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
New Winter groups starting:

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 




Wednesdays March 18 to April 29

Time: 12:30-2:30pm

All Nations Family Resource Centre
627 Erin Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Call 204-944-4100 to register





Dads night at Ecole Provencher ! 

Call Jacquie at 204-233-0222  for more information

Dads Groups

Tuesdays starting January 28

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Thrive Community Support Circle

#5 – 505 Sargent Ave

Wpg, MB


Contact Dakotah to register

204-775-9934   or 







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 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


Selkirk, MB

Starting soon!  All welcome

Contact Kathy at Onashiwin Head Start


Steinbach, MB

January 29 2020 – March 16 2020

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Jake Epp Library

Steinbach, MB


Contact:  Komal 204-346-6609  or 

Eastman Immigrant Services

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


Register Now!








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:


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


Register here


NPP Manitoba is the provincial representative for Dad Central Canada.

Check out Dad Central website:


New Father Tip Sheets! 



Dad Central Manitoba Newsletters:

Summer DCMB Newsletter 2017


Dad Central Manitoba Resources:

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