Manitoba Office Info

Youville Centre

33 Marion Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2H 0S8

Contact: Carmen Paterson-Payne NPP Manitoba Provincial Coordinator

Email Carmen

Phone/Text (204) 231-3208

Fax (204) 233-1520

Click links on the right of this page to find parent groups.

2019 NPP facilitator Training info


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

Wednesdays, for 6 weeks from February 6 to March 13

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am

800 Point Road, Fort Garry United Church (lower level)

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre

FREE courtesy of the Fort Garry / St Norbert Healthy Child Coalition. Childminding provided.

*To Register, PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE at 204-284-9311, Mon to Fri from 9:00 am-4:00 pm*


Tuesdays, Starting January. 22–February. 26  

6:00 pm –7:30 p.m.

Westview School

Childcare will be provided. All children requiring care must be registered in advance.

Register by phone at 204.669.4043 or email at


Thursdays, starting January 17th – February 14th

1:00 pm

Hastings Family Centre

50 Hastings Blvd

Call for more Info:  204-253-1371



Starting 3rd week in January!  (contact us for dates and times)

Tuxedo Family Resource Centre
1-225 Doncaster Street


Thursdays Dates TBA

All Nations Family Resource Centre

1008 Wall St

Contact: Sharan 204-944-4465   or

FRENCH Dads Groups


October 18 to November 22 2018

5:00 to 7:00 pm

CPEF – St Joachim

29 bale    Normandeau

contact:  Melanie 204-392-9189  or email



Dads night at Ecole Provencher starting in January! 

Call Jacquie at 204-233-0222  for more information

Dads Groups

Wednesdays January 30-April 3, 2019

5:30 pm

Men only group that includes Indigenous Traditional Teachings about parenting.

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

221 Austin St N

To register call or email:  or  204- 947 – 0321



Dads group – Nobody’s Perfect

Fridays starting January 25th 

2:00 – 3:45 pm 

THRIVE Community Resource Centre

505 Sargent St – 2nd floor

Contact Dakotah or Cory at 204-775-9934 





Dads groups coming soon in Winnipeg!

The following places are making plans for the fall.  Yes, the contact people are women, but the groups will have a male facilitator when possible.

For more information, contact any of the following

Maryanne   Family Dynamics Family Resource Centre

Melinda Mosaic Newcomer Network

Trish  South Winnipeg Information Centre

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:


Mondays – February 5 to March 12 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Sister MacNamara School

460 Sargent Ave

Language support in Arabic

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311 More information:



Thursdays February 1 to March 8

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Grand Mosque 2445 Waverley St

Language support in Arabic

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311

More information:



Thursdays February 15 – March 22

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Heritage Park

1 Braintree Cres

Language support in Arabic

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311

More information:

Selkirk MB

February 19, 20 & 21st

Sessions will be from 9:00am-2:00pm with snacks, refreshment & lunch provided.

Selkirk Friendship Centre – Onashiwin Aboriginal Head Start Building.

222 Manitoba Avenue

Selkirk, Manitoba

Child Care will also be provided and transportation if needed.

To register or for more info call 204-482-6419 and ask for Kathy or Tanya.

Pine Falls, MB

Starting soon at Sagkeeng Health!!

Contact Darian or Tamara   204-367-9990

Portage La Prairie, MB

DADS GROUP facilitated by Troy

Wednesdays September 26 – November 14

7:00 – 8:30 pm

Portage Learning and Literacy Centre

110 Saskatchewan Ave W

Portage La Prairie

To register contact:  Miriam 204-857-6304 ex 229


Steinbach, MB

Starting May 25th

1:00 pm

Steinbach Family Resource Centre

101 North Front Drive

Steinbach, MB

To register contact:  Maggie   204-346-0413 

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:

2019 NPP facilitator Training info w brochure



2019 Dates:

April 23, 24, 25 & 26 2019


October 1, 2, 3 &4 2019

Youville Centre 33 Marion st in Winnipeg

COST:         $450

(includes parent kit, facilitator guide and snacks)








NPP Manitoba Facilitator Forms

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


New information to help you understand how to report on your parent groups and obtain your facilitator certificate.

click here


NPP Manitoba Facilitator Upcoming Professional Development:

2018 npp pd daysupdated  (click here for more info)



Thursday November 13th              NPP REFRESHER DAY – Winnipeg 9am – 4pm

Thursday November 15th               WEBINAR NPP Refresher Part 1   noon to 2pm

Wednesday November 21st             WEBINAR NPP Refresher Part 2 noon to 2 pm




NPP Manitoba is the provincial representative for Dad Central Canada.

Check out Dad Central website:



Dad Central Manitoba Newsletters:

Summer DCMB Newsletter 2017


Dad Central Manitoba Resources:

did you know father focused poster series from Super Dads=Super Kids

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