01Dec2022

Welcome to The Link (formerly Macdonald Youth Services)

The Link works to nurture strong & resilient youth and families through:

Connections

We work to create a sense of belonging by connecting families to their culture, identity, and community.

Wellness

We strive to improve physical, mental, and emotional wellness

Relationships

We build safe, caring, collaborative and respectful relationships between family members, families, peers and partners in the community.

Independence

We ensure youth are equipped with skills for lifelong independence including job training and school supports.

Learn More About The Link

The Link has been helping children, youth and families in Manitoba for nearly 100 years. Today our network spans four communities and includes hundreds of staff, volunteers and foster families.

Lend Us Your Time & Talents

Share your expertise whether it's in a leadership capacity on our Board of Directors (by nomination), through individual projects/programs, or by organizing fundraising or awareness-building events.

Change a Child or Families' Future

The Link is part of the CanadaHelps.org network, which offers safety, security & convenience when it comes to online donations. Or donate safely & securely by mail or by phone.

Mission

Vision

Values

WHAT WE DO

We walk alongside children, youth, adults and families as an inclusive community, strengthening and empowering a sense of belonging, pride and purpose.

 

 

 

WHY WE DO IT

To become a community that shapes and creates opportunities for belonging, pride and purpose.

 

 

 

HOW WE DO IT

 

Compassion: through inclusivity, respect and humility.

Community: through engagement, reciprocity, and responsibility.

Well-being: through connection, growth and balance.

testimonials

What People Say About Our Work

From volunteers, to staff, to program participants, see what people are saying about The Link’s network of family supports.

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