Alternatives To Calling the Police

Winnipeg Supports, Crisis Contacts, and Winter Weather Response Resources

This list was primarily compiled by Clan Mother's Healing Village and End Homelessness Winnipeg respectively, among others.

WPCH does not specifically endorse any of these organizations by including them on this list and cannot guarantee that they will not contact police as a part of their organizational policy in a given situation.

This list is updated periodically. If there is an organization you think should be added or updated please let us know.

Click on a heading to view resource lists:

Outreach Vans and Walking Patrols

Winter Weather Outreach Van- Main Street Project

Area: City wide

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-431-2728

Services: Winter Weather Transports, Wellness Checks

Main Street Project

Area: City wide

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-232-5217

Services: Basic needs, hygiene/harm reduction supplies, Safe rides

Street Connections

Area: City wide

Hours: 6-11:30pm Monday-Friday, 5-11:30pm Saturday

Phone: 204-981-0742

Services: Harm Reduction/Safer Sex Supplies, Naloxone, Nurse in van M-F, STI Testing and Treatment

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata

Area: City wide

Hours: 9p-7a Thursday-Saturday

Phone: 204-330-3300

Services: Snacks, hygiene/harm reduction, supplies, safe rides

Resource Assistance for Youth: RaY

Area: City wide

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thursday 1pm-9pm, Tues & Fri 1pm-4:30pm

Phone: 204-391-2209

Services: Sandwiches, water, outdoor/ winter gear, harm reduction supplies, first aid supplies, Safe rides


Area: City wide

Hours: 11pm-2am F-Sa + holidays

Phone: 204-333-9681

Services: Safe rides

Mount Carmel Clinic: Sage House

Area: City centre

Hours: 12-7pm Mopnday-Friday

Phone: 204-272-0838

Services: Hygiene/harm reduction supplies, hot meal, coffee/ tea/water, warm winter gear, emergency food

Downtown Community Safety Partnership

Area: Downtown

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-947-3277

Services: Walking patrol, Safe rides

St. Boniface Street Links East of the Red

Hours: 8a-12a (van), 12a-6a (on call)

Phone: 204-228-2369 or 204 228-2840

Services: Coffee, bag lunch, basic needs, mental health first aid, shelter assistance, COVID prevention

West Central Women’s

Resource Centre

Area: West End, Downtown, and a bit east of the river

Hours: Mon, Wed 5-9 pm, Tue 2-6pm Sat, Sun 11 am -3pm

Phone: 204-297-8636 (van)

Services: Bag meals, harm reduction/ hygiene kits, water/coffee, cold weather gear, Safe rides

Bear Clan Patrol

Area: North/West End, West Broadway, Point Douglas

Hours: Varies; details on website

Phone: 204-914-1708

Services: Walking patrol

Mama Bear Clan

Area: North End, Point Douglas

Hours: 6-8p W/F, 4-6p Su

Phone: 204-947-0321

Services: Walking patrol, Food & Winter gear

Emergency Shelters, Warming Centres and Safe Spaces


Address 190 Disraeli

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-943-1803

Age: 18+

Capacity: 200 relatives (150 beds)

Services: Meals and showers, Separate Women’s area, Low-barrier

Main Street Project

Address: 637 Main

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-982-8245

Age: 18+

Capacity: 120

Services: Meals and showers, Low-barrier

Salvation Army: Centre of Hope: Shelter

Address: 180 Henry

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-946-9402

Age: 18+

Capacity: 45

Services: Additional spaces for families, Therapy-pet friendly

Salvation Army: Centre of Hope: Transitional Housing

Address: 180 Henry

Age: 18+

Capacity: 180

Services: Additional spaces for families, Therapy-pet friendly

Siloam Mission

Address: 300 Princess

Hours: 8pm-7am

Phone: 204-956-4344 (8am-4:30pm)

204-943-1748 (8pm - 8am)

Age: 18+

Capacity: 143

Services: Separate Women’s Space, Meals and showers

1JustCity: Just a Warm Sleep

Address: 107 Pulford

Hours: Mon- Thursday 12pm-7pm drop-in, Shelter registration 6pm, Shelter opens 8pm

Friday, 4-6pm drop-in, Shelter registration 6pm, Shelter opens 8pm

Sat, Sun and Holidays 8pm intake for shelter

Phone: 204-995-2944 Ext: 3

Age: 18+

Capacity: 30

Services:Pet friendly, Low-barrier, Meals, Showers & Laundry

Norwest Co-op: Blake Gardens

Address: 312 Blake

Hours: 9:30a-6:30p Monday-Friday, 9:30a-4:30p Saturday

Phone: 204-940-2695

Services: Emergency food, harm reduction supplies, phone, computers and referrals

