in the centre at a […]

Money Management Training

Learn about everything from banking, loans, credit and savings plus a whole lot more. If you complete the ten workshops you may be eligible to for the Saving Circle.

Adult Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Due to COVID-19 pandemic this program is conducted virtually and will transition to in-person in the coming months. DBT is an evidence-based treatment program for individuals struggling with self-harm and/or thoughts of suicide. Adults age 18 and up commit to meeting with a therapist one time per week and attend a weekly skills training group […]

Adolescent Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

DBT is an evidence-based treatment program for individuals struggling with self-harm and thoughts of suicide. Adolescents ages 13-18 years commit to meeting with a therapist one time per week and attend a weekly skills training group with their parent/caregiver (Wednesdays 4:30pm-6pm at Access NorWest, 785 Keewatin St.) for a minimum of 6 months. The Adolescent […]

Project CHOICES

We offer information and tailored feedback to help women make informed decisions about alcohol use, sex and contraception. DETAILS: How does Project CHOICES work? Women are offered four individual sessions with a counsellor to talk about their drinking behaviours and use of contraception. Counsellors help women set goals specific to their needs and provide information […]

My Health Team

         

Naloxone Kits

Many street drugs can contain Fentanyl without you knowing it.  Naloxone can save your life. DETAILS: You can get a free Naloxone kit at Access NorWest. Call us for a confidential, stigma-free appointment. Eligibility: Available to everyone Time and Location: Access NorWest, 785 Keewatin Avenue Find Out More: Contact Access NorWest at 204.938.5900

Commit to Quit

A free six-week group program that is led by trained facilitators who will help you learn how to lead a smoke-free life. DETAILS: Join us to learn: Reasons to quit smoking The importance of making a plan to quit A variety of tools available to you, including coping skills and stop smoking aids How to […]

Craft Club

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Join us for various activities such as knitting, scrap booking or beading! Eligibility: Open to everyone Time and Location: Check back later for next start date. Find Out More: Contact us at 204-615-3117  

Safeteen

NorWest Co-op offers the Safeteen program for both girls and boys ages 12 and up. Workshops focus on violence prevention and building assertiveness skills. Typically these workshops are done in a school setting but can be run in community groups or even one-on-one in special circumstances. NorWest has one certified female and one certified male […]

Trauma Training

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Psychological First Aid & Post Traumatic Stress Management (PFA &PTSM) is a crisis intervention model that gives service providers practical and adaptable skills they can use in their everyday practice, community work and emergency response. This training will provide participants with the skills to offer custom interventions for groups who have experienced incident specific traumas […]

Trauma Response Team

Nor West’s Trauma Response Team can respond to community crisis or critical incidents for groups or communities who’ve just experienced a traumatic event or critical incident.  The goal to responding to a critical incident is to help with the emotional impact that generally follows. We can identify, stabilize and improve the psychosocial needs of youth […]

Bright Start

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General Program Information Bright Start in Inkster (formerly Inkster Parent Child Coalition) is supported by Manitoba Child and Youth Services, within the Department of Families, to plan and implement an early years strategy for Inkster. We provide free caregiver/child centered activities and resources for families with children 0-6 years old that focus on: Nutrition Physical […]

Dietitians

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NorWest has Registered Dietitians available to help you with healthy food choices. Details: Dietitians are able to help with: Meal planning Picky eating Managing health conditions (some examples include diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol) Digestive problems (Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s/Colitis, Diverticulitis, Celiac Disease) Gout Prenatal nutrition Infant feeding Eligibility: If you live in the […]

Intervention and Outreach Team (IOT)

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The Intervention and Outreach Team (IOT) is a community-based team providing High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW), clinical interventions such as Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and 24/7 community supports for Winnipeg’s most vulnerable children and youth. Funded by Manitoba’s Child and Youth Mental Health Strategy and located at NorWest Co-op Access Centre as well as throughout the […]

Hans Kai

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HANS KAI is a community-led health program developed and delivered through NorWest Co-op Community Health and is available across Canada. It teaches groups about factors that influence their health such as diet, physical activity, social support and physical health and gives them the tools and knowledge to monitor these indicators. Where did Hans Kai come […]

Gilbert Park Going Places (GPGP)

Due to COVID-19 pandemic many programs have been changed to accommodate social distancing and quarantine laws. Please check the Community Calendar for scheduled events. Gilbert Park Going Places (GPGP) is the place for youth to be! DETAILS: All programs are free and we offer a snack at each visit. See a detailed list of programs […]

Child Care

Child Care

NorWest’s Early Learning Childcare Centre has been in operation for more than 40 years – let your little one join in the fun! DETAILS: Our team of certified Early Childhood Educators and assistants deliver age-appropriate activities aimed at enhancing children’s social, emotional and physical development. We also work at helping your child build strong cognitive, […]

Primary Health Services

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Our primary healthcare team is here to help all people in the Inkster community take control of their health. This includes everything from physical health, fitness, and nutrition, to housing, personal safety and social wellness. We offer support in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner. Click here for more information about Client & Families Rights and […]

Foot Care

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Take steps towards healthy feet – call our Foot Care Team today! We offer a specialized nursing foot care program that aims to help clients take control of their foot health, improve mobility and prevent falls and other foot-related complications. Details: Our specialized nursing foot care services include: Foot health assessment Ongoing nursing assessment and […]

Diabetes Education & Support

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NorWest is proud to offer free counselling and support services for people in the Inkster community who live with diabetes. DETAILS: We have a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, certified diabetes educators, clinical pharmacist, health promoter, dietitians and primary care nurses to help you live well with diabetes. We also offer: Nutrition counselling – nutrition […]

Indigenous Health

Our Indigenous Health Program integrates culturally appropriate resources into NorWest programs through: Individual/family counselling Home visits Medicine wheel assessments Advocacy Cultural programming Details: We consult regularly with the local Indigenous community to identify priority health needs and link with Indigenous organizations to address socioeconomic and other issues. Our aim is to promote client access to […]

Make and Take

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Learn to cook different meals to take home for your family. Eligibility: Families Registration required. Find Out More: Check back for next intake.