Manitoba Office Info

Youville Centre 33 Marion Street Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0S8 Contact: Carmen Paterson-Payne NPP Manitoba Provincial Coordinator Email Carmen Phone (204) 231-3208 Fax (204) 233-1520

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!

Parent Groups

Winnipeg Groups


All Nations Family Resource Centre

1008 Wall St

Contact: Sharan 204-944-4465   or



Thursday mornings

9:15 – 11:15 starting October 26 – November 30

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre –

800 Point Road (lower level)

contact: Marcy or Tricia at 204-284-9311  or email


Thursday afternoons 1:00 – 3:00

starting October 5 – November 30

Andrews Street Family Centre

220 Andrews st

contact: Jackie at 204-589-1721  or email

Dads Groups

Thursdays January 18 – February 15th   6:00 – 8:00 pm

Où: CRÉE 177 Eugenie

Supper and child minding provided!

La Coalition francophone de la petite enfance du Manitoba

contact: Pour vous inscrire au programme, svp communiquez avec Mme Jen par courriel ou par téléphone au 797-5439 or  Joanne 204-791-3286




Saturdays 1:00-3:00 pm Oct 28—Dec 16 Mosaic Newcomer Network 397 Carlton Language support in Arabic Contact:  Call 204-774-7311

Winnipeg 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:

  • Dates: October 5, 2017 – November 9, 2017
  • Day and Time: Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Address: Salvation Army, 324 Logan Avenue
  • Language: English with Arabic support


  • Dates: October 6, 2017 – November 10, 2017
  • Day and Time: Fridays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Address: Fort Garry Mennonite Church, 1771 Pembina Highway
  • Language: English with Arabic support


Russell MB
Starting October 17 to November 28 6:30 – 8:30 pm Major Pratt School – Russell MB TEH Parent Child Coalition Contact: Antoinette 204-764-4232 or CHILD MINDING PROVIDED ————————————————————————————
Steinbach MB

Fridays  November 17-Dec 22, 2017

Steinbach Family Resource Centre

101 North Front Drive

For more info contact: 

telephone: (204) 346-0413

Brandon MB
January 25 – March 15 2018    1:30 – 3:15 pm Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre 255 – 9th Street Brandon, MB Contact:  Tammy 204-726-6280

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 / October (TBA)  2017 at 1:00 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:

2018 Dates: April 24, 25, 26 & 27   2018 October 23, 24, 25 & 26  2018 Where:     Youville Centre 33 Marion st Winnipeg COST:         $450 (includes parent kit, facilitator guide and snacks) To register, email Carmen at  for an application.   Note:  A spring training is planned for the WestMan and NorMan areas of the province.  Please check back soon for more information.    

NPP Manitoba Facilitator Forms

*Facilitators, please sign into the facilitator only portal and join our national database!  Email Carmen for the password.

NPP Manitoba Facilitator Upcoming Professional Development:

Nobody’s Perfect is celebrating 30 years in Canada!  Please join us for our 2 day conference!  You may register for 1 or both days! See Program:program NPPconference2018 Register online now!   (click here) January 31, 2018            Super Dads/Super Kids Program Training February 1, 2018            Nobody’s Perfect Manitoba Provincial Learning Day!  – with keynote: Brian Russell from Dad Central Ontario!        

NPP Manitoba is the provincial representative for Dad Central. Check out Dad Central website:   Dad Central Manitoba Newsletters: Summer DCMB Newsletter 2017  

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