Working with Community in a collaborative environment is the key to effective partnerships. A way to achieve goals of the community by sharing the workload or bringing together specific elements or strengths. Together we are a stronger community thanks to the following groups. Our partnerships are ever evolving, growing and we are eager to build more!

Aboriginal Music Manitoba

The purpose of Aboriginal Music Manitoba Inc. (AMM)  is to present, promote and nurture Aboriginal music and culture in order to build audiences at the community level and beyond.

Aboriginal Vision for the North End

Aboriginal people are leading the renewal of the North End.  Aboriginal perspectives are being voiced and listened to, giving rise to an inter-dependent community.

Adult Education Centre

AKI Energy

Aki Energy works with Manitoba First Nations to reduce energy costs through smart, cost effective investments in renewable energy. Aki Energy provides hands-on training to local tradespeople, ensuring that the project creates local employment and long term economic development opportunities.

AKI Foods

In Northern First Nations across Canada, the cost of food is high and the quality is low. Aki Energy works with First Nations to increase access to healthy, affordable food, with an emphasis on working with communities to build strong, sustainable local food systems.

Andrews Street Family Centre

Andrews Street Family Centre is a family resource centre. We build on our community’s strengths. We encourage our community’s individuals, children, elders, families, and youth to do their best. We do this through support, friendship, and positive experiences.

Assiniboine Credit Union

As far as credit unions in Manitoba go, Assiniboine Credit Union is right up there among the largest.

Bear Clan Patrol Inc.

The concept behind the patrol, then, is community people working with the community to provide personal security in the inner city in a non-threatening, non-violent and supportive way. The Patrol operates out of the Ndinawe Youth Drop In located in the city’s north end.

Block by Block Initiative

Block by Block Community Safety and Wellbeing Initiative is a Manitoba Government Initiative in collaboration with Manitoba Justice, Manitoba Families, Manitoba Education and Training, Manitoba Health, Living and Seniors, the City of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg School Division, Winnipeg Police Services, RCMP and Community Based Organizations.


Building Urban Industries for Local Development – is a social enterprise non-profit contractor and a training program for people who face barriers to employment.

Buy Social Prairies

We advocate for and educate on social procurement as a goal for the social enterprise sector. We connect social enterprises with each other to do business. We help social enterprises grow by identifying and closing gaps.

Canadian CED Network

The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) is a national association of organizations and people throughout Canada committed to strengthening communities by creating economic opportunities that enhance social and environmental conditions.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Since forming in 1997, the Manitoba Office has established a reputation for working in collaboration with the community to conduct quality research that advances social justice and environmental sustainability.

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Association

CMHC exists for a single reason: to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. We know that housing helps people stay employed, do better in school and participate more fully in society.

Central Neighbourhoods

Central Neighbourhoods is a project for the coordination of neighbourhood revitalization activities in Central Park, Centennial and West Alexander.

Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation

Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation is a new organization within the Chalmers Neighbourhood located in the Winnipeg community of Elmwood.

City of Winnipeg By- Law Enforcement Services

Community By-law Enforcement Services regulates the maintenance of properties and other aspects of neighbourhood liveability in order to develop and maintain safe, orderly, viable and sustainable communities and to promote and maintain the health, safety and well being of residents.

City of Winnipeg, Recreation Services

Community Education Development Association

The Community Education Development Association (CEDA) is a community-based organization serving students and families, teachers and school administration in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Community Housing Improvement Initiative

Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association

The Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA) is a community-driven not-for-profit Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation who serves the Daniel McIntyre and St. Matthews neighbourhoods in West Central Winnipeg,

Eddy’s Restaurant and Billiards

Eddy’s Place has been around over 50 years! We support our local north-end suppliers. We have daily fresh bread from City Bread, premium deli meats from Winnipeg Old Country, Elman’s homemade pickles and our fresh ground coffee.

Efficiency Manitoba

Employment and Income Assistance

The Employment and Income Assistance Program (EIA) provides financial help to Manitobans who have no other way to support themselves or their families.

End Homelessness Winnipeg

To bring together all sectors of our community to work with people who are experiencing homelessness so that together we can prevent homelessness, support recovery and wellbeing, find suitable housing, and measure our success in ways that impact and transform our community and sustain change through collective action and hope.

Food Matters Manitoba

Food Matters Manitoba is building a Manitoba where good food nourishes strong communities and healthy people by:

  • Partnering with community champions to increase access to good food. 
  • Providing food skills education that incorporates culture, tradition, and nutrition.
  • Championing a better food system through food policy work and community engagement.

