Emergency Community Support Fund

Funded Agencies List

Emergency support from the Government of Canada for community agencies in the COVID-19 pandemic

United Way Winnipeg is working with United Way Centraide Canada, along with The Winnipeg Foundation and Canadian Red Cross, to distribute the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund to the following organizations in Winnipeg and across Manitoba.

Round One

Winnipeg

Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg (AHWC)
Low-barrier, accessible COVID-19 test site

African Communities Association of Manitoba (ACOMI)
Food hampers for vulnerable members of the African community

Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home
Staff supports for virtual and ‘window’ visits

Canadian Muslim Women Institute (CMWI)
Food security and mental health supports for newcomer families

CanU
Virtual programming, including education, mentoring, and tutoring

Celestial Church of Christ (Imisi Ibukun Parish)
Food bank, shelter, and counselling

Centre De Renouveau Aulneau Renewal Centre
Mental health and wellness checks

Clan Mothers Turtle Lodge
Mental health, land-based healing workshop

Community Education Development Association of Winnipeg (CEDA)
Summer enrichment program for inner-city students

Council of South Sudanese Community of Manitoba
Food hampers, information sharing, workshops, and translation services

Daniel McIntyre St. Matthews Community Association
Basic needs items, food, resources, and harm-reduction supplies for low-income families and individuals

Donwood Manor Foundation
Wi-fi and virtual connectivity

Eagle Urban Transition Centre
Safety kits

Eagle Urban Transition Centre
PPE and food supplies for Indigenous youth aging out of care

Elmwood Community Resource Centre and Area Association
Cultural empowerment for victims and targets of COVID-19 related racism

Empowering Indigenous Youth in Governance and Leadership (EIYGL)
Indigenous youth mentorship supports

Ethio-Canadian Cultural Academy
Translation services, health and safety and employment supports

Ethnocultural Council of Manitoba — Stronger Together
Outreach supports for ethnocultural communities

Freedom International School
Summer learning recovery and meal program for refugee, newcomer youth

House of Hesed
Personal support, and counselling services for residents

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM)
Food security, technology, and pandemic response information

Indigenous Family Centre
Tables and chairs for outdoor programming and sharing circles

Indigenous Family Centre
Food security for elders

Ka Ni Kanichihk
Indigenous cultural connectivity and mental wellness supports

Ka Ni Kanichihk

24/7 safe space for women

Klinic
Crisis and sexual assault crisis volunteer training sessions

L’Arche Winnipeg
Support for participants with developmental disabilities to work at L’Arche Café

Macdonald Youth Services (MYS)
Food program for youth transitioning to independent living

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (Ma Mawi)
Food and economic security

Manitoba Hospice Foundation o/a Palliative Manitoba
Telephone bereavement services for Manitobans

Manitoba Islamic Association
Mental health counselling, food security, and summer camp for youth

Manitoba Possible (SMD)
Tech-connect program for persons with disabilities

Meadowood Manor
Remote and courtyard visits for residents and families

Mount Zion
Food packs, health sanitation kits, and financial assistance for utility bills

NorWest Co-op Community Health

Summer learning loss program for youth in vulnerable communities

Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin (OPK)

Learning circles, in partnership with the Indigenous Family Centre

Oyate Tipi Cumin Yape
PPE baskets for community members, in partnership with North End Women’s Centre

Pan Am Place
Food, hygiene, and cleaning products for young men in transitional housing

Rainbow Resource Centre
Virtual workshops and presentations, technology

Sara Riel
Seneca Warm Line – 24-hour mental health and addictions peer support

SEED Winnipeg
Community Financial Helpline

Seven Oaks Seniors Links
Conference call programs and care packages for isolated, low-income seniors

Sexuality Education Resource Centre MB (SERC)
Virtual mental health, sexual, and reproductive education for vulnerable populations in Manitoba

Shawenim Abinoojii
Recreation and wellness activities for children and youth

Sierra Leone Refugee Resettlement
Meals, hampers, and online learning programs and services

Snowflake Place For Children And Youth
Intake and case navigation to coordinate response to child abuse

Somali Help-Age Association

Food distribution to low-income, refugee, immigrant, and newcomer seniors

South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council

Congregate meal program for older adults

Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA)

