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:

Connections

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

Wellness

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

Independence

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

Relationships

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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Mission

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.

Vision

Why we do it…

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

Values

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.

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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Exciting News!⁠
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We're thrilled to launch our newly refreshed website!⁠
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Explore the updated design, enhanced features and valuable resources.⁠
Visit www.thelinkmb.ca today and let us know what you think! ⁠
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Thank you @vincentdesignca for helping us with this project!⁠
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#WebsiteRefresh #EnhancedExperience #TheLinkMB #Winnipeg #Manitoba #Youth #Families #IndigenousYouth #YWG #204
Join us for a Sewing Workshop with Cheyla!⁠
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Monday, April 8, 2024⁠
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5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.⁠
175 Mayfair Avenue⁠
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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!⁠
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We've got supplies and machines on-site.⁠
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#Sewing #Youth #Families #YWG
April 2024 Indigenous Initiatives Calendar now available!⁠
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The team has some great activities planned for April - we hope to see you soon.⁠
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#Winnipeg #Youth #Families
April 2024 calendar for The Hub is now available!⁠
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⁠We've got many great activities and outings planned.⁠
We hope to see you soon. ❤️⁠
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#Winnipeg #YouthHub #Youth  #Manitoba #DowntownWPG #YWG #WPG
The Link's Youth Hub received an inspirational donation recently...a wonderful parcel that included an easel, canvases, paper, art books, paints and brushes.⁠
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A very big thank you in recognition of Murray Parker, an amateur artist who believed in the power of art.⁠
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We look forward to seeing the colour and creativity Murray inspires!⁠
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#Gratitude #Art #Youth #YouthHub @thelink.youth.hub⁠
The Link's offices and Youth Hub will be closed from Friday, March 29th to  Monday, April 1, 2024, for Easter Weekend.⁠
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We hope you have a safe and happy long weekend!⁠
We will reopen on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at 8:30 a.m.⁠
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If you need help while we are closed, we have a safe space for youth (under 21) at our 24/7 Emergency Youth Resource Centres (YRCs) at 159 Mayfair Avenue in Winnipeg and 116 Hemlock Crescent in Thompson, Manitoba.⁠
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Youth Resource Centre in Winnipeg⁠: 204-477-1804⁠
Youth Resource Centre in Thompson: 204-778-5382⁠
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Mobile Crisis Teams⁠
204-949-4777⁠
1-888-383-2776⁠
TEXT 204-900-6010⁠
Free 24-hour crisis supports for youth, families & caregivers.⁠
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Visit our website for more info: https://thelinkmb.ca/services/⁠
#Winnipeg #Thompson #Manitoba #Youth #Families⁠
Join Uncle Blair for a Wellbriety meeting!⁠
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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.⁠
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Thursday⁠
March 28, 2024⁠
5 to 7 p.m.⁠
175 Mayfair Avenue ⁠
Winnipeg⁠
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#Wellbriety #Winnipeg #Youth #IndigenousYouth #Healing
Thank you to the @leftoversfoundation in Winnipeg for their donation of delicious, fresh, baked goods for Easter!⁠
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The Youth Hub and our Youth Resource Center will enjoy these goodies today and throughout the weekend!⁠
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Thank you for thinking of us and sharing your generosity with all of the youth we feed each day in the community.⁠
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#Youth #Community #Generosity #Gratitude