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.


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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!

Parent Groups

Winnipeg Groups

Summer Group!

Tuesdays July 2 -Aug 6

Time: 12:30- 2:30pm

All Nations Family Resource Centre

627 Erin Street

Phone: 204-944-4100 or  Email:


Mosaic in partnership with SWFIC


May 8 – June 12

9:15 am – 11:15 am

SWIFIC, 800 Point Road



May 3 – June 7

9:30 – 11:30 am

Knox Church, 400 Edmonton Street

Contact: Gabriela 204 774-7311






FRENCH Dads Groups



Dads night at Ecole Provencher ! 

Call Jacquie at 204-233-0222  for more information

Dads Groups


Starting May 9 for 4 weeks

5:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Will be held at ACCESS Fort Garry

135 Plaza Drive

Group by the South Winnipeg Information Centre in partnership

with Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network

Call 204- 774 -7311 or email

or call SWFIC 204-284-9311

a light meal and child minding provided!

Language support in Tamil and Bengali


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 


Nobody’s Perfect Program for Newcomer Dads

4 Mondays March 4 – 25

5:30 pm – 7:15 pm

ACCESS Fort Garry

135 Plaza Drive

Language support in Tamil and Bengali

To register:  or Phone: 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:


Check out these 1 of these 3 groups near you!


Wednesdays – February 6 to March 13

9:30 am – 11:30 am


800 Point Road

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311


Wednesdays – Feb 6 – March 20

9:30 am – 11:30 am

John M King School

525 Anges St

Language support in Spanish

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311


Fridays – Feb 8 – Mar 22

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Ryerson School

10 Ryerson Ave

Language support in Kumanji

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311


Nobody’s Perfect Program for Newcomer Dads

4 Mondays March 4 – 25

5:30 pm – 7:15 pm

ACCESS Fort Garry

135 Plaza Drive

Language support in Tamil and Bengali

To register:  or Phone: 204-774-7311


Brandon, MB

Starting September 26th

1:30 – 3:00  pm

Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre

255  9th  St


Contact Mhairi    204-726-6280 

Portage La Prairie, MB

September 11, 18, 25 and Oct 2, 9 

10 Am – Noon

Tupper Street Family Resource Centre

234 Princess Ave

Portage La Prairie, MB

To register call : 204-239-3986


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 2020 Winnipeg Dates:

December 1 0 -1 3 2019

April 14 – 17 2020

Youville Centre 33 Marion st in Winnipeg


COST:         $450

(includes parent kit, facilitator guide and snacks)

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

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NPP Manitoba Facilitator Upcoming Professional Development:


Are you a Trauma-Informed group facilitator?

Come learn how to create a safe space for you & your participants as a program facilitator.

This workshop will give participants:

  • Knowledge of the roots and impact of trauma
  • Keys to helping reduce trauma triggers and create safety for trauma-impacted participants in your setting
  • Awareness of symptoms of trauma & compassion fatigue and learn strategies to reduce these

This workshop will be delivered by Jean MacKinnon, M.A., B.A., B.S.L. CCPA, from Aulneau Renewal Centre


THURSDAY September 26TH

Youville Centre – 33 Marion St

9:00 am – 4:30 pm


MONDAY September 16th

Discover Riverbank Centre


9:00 am – 4:30 pm


This learning opportunity is open to Nobody’s Perfect Facilitators & all others who work in parent programs.

$95 per person

Space limited!


Register here

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