Our Programs

We’re rooting
for you.

Community is at the center of what we do. Our client centered programs focus on the unique individual needs of our community members and support you on your path to empowerment.

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We host community-initiated programs that nurture specific needs within the community and empower its members.
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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Program Testimonials

“I came to ECRC because I was experiencing heightened stress, anxiety and was going through a separation… I had counselling [with my children] and felt peace, and gained coping mechanisms. Without the centre, life is very hard for us. Now I am happy and strong.”

Newcomer Settlement Program

“I’ve been attending homework club for 2-months, organized by ECRC. Homework club is very friendly, they give you food [to eat] and there’s open gym, too. And if you need help, they’ll help you, that’s for sure! One more thing– I’ve made friends just by being here.”

Homework Club

Program FAQ

Are your programs free?
All our programs at ECRC are free.
What ages are your programs for?
Our programs are for all ages, from youth to adults. We have individual programs, as well as group and family.
Are your programs in-person or online?
We have resumed in-person programs, however, we offer some service via ZOOM.
Do you offer therapy?
Yes, we offer short term and long term individual and family therapy.

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