Drop-In & Food Services

Our Drop-in is a great place to stop by, have a snack and chat with other women in the community. The chairs are comfortable and hot coffee is always available.

The Drop-in offers free access to:

  • community phones for local calls
  • computers
  • laundry facilities (by appointment only)
  • a shower
  • weekly hygiene giveaway (sign-up required)
  • access to menstrual items
  • workshops, activities, and information sessions (see the Programming Calendar for more)
  • information and referrals to other services and organizations
Meals and Snacks
  • hot coffee and tea
  • light breakfast Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 am
  • lunch on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at noon
  • dinner on Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 pm
  • full breakfast Saturday at 10:00 am
Childminding Space

Our spacious play area is equipped with lots of wonderful toys and books. When a child is accompanied by a parent or guardian, this room is available for use during any of the Centre’s regular hours. Children can also play in the care of trained Childminders while a parent or guardian is in the Centre; enjoy a coffee and conversation in the Drop-in or participate in a program.

Regular Childminding hours are:

  • Monday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Friday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please note: children must remain with parent’s caregivers at all times. If children are in the childminding room, parents/caregivers must remain in the building.

Where we are:

640 Ellice Ave

204-774-8975

info@wcwrc.ca

HOURS

Monday - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Tuesday - 12:30pm to 8:00pm

(4-8pm open to families/male partners)

Wednesday - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thursday - 12:30pm to 8:00pm

Friday - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Saturday - 8:00am - 12:00pm

For more information on when and how you can access services, please contact 204-774-8975, drop-in@wcwrc.ca or come by the centre to speak to staff in the drop-in

Please note we no longer have a clothing room and we do not offer counselling services at our centre. See Resources & Links to learn more about mental health, clothing, and other support services in Winnipeg.

“It was fun to be with women where there was a spirit of shared generosity and humour…in terms of kindness, support, acceptance, respect and care” – participant

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