Welcome to The Link (formerly Macdonald Youth Services)

Help When Families Need it Most

All families go through tough times. 24/7, 365 days a year, The Link offers a range of FREE crisis supports to help stabilize youth, while also ensuring emotional, physical and cultural safety and wellness for everyone in the home. Supports include youth crisis stabilization units, individual and family therapy, school supports and much more.

YRC & Shelter Winnipeg

159 Mayfair Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

A safe place for youth to stay overnight or short-term, where a warm bed and someone to listen are just the beginning. Staff welcome and work with youth to understand their personal situation and needs. The resource centre is available to youth on a walk-in basis around the clock and provides basic needs like food and a shower, counselling, advocacy and referrals for additional help and resources.

YRC & Shelter Thompson

116 Hemlock Cresc. Thompson, Manitoba.

A team of caring people welcome and work with you to understand your needs and help give you a voice and choices when it comes to your own care. Services are free and accessible around the clock – whether you’re staying at the four bed shelter or just dropping in at the resource centre for help with food, clothing, showers, laundry, hygiene supplies, first aid, crisis intervention, counselling or referrals.