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Quick Community Reference Guide For Employers
Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities
January 2004
When seeking a qualified employee or when you question about your workplace, contact a community resource that can assist you.
Association for Community Living
Helps people who live with intellectual disabilities discover the freedom to live their lives to the fullest.
Arbourg, Beausejour, Brandon, Dauphin, Flin Flon, Gimili, Morden, Portage la Prairie, St. Malo, Selkirk, Steinbach, Stonewall, Swan River, Thompson, Virden, Winkler and Winnipeg
210-500 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 3X1
Ph: 786 1607
Fx: 789 9850
Autism Society Manitoba
Committed to education and support to Families service providers on behalf of and for the benefit of those persons diagnosed with a pervasive developmental disorder such as autism.
Manitoba
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 783 9563
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Offers blind, visually impaired, deaf-blind people programs and services to help cope with vision loss and acquire skills to do the things they want to.
Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson
1080 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3G 3M3
Ph: 774 5421
Toll free: 1 800 552 4893
Fx: 775 5090
Canadian Paraplegic Association Manitoba
Assists people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 786 4753
Toll free: 1 800 720 4933
Fx: 786 1140
The Manitoba AIDS Cooperative
Ensures design, development and implementation of appropriate HIV/AIDS programs, services and policies for people living in Manitoba.
POLICY Box 26071
RPO Sherbrook
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 4K9
Ph: 774 7722
Fx: 774 7775
The MS Society of Canada - Manitoba Division
Works with people who have Multiple Sclerosis to ensure they have the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of life.
Winnipeg, Brandon, Dauphin, Portage la Prairie, Morden, Steinbach

Email: info.manitoba@mssociety.ca
www.mssociety.ca/Manitoba
400 - 141 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 0R3
Ph: 943 9595
Fx: 943 8444
The Vocational Rehabilitation Program of Manitoba / Family Services and Housing
Offers a wide range of employment-focused services to assist adults with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining, and maintaining employment.
Morden, Carmen, Portage La Prairie, Flin Flon, The Pas, Beausejour, Selkirk, Dauphin, Thompson, Brandon, Winnipeg

www.gov.mb.ca/fs
Unit 3-139 Tuxedo Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3N 0H6
Ph: 945 1335
Fx: 9451735
The Winnipeg Ostomy Association
Helps persons with intestinal or urinary tract diversions.
Ph: 237 2022
The Centre for Aboriginal Human Resources Development Inc.
Offers employment, training, and education services to aboriginal people (Status, Non-Status, Metis, and Inuit).
Winnipeg

Email: caahrd@abcentre.org
304-181 Higgins Ave.
The Aboriginal Centre
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 2G1
Ph: 989 7110
Fx: 9897113
The Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg
Sponsors and promotes educational programs and services to all persons with fibromyalgia, their friends and families, their physicians and healthcare professionals and to the general public.
Winnipeg
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 975 3037
Fx: 975 3027
The Hepatitis C Resource Centre
Supports, educates, and advocates for those who are infected with Hepatitis C.
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 975 3279
Fx: 975 3027
The Huntington’s Society of Canada
Maintains a national network of volunteers and professionals working to find new treatments and ultimately a cure for Huntington’s disease and to improve quality of life for people with HD and their families.
Winnipeg

Email: hdrc@mb.sympatico.ca
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 772 4617
Fx: 975 3027
Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba
Offers information and support services to those affected by Cerebral Palsy.
1060 Ellice Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3G 0C9
Ph: 982 4842
Toll free: 1 800 416 6166
Fx: 982 4844
Manitoba Brain Injury Association Inc.
Informs and assists persons living with the effects of a brain injury.
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 953 5353
Fx: 975 3027
Manitoba Down Syndrome Society
Provides support, information, and awareness about Down Syndrome.
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 992 2731
Fx: 975 3027
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada
Generating the financial and human resources necessary to help people challenged by neuro-muscular disorders today, while searching for tomorrow's cure.
Manitoba

www.mdac.ca
Winnipeg Community Office
1 Morley Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3L 2P4
Ph: 233 0022
Toll free: 1 800 565 1601
Fx: 233 6367
Network of Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Manitoba
Supports and promotes businesses owned and operated by persons with disabilities.
Manitoba

Email: nedmb@mts.net
748 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB
R3G 0X3
Ph: 774-6633
Obsessive Compulsive information and Support Centre Inc.
Provides support, education, and information to members, their families and friends, and to professionals.
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 942 3331
Parkinson's Society Manitoba
Regional voice of Manitobans living with Parkinson's, their care partners, friends and family. To ease the burden and help find a cure through advocacy, research, education and support services.
Winnipeg
301-171 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 1M4
Ph: 786 2637
Fx: 975 3027
Toll free: 1 866 999 5558
Post-Polio Centre Inc.
Serves as a support group and information centre for polio survivors throughout Manitoba, especially those suffering from post-polio syndrome.
Manitoba
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 987 3037
Fx: 987 3027
Reaching E-Quality Employment Services Inc.
Promotes the employment of people with physical disabilities. Offers complete employment counseling services to clients. Provides educational workshops, recruitment and consultation services to potential employers.
305-1200 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB
R3G 0T5
Ph: 947 1609
Fx: 947 2932
SAIR Centre of Learning
Works one-on-one with clients with mental health issues who are seeking return to the work force.
Winnipeg

Email: sair@MTS.net
201 Scott St
Winnipeg, MB
R3L 0L4
Ph: 474 2303
Fx: 453 3959
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
Provides a full range of rehabilitative services to children and adults with physical disabilities throughout Manitoba.
Manitoba
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 475 3010
Toll Free: 1 866 282 8041
Fx: 975 3073
TTY: 975 3012
Toll free TTY: 1 800 225 9108
The Arthritis Self-Help Group, Inc.
Self-help group including people who have arthritis, their families, and others interested in learning to cope with the problems associated with arthritis.
825 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 1M5
Ph: 783 4227
Fx: 975 3027
Toll free: 1 877 668 2333
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