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”!
- There are more than 70 immigrant serving organizations all over Manitoba. These agencies provide settlement help ranging from orientation and language training to housing and employment.
- Community centres in Manitoba offer an array of events and classes that promote healthy and strong communities.
- Volunteering is part of the Canadian way of life. Aside from having a positive effect on your mental and physical well-being, volunteering can also help you increase your awareness of other people, culture and places.
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