We’re Here

For Families

We encourage inclusive community bonds and nurture belonging, pride and resilient families through cultural reconnection, wellness and lifelong independence skills.

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


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


We strive to improve physical, mental and emotional wellness of our youth and their families.


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


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

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.

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Change a Child or Family’s Future

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

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Lend us Your Time and Talents

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

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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…

through inclusivity, respect and humility.

through engagement, reciprocity and responsibility.

through connection, growth and balance.


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.

Read Our Latest News

  • Text Line to Support Youth

    Text Line to Support Youth

    Exciting News! We have a new text line for youth! If you or someone you…

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  • Spring Feast and Ceremony

    Spring Feast and Ceremony

    On March 19th the Indigenous Initiatives team helped us to welcome spring! We gathered together…

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  • Festival Du Voyageur

    Festival Du Voyageur

    Festival du Voyageur, with the support of Réseau Compassion Network, generously offered tickets to our…

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Did you know we now offer a text line for youth?⁠
Text 204-900-6010 to access immediate support. ⁠
We're committed to providing a safe space for you to express yourself. ⁠
📱💙 #YouthWellness  #Winnipeg #Manitoba #Youth #Families #Support #YWG ⁠
THANK YOU to @provinceofcanada for their generous donation of 500 pairs of SOCKS to our Youth Hub!⁠
This is amazing as SOCKS are one of the most requested items at the Hub.⁠
The youth that visit and drop in will be able to have socks if they need them.⁠
We appreciate our community of donors far and wide, thank you again for thinking of The Link and the youth we support.⁠
#Youth #Community #Donors #Gratitiude #Socks #Canada ⁠
Join Uncle Blair for a Wellbriety meeting!⁠
Wellbriety is a concept that provides culturally based principles, values and teachings to support healing from alcohol, substance abuse, co-curring disorders and intergenerational trauma.⁠
April 17, 2024⁠
5 to 7 p.m.⁠
175 Mayfair Avenue ⁠
#Wellbriety #Winnipeg #Youth #IndigenousYouth #Healing
Music with Uncle Norway!⁠
Come by and Join Uncle Norway and "jam" or try out some different instruments and learn about music.⁠
Monday, April 15, 2024⁠
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ⁠
175 Mayfair Avenue⁠
Youth and community members all welcome.⁠
#Music #Winnipeg #Youth #IndigenousYouth⁠
Exciting News!⁠
We're thrilled to launch our newly refreshed website!⁠
Explore the updated design, enhanced features and valuable resources.⁠
Visit www.thelinkmb.ca today and let us know what you think! ⁠
Thank you @vincentdesignca for helping us with this project!⁠
#WebsiteRefresh #EnhancedExperience #TheLinkMB #Winnipeg #Manitoba #Youth #Families #IndigenousYouth #YWG #204
Join us for a Sewing Workshop with Cheyla!⁠
Monday, April 8, 2024⁠
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.⁠
175 Mayfair Avenue⁠
Everyone is welcome to come and learn a little bit about sewing, to start a project and work on a project if you've already got one started!⁠
We've got supplies and machines on-site.⁠
#Sewing #Youth #Families #YWG
April 2024 Indigenous Initiatives Calendar now available!⁠
The team has some great activities planned for April - we hope to see you soon.⁠
#Winnipeg #Youth #Families
April 2024 calendar for The Hub is now available!⁠
⁠We've got many great activities and outings planned.⁠
We hope to see you soon. ❤️⁠
#Winnipeg #YouthHub #Youth  #Manitoba #DowntownWPG #YWG #WPG