Manitoba Office Info
33 Marion Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0S8
Contact: Carmen Paterson-Payne NPP Manitoba Provincial Coordinator
Phone/Text (204) 231-3208
Fax (204) 233-1520
Click links on the right of this page to find parent groups.
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Parent Groups are offered for free at various family centres, parent child coalitions and other organizations throughout the province of Manitoba.
Remember that child minding and snacks are always provided!
Thursdays starting January 16th
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Thrive Community Support Circle
#5 – 505 Sargent Ave (2nd floor)
Contact: Dakotah 204-775-9934 or email@example.com
Wednesdays March 18 to April 29
All Nations Family Resource Centre
627 Erin Street
Call 204-944-4100 to register
FRENCH DADS Groups
Dads night at Ecole Provencher !
Call Jacquie at 204-233-0222 for more information
Tuesdays starting January 28
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Thrive Community Support Circle
#5 – 505 Sargent Ave
Contact Dakotah to register
Groups for Newcomers
All Mosaic family programs are specially designed to meet the needs of newcomer participants. We offer language and cultural support, and quality child care. All of our programs are free. The program aims to encourage sharing and learning together. Participants also get to meet with newcomer parents and talk about being a parent in Canada. This is also a way for each parents to practice their English language skills through conversation circles. To register for either group below, contact Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network Phone: (204) 774-7311 Email: MosaicInfo@mosaicnet.ca
Check out these 1 of these groups near you!
- Dates: February 13, 2020 – March 19, 2020
- Day and Time: Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
- Address: MB Islamic Association, Grand Mosque, 2445 Waverley St
- Language: English with Bengali, Urdu and Punjabi support
- Dates: February 14, 2020 – March 20, 2020
- Day and Time: Fridays, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
- Address: Knox Church, 406 Sargent Avenue
- Language: English
Starting soon! All welcome
Contact Kathy at Onashiwin Head Start
January 29 2020 – March 16 2020
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Jake Epp Library
Contact: Komal 204-346-6609 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Eastman Immigrant Services
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About Nobody’s Perfect Manitoba
NPP Manitoba is funded by Healthy Child Manitoba.
Provincial coordination of Nobody’s Perfect is the responsibility of a part-time coordinator with support and guidance from a Steering Committee. (Terms of Reference). The Steering committee meets 5 times a year usually in September, November, February, April and June. If you would like to attend a meeting or become involved, please contact the Coordinator.
We’d love to have you! Next meeting: September 24th 2018 at 1:30 pm at Youville Centre 33 Marion Street. Winnipeg, MB
All are welcome!
Youville Centre Inc. administers the Provincial office at the Diabetes Education site at 33 Marion Street in Winnipeg. The Coordinator sits on Youville’s Family Health Team.
The Nobody’s Perfect facilitator training is for those with some previous experience and/or education in facilitating groups, in child development and working with families. Applicants should be comfortable with the basic principles of adult education, currently employed with a family support organization and should be passionate about supporting families who may be facing life’s challenging circumstances.
Facilitator Training Information:
2020 Winnipeg Dates
April 14 – 17 2020
June 16, 17, 18 and 19
Sept 29/30 & Oct 1/2 2020
Youville Centre 33 Marion st in Winnipeg
COST for 4 days: $500
NPP Manitoba Facilitator Forms
- NPP notice of group and order form fillable
- Fillable Poster
- Parent Brochure
- Data collection form NEW!!
- New Facilitator Feedback Form for certification
*Facilitators, please sign into the facilitator only portal and join our national database! Email me for the password at email@example.com
New information to help you understand how to report on your parent groups and obtain your facilitator certificate.
NPP Manitoba Facilitator Upcoming Professional Development:
A Professional Learning Day 2020… is for all family program facilitators; early years or community health educators, social workers or home visitors, coalition or NPP facilitators, & anyone else who works with families.
Nobody’s Perfect & Dad Central Manitoba want to help create a community of practice among all family program practitioners. This learning day is our 8th bi-annual event, 2 of which Dad Central has been a partner. The goal of the learning day is:
- To provide practical and innovative parent program facilitation ideas/strategies/adaptations
- To expand knowledge on how to work with diverse groups of families and how to include fathers
- To provide information and strategies to help parents living with mental health
- To provide an opportunity for people to meet, experience, discuss, share & learn from one other
Participants will receive a certificate of participation. NPP Facilitators you may use this as part of your active status professional development hours requirement.
Friday March 6. 2020
Norwood Hotel – Winnipeg
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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