Food and meal distribution for vulnerable community members

St. Boniface Street Links
Community outreach to unsheltered, vulnerable people

St James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Activity and wellness kits for isolated older adults

St. Mary Anglican Church

Food hampers and food bank

St Thomas Anglican Church

Meal program for Weston area families

Sunshine House

Baskets of sunshine – food and supplies for marginalized communities

Taking Charge! Inc. / Se Prendre en Main!
Family therapy for participants struggling with depression and anxiety

Toba Centre for Children & Youth (formerly Snowflake Place For Children and Youth)
Intake and case navigation to coordinate response to child abuse

The Behavioural Health Foundation
Outdoor leisure equipment for women and children

The Holistic Ongoing Opportunities Development Facilitation and Management Services (HoodFams)
Mentorship program for newcomer communities to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread

The Shameless Circle

Professional development support for women

The S.I.G.N (Strength In Greater Numbers) Foundation

Meal delivery for families in partnership with community partners

Thrive Community Support Circle
Health and wellness programs, wellness kits, and counselling

Transcona Council for Seniors

Transportation to medical appointments and meal delivery

Visions of Independence

Support services for people with intellectual disabilities

Wahbung Abinoonjiiag
Outreach and engagement supports for families

Walls Of Freedom Outreach (Freedom House)

Meal program

West Central Women’s Resource Centre

Basic needs, meals and food hampers, activity kits, and multi-media online content

Willow Place

Transitional housing support for women and families

Yazidi Association of Manitoba

Community integration activities for Yazidi women and girls

 

Rural & Northern Manitoba

Arborg & District Seniors Resource Council
Outdoor furniture for COVID-19-safe activities

Boys and Girls Club of Thompson

COVID-19 programming

CMHA – Swan Valley

Emergency unit for self-isolation in Dauphin

Cartier Senior Citizen Support Committee

Senior support services addressing the pandemic

Cypress River – Holland Community Development Corporation

Safety materials, equipment and training

Eagle Urban Transition Centre

Safety kits

Gilbert Plains Community Resource Council

Intergenerational programming during the pandemic

Incorporated Community of Cross Lake

Community food hampers

Lynn Lake Friendship Centre

Seniors and elders support – food hampers, hygiene supplies,cleaning supplies

Macdonald-Headingley Recreation District

Community engagement during COVID-19

Mallard Community Council

Community food hampers

Manitoba Possible (SMD)

Tech-connect program for persons with disabilities

Matheson Island Community Council

Community food hampers

Municipality of Emerson Franklin

Safety equipment and sanitation products for congregate meal program

Niverville Services to Seniors

COVID-safe meal delivery service

Recreation Opportunities for Children Eastman

Distribution of wellness activity kits and bicycles

Roblin Food Bank

Food security for vulnerable community members

Schizophrenia Society of Canada – Manitoba

Family psychoeducation while addressing COVID-19 mental health challenges

Steinbach Community Outreach

Emergency shelter

Two Rivers Senior Resource Council

Programs and services during COVID-19

Winnipeg River Senior Service

Providing services to senors during the pandemic

Round Two

Winnipeg

A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
311 Food Security Line

African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI)

Food hampers for vulnerable members of the African community

Eagle Urban Transition Centre

PPE and food supplies for Indigenous youth aging out of care

Esther House

Virtual access to aftercare, AA, and CA meetings

Ethnocultural Council of Manitoba
– Stronger Together
Food vouchers and baskets for ethnocultural seniors and families

Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre

Food, hygiene and cleaning kits, activity kits, legal clinics, and clothing

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre
Cognitive resources for older adults

Holy Names House of Peace

Internet access for newcomer women

Ka Ni Kanichihk

Food hampers, youth wellness self-care kits, and access to cultural resources

Ka Ni Kanichihk
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24/7 safe space for women

L’Entre-temps des Franco-Manitobaines
Activities for women and children affected by domestic violence

Lutheran Urban Ministry Corp

Backpacks for marginalized individuals who access food program

Macdonald Youth Services (MYS)

Hygiene kits and cleaning supplies for youth transitioning to independent living

Main Street Project
Women’s winter shelter

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (Ma Mawi)