Spence Neighbourhood Association WE24

Address: 430 Langside

Hours: 11p-7a Friday/Saturday + holidays

Phone: 204-333-9681

Age: 13-26

Capacity: 5-10

Services: Meals, winter clothing

Ndinawe: Tina’s Safe Haven

Address: 472 Selkirk

Hours: 24/7 Monday-Saturday, Sunday 8a-4p

Phone: 204-417-7233 or 204-981-6221

Age: 18-24

Capacity: 40

Services: Meals, all genders welcome, youth can self-refer

Ndinawe: Safe House

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-417-7233ext 1 Call before coming

Age: 11-17

Capacity: 16

Services: Meals, all genders welcome, can self-refer, accepting calls prior to arriving

The Link: Youth Hub Drop-in

Address: 175 Mayfair

Hours: 8:30am-7pm Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday

Phone: 204-946-3522

Age: 12-20

Services: Programming/activities daily, Three meals a day, Supports around systems navigation, Harm reduction supplies, Clothing, Laundry & Showers

Emergency Shelter/Youth Resource Centre (YRC)

Address: 159 Mayfair

Hours: 24/7

Phone: 204-477-1804

Ages: 12-29

Capacity: 10

Services: Meals, showers, winter clothing, unlocked facility, youth can self-refer, all genders welcome

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

Address: 221 Austin St. N

Hours: 9a-4p Monday-Wednesday, Friday, 1-5p Sa

Phone: 204-947-0321

Additional men’s hours 9-10a, 3-4p (rest is women only)

Services: Laundry, Computers, Emergency food, Clothing

Rossbrook House

Address: 658 Ross

Hours: 8a-12a Monday-Thursday 8a F – 12a Su

Phone: 204-949-4090

Age: 6-24

Capacity: 30

Drop-In (not a shelter)

Services: 4pm Supper

Ka Ni Kanichihk: Velma's House

Address: 154 Sherbrook

Current hours: M-F 9am-12am, Saturday/Sunday 8am-4pm

204-560-3007 • Age: 18+ women and gender diverse


Services: Meals, emergency clothing, hygiene, basic needs, cultural supports, shower, laundry, harm reduction, low barrier

11 One88

Address: 188 Princess St

Hours: Daytime Drop-in Monday to Thursday 10am-2pm

Friday 10am-1pm

Phone: 204-504-8118

Capacity 30 people

Services: Showers, Laundry, Phone, Wfi

Crisis Lines

Klinic Crisis Line
Phone (24/7): 1-888-322-3019 or 204-786-8686

Canada Suicide Prevention Services
Phone (24/7): 1-833-456-4566
Text: HELLO to 45645 between 4:00PM and 12:00AM EST

Manitoba Suicide Line
Phone (24/7): 1-877-435-7170

Survivor Hopes Crisis Centre Inc.
Phone: 204-753-5353

Crisis Response Centre
Phone (24/7): 204-940-1781
Address: 817 Bannatyne Ave

Crisis Stabilization Unit
Phone: 204-940-3633
Address: 755 Portage Ave

Mobile Crisis Unit
Phone: 204-940-1781

Critical Incident Reporting and Support Line
Phone (24/7): 204-788-8222 

Suicide prevention & Support Line
Toll free: 1-877-435-7170

Helpline by Indigenous Women for Indigenous Women
Phone (24/7): 1-855-554-4325
Language: available in 14 Indigenous languages, English and French

First Nations & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Phone: 1-855-242-3310 (Outside of Province)
Language: Counselling is available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktut

Indian Residential School (IRS) 24/7 Crisis Line
Phone (24/7): 1-866-925-4419 

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Support Line
Phone: 1-866-818-3505

Willow Place Crisis Line
Phone: 204-615-0311 or 1-877-977-0007 

Crisis Chat Line

Youth Mobile Crisis Team
Phone: 204-949-4777

Youth Crisis Stabilization System
Phone: 204-949-4777 or 1-888-383-2776

Resource Assistance for Youth
Phone: 204-783-5617

Kids Help Phone
Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Text (open to all ages): HOME to 686868

Peer Support
Phone: 204-786-0987
Hours of Operation: 9-9 M-F & 10-4 S-S

Sexual Assult/Gender Based Violence/Housing

Klinic Sexual Assault Line
Toll free (24/7): 1-888-292-7565
Phone (24/7): 204-786-8631

