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Programs & Services

SUSPENDED Bright Start core icon

bright start

Suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic.

A community program for children aged 0-6 and their caregivers to play, read, sing and eat together (1.5 – 2 hours)

Supports Available to Families:

  • Public Health Nurse support:
    • Baby weight check
    • Breastfeeding
    • Immunization check
  • Dietitian support (Last Tues of the month & Thurs):
    • How to start infants on solid foods
    • What to do with picky eating
    • Tips on good nutrition
  • Primary Care:
    • Prenatal and postnatal care
    • Well-baby visits
    • Immunization
  • Inkster Parent Child Coalition:
    • Parenting support
    • Parenting resources and programs


  • Families with children 0-6 years old
    • All caregivers welcome – grandparent, aunt, uncle, etc.
  • This is a drop-in program, no registration needed

Time and Location:

Bright Start ACCESS:
Tuesdays 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm at Access NorWest (785 Keewatin Street)
Snack provided end of program.

Bright Start WESTBROOK:
Thursdays 9:30 am – 11:30 am at Weston Memorial Community Centre (1625 Logan Avenue)
Breakfast provided.

Bright Start GILBERT:
Fridays 9:30 am – 11:30 am at the Gilbert Park Gym (35 Gilbert Avenue)
Supported by Gilbert Park Resource Centre
Breakfast provided.

Find Out More:

Contact Access NorWest at (204) 938-5900

Click Here for the Bright Start poster.

Like us on Facebook at Inkster Parent Child Coalition: IPCC for the most up to date info on Bright Start and IPCC events.


  • Access NorWest


    785 Keewatin Street
    Winnipeg, MB R2X 3B9


    Walk-In Connected Care

    Monday to Friday 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    *We reserve the right to close WICC if capacity is reached. If the clinic is closed please go to another walk-in clinic or an urgent care site.
    *For current wait times please see

    Primary Care Clinic

    Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    *By appointment only


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


    Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Closed weekends & holidays





  • Gilbert Park Resource Centre


    7 - 35 Gilbert Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R2X 0T4


    Please check the Community Calendar for availability. Updates will also be available at

    Monday – Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
    Sunday & holiday’s CLOSED



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