Food hampers, hygiene and activity kits

Manitoba Harm Reduction Network

Harm reduction supplies, education and outreach

Manitoba Hospice Foundation o/a Palliative Manitoba

Telephone bereavement services for Manitobans

Manitoba Islamic Association
Food bank to enhance Winnipeg Harvest hampers with halal items

Manitoba Possible (formerly SMD)
Grocery gift cards for persons with disabilities

New Directions For Children, Youth, Adults & Families
Family therapy services

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

Food hampers and delivery system for seniors

NorWest Co-op Community Health
Food security, community stabilization and capacity building

Open Access Resource Centre

Speech-generating devices for children

Prairie Places
Virtual programming

Pulford Community Living Services
Virtual connection, tablets

Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY)

Bagged and/or hot lunches for street involved youth

Salvation Army – Winnipeg Centre of Hope

10-bed isolation facility for COVID-19

Sara Riel

Seneca Warm Line – 24-hour mental health and addictions peer support

SEED Winnipeg

Community Financial Helpline

South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council

Meal program for seniors

Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA)

Winter warming space, food, resources, and harm reduction supplies

St. Boniface Street Links

Winter and extreme weather outreach

Sunshine House

Boxes of Sunshine – hot meals, food and supplies

Teen Stop Jeunesse

Food, activity, education, mental health, and employment resources for youth

The Society for Manitoban’s With Disabilities

Grocery gift cards for persons with disabilities

The S.I.G.N Foundation

Food, clothing, and necessities for families

Transcona Council for Seniors
Meal delivery to home bound seniors and persons with disabilities

Transcona Memorial United Church

Food hampers and food bank

WASO

Training sessions related to COVID-19

West Broadway Development Corporation

Workshops, hampers, and connectivity supports for seniors

West Central Women’s Resource Centre
Food hampers, hot meals to go, and PPE

Winnipeg Central Park Women’s Resource Centre

PPE food, and hygiene products for low-income families

Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre Corporation

Food hampers for senior residents of Chinatown

Rural & Northern Manitoba

Accueil Kateri Centre
Food hampers

Arborg & District Seniors Resource Council

Supports for seniors during COVID-19

Beausejour Hand-Van
COVID-19 safety enhancements

Berens River Community Council

Food hamper and hygiene kits for community

CMHA Swan Valley Branch
H.O.P.E learning centre – virtual classroom

Cartier Senior Citizens Support Committee

COVID-19 prevention kits

Dauphin Friendship Centre
Food for Thought meal program for youth

Dauphin River Community Council

Food hampers and PPE for community

Emerson Kinder College
Food program and winter wear for children

Emerson and District Handi-Van
Transportation sanitization

Lorne Recreation District

Staying Connected kits for isolated community members

Lynn Lake Friendship Centre Inc.

Food security, COVID-19 awareness and supports

Macdonald-Headingley Recreation District
Targeted emergency actions for health and well-being during COVID-19

Mallard Community Council

Food hampers for community

Ma-Mow-We-Tak Friendship Centre

Hot meal program

Manitoba Possible (formerly SMD)
Food relief for persons with disabilities

Meadow Portage Community Council

Food hampers for community

Municipality of Westlake Gladstone

Online program and communication connection

Niverville Service to Seniors

Mental health initiative for seniors

North Winnipeg Handivan Service
COVID-19 safety equipment

Pediatric Oncology Family Centre of Manitoba
COVID-19 Operations Support – PPE and disinfecting devices

Pine Dock Community Council

Community food hampers

Selkirk and District CMHA

Peer support and outreach recovery planning due to COVID-19

Silver Haven Meal Program

Meal program for seniors, supplies and storage

Spence Lake Community Council

Food hamper and hygiene kits for community

Stony Point Community Centre
Community engagement during COVID-19

Rock Ridge Community Counci
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Food hamper and hygiene kits for community

Rhineland Care
Nutrition and social support program for seniors

Riverton & District Friendship Centre
Community Supports – food hampers and transportation

Rock Lake Pastoral Charge

Community food bank

The Pas Action Centre

Food rescue program for vulnerable children and their families

The Pas Friendship Centre
Food security for low income children and their families

RM of DeSalaberry
COVID-19 care kits to seniors

RM of Fisher

PPE distribution

The Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD)

Food relief for persons with disabilities

Funded by the Government of Canada
EricaEmergency Community Support Fund Funding