Seneca House and Warmline
Phone: 204-942-9276

The Laurel Centre (for women sexually abused as children 16+)
Phone: 204-783-5460

Multicultural Women Against Rape
Phone: 416-597-8808

Manitoba Trafficking Hotline
Toll free (24/7): 1-844-333-2211

National Human Trafficking Hotline
Toll free (24/7): 1-833-900-1010

Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: 1-877-977-0007
Text: 204-792-5302
Support/Shelter options: phone: 204-805-6682

IKWE Women’s Shelter
Phone: 1-800-362-3344

Status of Women
Phone: 1-877-977-0007
Text: 204-792-5302 or 204-805-6682

Alpha House
Phone: 204-982-2011

Bravestone Centre
Phone: 204-275-2600 Website:

Willow Place
Toll free: 1-877-977-0007
Phone: 204-615-0311
Text: 204-792-5302

Sara Riel Respite
Phone: 204-231-0217

Main Street Project
Phone for male identified: 204-306-8378
Phone for women identified: 204-306-7850
Address: 190 Disraeli Street

Salvation Army Centre of Hope
Phone: 204-946-9400
Address: 180 Henry Ave

Siloam Mission
Phone: 204-956-4344
Address: 300 Princess Street

Ikwe-Widdjiitiwin: Indigenous women’s family violence shelter
Phone Number: 1-800-362-3344

Willow Place
Phone: 204-615-0313 ext. 0

Macdonald Youth Services
(overnight shelter for youth 12-21 years old)
Phone: 204-477-1804
Address: 175 Mayfair Ave

A & O: Safe Suite Initiative
Temporary housing for men, women and couples who are 55 years or older who are experiencing abuse or neglect.
Phone: 204-956-6440

Men’s Resource Centre
For men and their children fleeing intimate partner domestic violence and/or abuse.
Phone: 204-415-6797

End Homelessness Winnipeg
Phone: 204-942-8677

Mama Bear Clan
Phone: 204-947-0321

Winnipeg Harvest
Phone: 204-982-3660

MCSA-Male Childhood Sexual Abuse Therapy Program
Provides Long-Term Therapy (up to 2 years) to men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. Currently a waitlist but when resources allow, offers short-term therapy (6-8 sessions) and/or group support to individuals on waitlist.
Intake: 204-415-6797

Emergency Shelter Program-Run by Wahbung Abinoonjiiag
Male identifying individuals residing in Manitoba experiencing intimate partner or family violence are encouraged to contact Wahbung directly (during business hours) or Manitoba Violence Crisis Line (after hours and weekends). Shelter and support services available to all men and their children across Manitoba.
Phone (Wahbung): 204-925-4610 (Mon to Fri 9-5)

Manitoba Domestic Violence Crisis Line
Phone: 1-877-977-0007

Medical and Mental Health

Postpartum Warmline
Phone: 204-391-5983
Hours of Operation: 1:30pm-9:30pm M-Sun

Postpartum Support International
Toll-free: 1-800-944-4773

Women’s Health Clinic Mother’s Program Warmline
Phone: 204-947-2422 ext. 113

Phone: 204-889-8525 Website:

Health links
Toll free (24/7): 1-888-315-9257
Phone: 204-788-8200

Manitoba Farm, Rural & Northern Support Services
Toll free: 1-866-367-3276 (10 a.m. - 9 p.m./ Monday - Friday)

WRHA Community Mental Health Services
Phone: 204-788-8300
Mobile Crisis Service: 204-940-1781

Manitoba Schizophrenia Society
Phone: 204-786-1616

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba Peer Support Line
Toll free: 1-800-263-1460
Phone: 204-786-0987
Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday – Friday

OCD Centre of Manitoba
Phone: 204-942-3331

TTY Deaf access Line
Phone: 204-779-8902

Canadian Mental Health Association
Toll free (24/7): 1-833-456-4566
Phone: 204-982-6100

Bounce Back (Telephone coaching for anxiety, depression PTSD and OCD)

Adult Community Mental Health Intake
Phone: 204-788-8330

Centralized Intake for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program
Phone: 204-958-9600

Youth Addictions Centralized Intake Toll free: 1-877-710-3999

Youth Program
Phone: 204-428-6600

Child & Youth Community Central Mental Health Intake
Phone: 204-958-9600

Churchill Hospital General Ward
Phone: 204-675-8322

Churchill Health Centre
Phone: 204-675-8881

Family Doctor Connection
Phone: 204-786-7111

Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba
Phone: 204-925-0600

Learning Disabilities Associations of Manitoba (18+)
Phone: 204-774-1821

Age and Opportunity
Phone: 204-956-6440

AIDS/STD Information Line
Phone: 204-945-2437

Black Youth Helpline

Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba COVID-19 Anxiety Support Line
Phone: 204-925-0040
Hours of Operation: M-F 9am-9pm and S-S 10am-4pm

Community Connections and Support

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art:

Pay what you can' option for art supplies.