Fearless R2W

The name Fearless R2W originated after various conversations with community parents at Meet Me at the Bell Tower indicating there was a desire to remove the fear around asking for help in terms of child welfare. Community helpers who didn’t have children also expressed a desire to help and we have since developed a unique volunteer based, parent oriented advocacy group. The idea was to work together so families could be Fearless.

The R2W is a postal code in Winnipeg’s North End comprising roughly Arlington St/Smithfield Ave/the Red River/the CP Tracks. This postal code has an alarming rate of child apprehension; confirmed by the Minister of Child & Family Services in 2016 to be at least 1 in 6 children in the neighbourhood in the care of child welfare.

We are a Circle of Support because we value each other as one family and encourage everyone to find and share their gifts with us. We believe that it is all of our responsibility to take care of all of the children all of the time.

Graffiti Art Gallery

The Graffiti Gallery offers emerging young artists an opportunity to show their work through The Urban TALKS Speaker Series.

Habitat for Humanity

By mobilizing volunteers and community partners, Habitat for Humanity Manitoba works with people from all walks of life to build safe, decent, affordable housing for purchase by low-income working families.

Housing Opportunities Partnership (HOP)

Housing Opportunity Partnership (HOP) in Winnipeg, Manitoba is committed to responsible community revitalization through strengthening home ownership opportunities for low to moderate income buyers.

Indigenous Family Centre

Indigenous Family Centre – IFC is a non-profit organization, serving Winnipeg’s north end. We provide families with opportunities to build communities, learn about Indigenous culture, develop positive life skills, and experience healing.

Kaakiyow li moond likol Adult Learning Centre

Located inside Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre at 510 King Street, Kaakiyow is a program of the Winnipeg Adult Education Centre.  Our school year consists of three 14 week trimesters that run from September-December, December-March and March-June.


Local Investment Toward Employment is Winnipeg’s foundation dedicated to job creation for people that need a hand up into work and out of poverty.


LiveSafe is an integrated crime prevention strategy co-led by the Director of Community Services and the Chief of Police, the committee reports to the Standing Policy Committee on Protection and Community Services.

For more information please call Andrew at 204 927-2347 or email

Lord Selkirk Education Centre – Adult Learning Program

Adult Education at Lord Selkirk Park Housing Development is registered with the Province of Manitoba as an Adult Learning/Literacy Centre. It has capacity for 20 learners, offers Basic literacy, upgrading, computer literacy and GED preparation.

Manitoba Housing

Manitoba Housing provides a wide range of subsidized housing throughout the province of Manitoba. We partner with other governments, community organizations and private groups to create safe and affordable housing.

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc. (Ma Mawi) was given birth in the fall of 1984 by committed community members who sought an Indigenous solution to supporting and rebuilding families.

Meet Me at the Bell Tower

We are a community united to be the change and STOP THE VIOLENCE. Every Friday at 6pm at the North End Bell Tower. Together we are ONE!

Merchants Corner Inc.

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies and CEDA-Pathways to Education, the North End after-school high school support program, will share classroom space and work together in an arrangement that will be unique in Canada.

Mother Earth Recycling

Mother Earth Recycling (MER) is a Winnipeg-based Aboriginal Social Enterprise.

Our mission is to provide meaningful training and employment opportunities to the Aboriginal community through environmentally sustainable initiatives.

New Directions

We provide supports to children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. Individuals may have an intellectual disability and/or physical disability and/or use American Sign Language to communicate.

North End BIZ

North End BIZ is a registered Charity under the City of Winnipeg Act, comprised of all the business from North of the Higgins Underpass to St. John’s Avenue, both East and West Sides of Main.

North End Community Helpers Network

The North End Community Helpers Network (NECHN) is a unique blend of community members, volunteers, staff and mentors, working together to improve the lives of those living in the North End of Winnipeg. This “coming together” at the grassroots is seen as a community solution to supporting one another.

North End Food Security Network

The North End Food Security Network aims to improve the health of North End residents by making our local food system more sustainable, accessible and equitable.

North End Residents Association

North Point Douglas Neighbourhood Association

North End Wellness Centre (Win Gardner Place)

From the remains of what was once a recreational landmark within Winnipeg’s North End, the North End Wellness Centre– known today as “Win Gardner Place” has risen anew to showcase the pride, strength, capacity and redevelopment of the North End community

Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin (OPK)

OPK is an incorporated social service agency with a board of directors, an executive director, an administrator and a program director. OPK partners with the John Howard Society for space, administration and mutual support and guidance.

