HEALTH SERVICES

Members of our community have a number of health and parenting support services at their disposal.

General Health Services

Healthlinks / Infosante
204-788-8200
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

A telephone information service. Staffed by registered nurses with the knowledge to provide answers over the phone to health care questions and guide you to the care you need.

Dial a Dietitian
204-788-8667

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Free nutrition information for everyone. Call to speak to a Registered Dietitian in Manitoba who is ready and willing to answer your questions about food and nutrition.

 

Healthy Smiles Happy Child

Need advice about Dental Health for your child?  There is all kinds of information about everything Dental for children on this site.

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Mental Health Services

WRHA Mental Health Crisis Response Centre
817 Bannatyne St

The Mental Health Crisis Response Centre in Winnipeg is a walk-in point of access for adults experiencing a mental health crisis, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week within an atmosphere that promotes healing and recovery. This Centre of Excellence in crisis resolution ensures expert short term clinical treatment and support services are available through walk-in services, mobile services and scheduled appointment services, combined with planned linkage and referral to appropriate services and supports.

WRHA Mobile Crisis Service
204-940-1781

The Mobile Crisis Service assists individuals experiencing a mental health or psychosocial crisis, including persons with a co-occurring mental health/substance use disorder. Calls or referrals are welcome from anyone who is concerned about a person experiencing a mental health or psychosocial crisis, including self-referrals and referrals from family members. A mental health professional will take your call and work with you to decide on an appropriate course of action, based on the best interests of the individual who is in crisis.

Postpartum Depression Association of Manitoba

PPDAM is a volunteer organization, made up of both professionals and mothers with lived experience, who are committed to helping Manitoba families get connected with the help they need now. The mission is to empower Manitoba families dealing with postpartum depression or related illnesses  through education, awareness and resources.

Women’s Health Clinic Mental Health Services
204-947-1517

The Women’s Health Clinic counsellors work from a feminist-based counselling model. Our non-judgmental approach recognizes that women’s feelings and problems are not signs of weakness or sickness, but understandable coping responses for dealing with complicated lives.

Parenting Support

Healthy Start for Mom & Me
Tuesdays – 1:30-3:30 pm
Maples Community Centre – 434 Adsum Dr

Parent & Baby Group

October 10,24:  November 7, 21: December 5, 19

January 16, 30

February 13, 27   Ongoing schedule to follow

Pregnancy Group

October 3,17,31: November 14,28: December 12

January 9,23: February 6,20

Friendship… acceptance… snacks… neighbourhood-based adult education for expectant and new families with babies up to one year…other practical supports. It adds up to an enthusiastic, collaborative support to families of all sorts and sizes and cultures and challenges and strengths. Weeks alternate between support for pregnant women and new moms.

 

Families Connecting Healthy Baby Program
Thursdays 9:45-11:45 am
Gwen Sector Resource Centre – 1588 Main Street

A Healthy Baby Community Support Program to connect pregnant people and parents of children under age 1 with health professionals and other parents to share information, support and resources. Topics include prenatal and postnatal nutrition and health, breastfeeding, parenting tips, and lifestyle choices. Bus tokens, milk coupons (for pregnant women and up to 6 months postnatal), healthy snacks, and childcare for children under 12.

Women’s Health Clinic Mothering/Parenting Services 

Offering a range of services before, during and after pregnancy.

Breastfeeding Support

Individual consultation and support groups
Support Group Fridays – 10 a.m. – 12 noon
WRHA Seven Oaks Health and Social Services Centre – 1050 Leila Avenue

Individual Consultation (9:30-11:30), call 204-938-5607 for an appointment

Breastfeeding Hotline
204-788-8667
24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Winnipeg La Leche League Phone Support and Groups
204-257-3509