Family Dynamics “Provides practical support in times of need, to help you care for your children and each other” Website:

Osborne Village Resource Centre:

Check out various activities and supports in the region at this link:

Hospital-Based Mental Health Supports for Pregnant and Postpartum Persons

Anxiety Disorders Clinic (St. Boniface Hospital)
Phone: 204-237-2335

Health Science Center
Phone: 204-787-7424

Mental Health Resources for Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

Postpartum Depression Association of Manitoba

Postpartum Support International

Towards Flourishing

Women’s Health Centre – Coping with Change Group
Phone: 204-947-2422 ext. 113

Anxiety Canada

Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba

Beyond Blue

Informed Choices Depression

March of Dimes


Postpartum Depression Association of Manitoba

Counselling Services

Pluri- Elles Counselling (Free)
Phone: 204 233-1735

Age and Opportunity Counselling Services (55+)
Phone: 204-956-6440

Aurora Counselling Centre (Sliding Scale)
Phone: 204-786-9251

Aulneau Renewal Centre
Phone: 204-987-7090

Centre Renaissance Centre (Bilingual, sliding scale)
Phone: 204-256-6750 

Cornerstone Counselling Service:
Phone: 204-663-0050

Couple’s Counselling Project
Phone: 204-474-6711

Elmwood Resource Community Centre
Phone: 204-982-1720 Website:

Family Dynamics
Phone: 204-947-1401

Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre
Phone: 204-477-1123

Jewish Child and Family Counselling Services (open to all faiths and cultural groups)
Phone: 204-477-7430

Klinic Community Health Centre
Phone: 204-784-4059

Ka ni Kanichihk
Phone: 204-953-5820

Knowles Centre
Phone: 204-339-1951 ext. 152

The Laurel Centre
Phone: 204-783-5460

Ma Mawi wi Chi Itata Centre (Indigenous)
Phone: 204-925-0300

Men’s Resource Centre
Phone: 204-415-6797

Mount Carmel Clinic
Phone: 204-589-9419

North End Women’s Centre
Phone: 204-589-7347

Norwest Co-op Community Health Clinic – Youth Hub
Phone: 204-221-9800

Recovery of Hope Counselling Services
Phone: 204-477-4673

University of Manitoba Psychological Services Centre

Women’s Health Clinic
Phone: 204-947-1517

Finding a Psychologist

211 Manitoba


Cognitive Behaviour Institute of Manitoba
Phone: 204-982-3810

Psychological Association of Manitoba

Eating Disorder Supports

Women’s Health Clinic - Provincial Eating Disorder Prevention & Recovery Program
Toll free: 1-866-947-1517 ext. 137
Phone: 204-947-2422 ext. 137

Health Sciences Centre - Adult ED Service Program
Phone: 204-787-3482

Health Sciences Centre - Child Adolescent ED Service Program
Phone: 204-958-9660

Substance Use Supports

Bruce Oake Recovery Center

Manitoba Addictions Helpline:
Phone: 1-855-662-6605

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
Phone: 205-944-6235

Native Addictions Council of Manitoba
Phone: 204-586-8395

Family Services
Phone: 204-944-6229

Teen Talk
Phone: 204-784-4010

Native Addictions Council of Manitoba
Phone: 204-586-8395

Macdonald Youth Services
Winnipeg Phone: 204-949-3799
Thompson Phone: 204-677-7870

Manitoba Adolescent Centre
Phone: 204-477-6391

Marymound Inc.
Phone: 204-338-7971

Resource Assistance for Youth Outreach Phone
Phone: 204-391-2209

Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre
Toll free: 1-877-710-3999

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Toll free: 1-888-383-2776
Phone: 204-949-4777

Arc Counselling
Phone: 204-202-1221

Manitoba Addictions Helpline
Phone: 1-855-662-6605

Addictions Foundation Manitoba
Phone: 1-866-638-2561
▪ Men: 204-944-6209
▪ Women: 204-944-6229