Purpose Construction

Purpose Construction is reducing government social assistance costs, reducing recidivism rates, bringing families back together and helping people build stable, healthy lives.

Province of Manitoba Department of Families

The Department of Families is responsible for a wide range of social services and programs. Some of these programs and services are delivered directly by the Department, while others are provided by community-based partner organizations and agencies.

Raising the Roof

Raising the Roof is a national leader in long-term solutions to ending homelessness. Each year, they support more than 50 community agencies across the country, and work together with partners in all sectors to address the issue. They bring awareness and attention to the challenges of homelessness, engaging Canadians through public education.

Ralph Brown Community Centre

Ralph Brown Community Centre is a safe and fun place for all found at 460 Andrews St in the heart of the North End!

Residential Tenancies Branch

The Residential Tenancies Branch can help you by providing information on matters such as rent, repairs and deposits and mediating disputes between tenants and landlords. We provide information on your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, investigate problems, and hold hearings to make decisions and issue orders on certain issues.

Right to Housing

The Right to Housing Coalition is a Winnipeg-based group of individuals and organizations concerned about the shortage of affordable (including social) housing.  The Coalition recommends housing policies and programs to three levels of government that would result in decent housing for all.

Sākihiwē Fesitival

aboriginal music manitoba (amm) received the name for the festival from sundance chief David Blacksmith during a ceremony on february 21, 2018. the name means “love another” in cree and the organization has been instructed to use standard roman orthography (sro) to write the name. sro has no capital letters and amm has adopted this format for its website and social media posts.

SEED Winnipeg

SEED Winnipeg Inc. is a non-profit agency that works to reduce poverty and help renew Winnipeg’s inner city. We do this by helping people start small businesses and save money for future goals.

Sergeant Tommy Prince Place

Located at 90 Sinclair Street. A community centre with indoor pool and fitness room in the Point Douglas neighbourhood.

Selkirk Avenue BIZ

The Selkirk Avenue BIZ is responsible to promoting our business area and to implement positive changes towards a stronger north end community.

Social Planning Council of Winnipeg

SPCW provides leadership that addresses inequity and improves social conditions through research, engagement and action.

Spence Neighbourhood Association

The Spence Neighbourhood Association works with the people of Spence to revitalize and renew their community in the areas of Holistic Housing, Community Connecting, Community Economic Development, Environment and Open Spaces, and Youth & Families.

Synonym Art Consultation

Synonym Art Consultation is a curatorial collective based in Winnipeg, Manitoba on the original lands of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation and Treaty 1 Territory. Synonym is committed to providing meaningful employment and mentorship opportunities to artists and to facilitate the celebration of art and culture with unique, inclusive, community-minded events that serve as safer spaces for diverse populations.


Thunderwing coordinates and mobilizes existing resources to give individuals/families the support they need to prevent and permanently stabilize crisis situations

University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba is a public research university in Manitoba, Canada. Its main campus is located in the Fort Garry neighbourhood of southern Winnipeg with other campuses throughout the city.

University of Winnipeg

The University of Winnipeg is a public university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that offers undergraduate faculties of art, business and economics, education, science and kinesiology and applied health as well as graduate programs.

West Broadway Community Organization

The West Broadway Community Organization (WBCO) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization working to coordinate and support social and economic development efforts in Winnipeg’s West Broadway neighbourhood.

William Whyte Neighbourhood Association

The WWRA is dedicated to creating a safe, healthy and vibrant community for everyone who visits, lives in or works in the area.


The Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation leads the way to bring positive change to the lives of individuals and families throughout Winnipeg neighborhoods by providing affordable housing. Winnipeg Housing was founded in the late 1970’s as a not-for-profit corporation involved in the development, renovation, ownership and management of affordable housing primarily in Winnipeg’s inner city

Winnipeg Boldness Project

The Winnipeg Boldness Project is a new initiative aiming to work alongside the North End community to improve outcomes for young children in the Point Douglas area. It is a child-centred early childhood development project that will bring together deep community wisdom and world-leading science in order to bring about large-scale change.

Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is making important, innovative and lasting changes to the health system. The WRHA’s plan for healing our health system is rooted in expert advice and successful approaches utilized in other health regions, to ensure we deliver better care more effectively – for all of us and for future generations.

Winnipeg Rental Network

is a non-profit initiative providing a web-based database that makes it easier for people to find affordable rental housing.  The site is also a one-stop-shop for agencies that provide supports to people in the low to medium income range.  WRN is not a housing provider!