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640 Ellice Ave
Winnipeg, MB  R3G 0A7

Treaty 1 territory, Original Lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, & Dene peoples & Homeland of the Métis Nation


Mon, Wed & Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Tue & Thu: 12:30pm-8pm
Saturday: 8am-12pm
Closed Sundays & Holidays


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West Central Women's Resource Centre - 640 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, MB

640 Ellice Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3G 0A7



Men in the centre

Our drop-in is a space for all women.


  • Report directly to Reception Desk
  • Follow direction given by WCWRC staff and mentors
  • If you are here for an appointment, please wait in the chairs across from the Reception Desk
  • If you are waiting for partners/family, please wait outside the centre


  • Making deliveries (mail, packages, etc.)
  • Making service calls/centre repairs
  • Meeting directly with WCWRC staff
  • Attending community celebrations or workshops open to all community members
  • 16 years-of-age or under with a parent/guardian
  • During our family hours on Tuesdays, 4pm-8pm

See our resources page for a list services and programs available to men and women.

Staff List

Drop-In Staff

Merrill Grant, Drop-in Programming
ext. 201 |

Kelsey Dandenault, Drop-in Operations
ext. 201 |

Sonia Cashman, Drop-in Support Staff
ext. 201 |

Candace Abdilla, Drop-in Support Staff
ext. 201 |

Katherine Turner, Drop-in Casual Staff
ext. 201 |

Natalia Gallego, Drop-in Casual Staff
ext. 201 | 

Emilie Derkson-Poirier, Drop-in Casual Staff
ext. 201 |

Community Engagement Staff

Lisa Spring, Director of Community Engagement
ext. 209 |

Jolene Wilson, Community Connector
ext. 221 |

Eden Friesen, Community Engagement Administrative Assistant

Laura Canfield, Project Manitouwabi Housing Support Worker
ext. 223 | 

Mentorship and Volunteer Program Staff

Erica Charron, Director of Mentorship
ext. 203 |

Housing Staff

Kirsten Bernas, Director of Housing
ext. 230 |

Gloria Knott, HOMES Case Coordinator
ext. 208 |

Andrea Tait-Eros, More Than 4 Walls; Housing First Case Manager
ext. 212 |

Dale Pike, More Than 4 Walls; Housing First Case Manager
ext. 212 |

Diana Jarzab-Perchak, Housing Administrative Assistant
ext. 215 |

Isabel Jerez, Community Access Navigator Worker
ext. 220 |

Employment, Education, Childminding and Social Enterprise Staff

Melissa McGregor, Director of Social Enterprise
ext. 211 |

Newcomer Immigrant Settlement Program Staff

Erika Frey, Director of Settlement Services
ext. 219 |

Halima Jalloul, Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW)
ext. 216 |

Molly Dunbar, Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW)
ext. 225 |

Kitchen, Garden and Food Security Staff

Megan Carrothers, Food Security Coordinator
ext. 214 |

Helena Kelly, Kitchen Prep
ext. 214 | 


Lorie English, Executive Director
ext. 202 |

Rachel Bergen, Director of Finance
ext. 207 |

Denise MacDonald, Communications and Fundraising Director
ext. 210 |

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