Main Street Project, Inc.
Phone: 204-982-8257

Intoxicated Persons Detention Area
Phone: 204-982-8250

Crisis Services, Shelter, Drop in, Detox
Phone: 204-982-8245

Mainstay Residence
Phone: 204-982-8260

Rosaire House Addiction Centre, Inc.
Phone: 204-623-6425

St. Raphael Wellness Centre
Phone: 204-956-6650

2SLGBTQ+ Supports

Out There Winnipeg (OTW)

PFLAG (Hosts peer support groups for parents/family/friends of those who are 2SLGBTQ+

Rainbow Resource Centre
Phone: 204-474-0212

Trans Health Klinic Front Desk
Phone: 204-784-4090

Trans Health Program
Phone: 204-784-4051

LGBT Youthline

We are a social support group that is here to talk, listen, support and work to understand the thoughts, feelings, and conflicts that often go hand-in-hand with having a loved one who identifies as transgender. We welcome you to our Facebook group as well as our personal group meetings. Please feel free to pass this group info on to anyone you know that may benefit from the PFFoTI group, as we are open to the general public. We meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, year-round in the group room at the Rainbow Resource Centre.

Like-That Sunshine House (Drop-in meetings)
Phone: 204-783-8565


Agape Table
Phone: 204-783-6369
Address: 364 Furby Street, Winnipeg

Lighthouse Mission
Phone: 204-943-9669
Address: 669 Main Street, Winnipeg

Missionaries of Charity
Phone: 204-582-2773
Address: 167 Aikins Street, Winnipeg

NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre
Phone Number: 204-615-3117
Address: 103-61 Tyndall Avenue, Winnipeg

Oak Table
Phone: 204-416-2240
Address: 109 Pulford Street, Winnipeg

St. Matthews Maryland Community Ministry – West End Commons
Phone: 204-774-1846
Address: 365 McGee, Winnipeg

Winnipeg Harvest Food Bank Call Centre
Phone: 204-982-3660

Housing and Income Support

Citizen’s Bridge
Phone: 204-691-9716
Address: 565 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg

Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS)
Phone: 204-989-1900 or 1-800-573-2383
Address: 516-294 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

Doorways (Service matching as well as intake for individuals experiencing recurrent or chronic homelessness or aging out of CFS care.)
Phone number: 204-925-3830
Address: 103-181 Higgins Avenue (Neeginan Centre)

EIA (Provincial income assistance program.)
Phone number weekdays: 204-948-4000
Phone number weekends and afterhours emergency support: 204-945-0183

Rent Assist
Phone: 204-945-2197

SEED Winnipeg
Phone number: 204-927-0045 Address: 80 Salter St.

West Central Women’s Resource Centre (by appointment only)
Phone: 204-774-8975
Address: 640 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg Rental Network

Parenting Resources

Bean Family Wellness

Birth Roots

Foundations Birth Services
Phone: 204-228-1783

Healthy Baby Community Support Programs

Healthy Start
Phone: 204-948-5350

Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education

Nest Family Centre
Phone: 204-453-8160

Nobody’s Perfect

Qmunity LGBTTQ Families Together

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Website:

Steinbach Family Resource Centre
Phone: 204-346-0413

Thrive Community Support Circle
Phone: 204-772-9091

Villa Rosa
Phone: 204-786-5741

The Wolseley Family Place
Phone: 204-560-3141

Youville Community Health Centre

Breastfeeding Supports

Bean Family Wellness

Foundations Birth Services
Phone: 204-228-1783

Winnipeg Breastfeeding Centre
Phone: 204-231-1724

Doula Services

Birth Roots Doula Collective

Indigenous Birth Helpers

With Women Doula Collective

Mental Health Mobile Apps

Breathe2Relax (free) - Stress reduction
Calm ($12.99/month) - Guided and unguided mindfulness meditation
Calm in the Storm (free) - Stress management
Happify ($14.99/month) - Creating positive habits
Headspace ($12.99/month) - Mindfulness meditation
Mind the Bump (free) - Mindfulness for expecting parents
Mindshift (free) - Anxiety tools
Mood Kit ($6.99) - Manage stress, anxiety, and depression
Mood Gym ($39.00/year) - CBT approach to manage anxiety and depression
Mood Mission (free) - Mental wellbeing tools
Woebot (free) - Designed for young adults struggling with stress

Other Online Resources

Big White Wall
24/7 Online support for positive mental health

Mutual Aid Society Facebook Group
BIPOC Mental Health Workers Resource List

Body Brave (Provides free/ by donation online Eating Disorder Group Meetings)