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Healthy Minds Youth Mental Health and Wellness Resource List

September 13, 2022

Service Navigation and Free Counselling

211

211 Manitoba is a free, confidential, 24/7 service that connects individuals to health, and social services that are available across the province
https://mb.211.ca

Anxiety Canada

An online resource providing self-help information, programs and workshops
https://www.anxietycanada.com

Canadian Mental Health Association Service Navigation Hub and Peer Support (Housing, Mental Health, Advocacy, Education, etc.)

Service Navigation specialists help navigate the complex system of care
https://mbwpg.cmha.ca/cmha-service-navigation-hub
204-775-6442

Futures Forward

Supports youth in a variety of areas including mental health, housing, employment, education, and financial counselling to assist with successful transitions into adulthood
https://www.futuresforward.ca
1-888-395-2135

Kids Help Phone Teen Line

Canadian organization that provides 24/7 free confidential online and telephone counselling in French and English
https://kidshelpphone.ca
1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

The Link: Youth and Family Supports (Formerly Macdonald Youth Services)

The Link works to nurture strong and resilient youth and families through Connections, Wellness, Relationships and Independence.  The Link offers a Resource Centre and Emergency Shelter, Mental Health and Addictions, Family Support Services and Skills for life
https://thelinkmb.ca/
24 hour crisis line 
1-888-382776 or 204-949-4777 

Manitoba Addictions Helpline

A confidential website and helpline to help navigate addiction services and supports
http://mbaddictionhelp.ca
1-855-662-6605

Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth

The Manitoba Advocate supports and advises children, youth, and young adults of their rights and the services which should be available to them in the areas of child welfare, justice, mental health, education, adoption, addiction, disabilities and victim support
https://manitobaadvocate.ca

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

On-line and in person support groups for a variety of mental health and wellness issues for youth and adults
http://www.mooddisordersmanitoba.ca
 Warm Line: 204-786-0987

NorWest Youth Hub

Offering counselling to Manitoba youth ages 12-29 in person, phone, group and virtual sessions
https://norwestcoop.ca/program_service/youth-hub
204-221-9800 or youthhub@norwestcoop.ca

Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY)

A full service hub of programs that you can choose from including; meals, advocacy, housing, mental health and addiction supports and employment and education opportunities
https://rayinc.ca
204-783-5617

Teen Clinics

Teen Clinics are confidential health clinics only for teens. In Winnipeg, there is a Teen Clinic open almost every night of the week
http://teentalk.ca/teenclinics

Women’s Health Clinic

Counselling programs are for girls, women, Two-Spirit, genderqueer, non-binary and trans people ages 13+
https://womenshealthclinic.org/what-we-do/counselling
204-947-1517

Indigenous Services

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

Provides Indigenous programs and services that focus on wellness, wholeness and the strengths of Indigenous people
https://www.kanikanichihk.ca

Kids Help Phone Teen Line

24/7 free confidential online, texting and telephone counselling. Indigenous people can connect with an Indigenous volunteer crisis responder, when available, by messaging FIRST NATIONS, INUIT or METIS to 686868 for young people and 741741 for adults
https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/first-nations-inuit-and-metis
1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

First Nations and Inuit, Hope for Wellness Helpline

Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all indigenous people across Canada. Services available in English, French, Cree, Ojibwe and Inuktitut
1-855-242-3310

First Nations Family Advocate

The First Nations Family Advocate Office provides support and advocacy to First Nations families that are involved with the Child and Family Services system
https://firstnationsfamilyadvocate.com
204-957-8450

Indian Residential Schools Crisis line

The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of his or her Residential school experience.
https://www.irsss.ca/faqs/how-do-i-reach-the-24-hour-crisis-line
1-800-721-0066

Ndinawe

Connects children and youth with shelter, culture, recreation, education, outreach and the support they need to have healthy lives
https://ndinawe.ca
204-417-7233

2SLGBTQ+

LGBQT Youth Line

Canadian resource with supports for LGBTQ youth including a phone line, website and online peer chat
https://www.youthline.ca
1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275

Rainbow Resource Centre

Offering services and phone/virtual counselling to the 2SLGBTQ+ community
https://rainbowresourcecentre.org/news/2020/update-from-rainbow-resource-centre

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support and resources they need to survive and thrive
https://www.translifeline.org
1-877-330-6366

Supports for People with Intellectual / Developmental Differences

Inspire Community Outreach

Offering free on-line web resources, art clubs webinars and more
https://inspirecommunityoutreach.ca/covid-19

Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY)

A one stop shop for Manitoban children and youth with disabilities and special needs
https://sscy.ca
204-452-4311

Newcomer Services

Elmwood Community Resource Centre – ERC

Newcomer organization that offers counselling, housing and employment supports for youth
http://elmwoodcrc.ca/category/newcomer
204-982-1720 ext. 205

IRCOM (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organizations of Manitoba)

IRCOM provides services to newcomer families for housing, programs and services
https://www.ircom.ca/programs
204-943-8765

NEEDS INC ( Newcomers Employment and Education Development Services)

In partnership with multiple Winnipeg school divisions, NEEDS Centre Community Connectors are working with school staff and service providers to provide additional orientation information to recently arrived refugee children and youth.
http://www.needsinc.ca
204-940-1260

YMCA-YWCA

Newcomer Youth Wellness Program helps you connect with other youth in the community while increasing your knowledge and skills around mental, physical and social health
http://www.ywinnipeg.ca/programs/community-initiatives/newcomer-services
204-947-3044

Safe Spaces

The Link: Youth and Family Supports (Formerly Macdonald Youth Services)

A safe place for youth to stay overnight or short-term. The resource centre is available to youth on a walk-in basis around the clock & provides basic needs like food, a shower, counselling, advocacy referrals for additional help and resources
https://www.mys.ca/services/youth-crisis-services
204-477-1804

Ndinawe

Connects children and youth with shelter, culture, recreation, education, outreach and the support they need to have healthy lives
https://ndinawe.ca
204-417-7233

WE 24

West End 24 Hour Safe Space for Youth (also known as WE24) operates out of 430 Langside Street and provides an overnight space for youth ages 13-26 to rest, relax, access food, resources, and basic needs, in a supportive, kind, and warm environment
https://www.spenceneighbourhood.org/we24
204-783-5000 or 204-333-9681

Resource Assistance for Youth

The Housing Department connects youth with affordable and suitable permanent housing, while also providing tenancy and life skills support
https://rayinc.ca/home-at-last
204-783-5617 ext. 202

Crisis lines

Youth Mobile Crisis

204-949-4777 or 1-888-383-2776

Crisis Response Centre - Mental Health Crisis (18+)

817 Bannatyne Avenue 204-940-1781

Klinic Crisis Line

204-786-8686 or 1-888-322-3019

Manitoba Suicide Line

1-877-435-7170

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1-877-435-7170

All Nations Coordinated Response – Child Welfare

204-944-4050 or 1-866-345-9241

Apps

Always There

Calm in the Storm

Mindshift

Smiling Mind

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