Creating a sense of belonging is the goal of Manitoba’s welcoming communities. Find out how settlement service provider organizations, faith-based and ethnocultural organizations, community centres and other groups help newcomers adjust to Manitoba life with services that extend beyond just saying “welcome”!
- Volunteering has a positive effect on your mental and physical well-being.
- Volunteering can also help you increase your awareness of other people, culture and places.
- Community centres in Manitoba offer an array of events and classes that promote healthy and strong communities
Community Circles Resources
There many ways you can connect with your community in Manitoba. This section is about the groups in your neighbourhood that can help you adjust to life in your new country.
There are a host of immigrant-serving organizations in Manitoba. Here’s a list.
Volunteering is one the best ways to know the people in your community and to network. The Volunteer Manitoba site has a listing of volunteer opportunities that may be of interest to you.
Manitoba has community centres that provide recreation programs and services to residents. Winnipeg has 64 community centres all over the city. Get involved and get active!
Know all about Winnipeg, from general information to detailed descriptions of its neighbourhoods from the official website of Tourism Winnipeg.
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