Neighbours helping neighbours

At Elmwood Community Resource Center, you belong. We welcome all our neighbours to join us as we build social wellness in our community and grow together.

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Building community

Resources and supports that make the neighbourhood a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Community members feel comfortable turning to our centre for support, in-person and online.

Our Programs

We have several free programs in many different categories below.
Family Programs

Drop-in Program

We’re here to assist you – a safe and welcoming space to connect with friends and family. We provide access to a phone, fax, computer, and information on community resources.
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ECRC Family Counselling

Through individual or family therapy, the program is intended to strengthen families and youth who have experienced and or currently experiencing domestic violence, life difficulties and trauma.
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Mental Wellness Coalition

Promoting the positive development of families, children, and youth in Elmwood.
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Reach Out!

An after-school program for youth in Grades 7 to 12. We encourage youth to make informed, positive choices and aim to help them achieve their potential and become the best versions of themselves.
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Tot Spot for Parents

Providing short term childcare support for parents in the Elmwood Community while they attend a job interview, attend an important appointment, or take time to care for themselves.
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Mini-Year Program

Providing services to parents, caregivers, and their children to encourage growth and physical wellbeing.
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Summer Literacy Camp

A 6-week summer camp for Elmwood children between the ages of 5 to 11 years, with an emphasis on enriching both children’s academic capacity and engaging them through recreational activities during the break.
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Education & Employment Programs

Elmwood Youth Employment Experience (EYEE)

An employment program open to people between the ages of 18 to 30 in Winnipeg. Youth are provided with hands-on experience in resume development, cover letter writing, interview preparation skills, job lead skills, soft skills, and life skills.
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GOAL Adult Literacy

A free literacy program for adult learners 18 and older. Students work on the ‘Adult Learning and Literacy curriculum (STAGES)’ and on independent programs of study to achieve personal learning goals.
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Building Futures

An employment and workplace literacy program for adults immigrants with a language benchmark of 5+. Individuals are provided with Career Counselling, employability skills, employer network opportunities, workplace training & certification.
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Indigenous and Newcomer Programs

Neighborhood Immigrant Settlement

Offers support and information to immigrant newcomers to Canada that live in our Elmwood community. Our settlement worker provides support by connecting newcomers with information, programs, and services in the community.
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Ombigiaawsiwin Traditional Family Program

Parents will have a chance to learn about indigenous teachings that can be later used within their own families. Our group always begins and ends with smudging to welcome positive energy when entering and leaving.
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Community Programs

Green Team

A group that keeps an eye out for graffiti in the community that needs to be cleaned or removed. The team also plants and maintains the raised vegetable gardens on the Levis and Johnson community garden site.
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Essential Food Community Garden and BAG (Better Access to Groceries) Program

The Elmwood community garden has 40 planter boxes available for community use. In partnership with other local agencies we provide support in maintaining the garden boxes and have access to essential items to grow your garden. The Better Access to Grocery (BAG) program is hosted by Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation in partnership with ECRC, WRHA and other local partners.
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Counselling Program

Our Counselling programs allow you to focus on feelings, experiences or behaviour, with a goal of facilitating positive change.

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A network of organisations and individuals working together to support you.

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Let us introduce you to our hardworking combinations of staff, board, and volunteer members.
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Grateful is only one word to describe the amount of gratitude we feel to those.
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