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Play & support groups

There's support in community. Find play groups across Manitoba where kids can socialize and moms can connect.

Parent-Child Coalitions 

Locations throughout Manitoba

 

Parent-child coalitions are funded by the province in an effort to provide parents of young children with support and resources. Find the one nearest you at the link below.

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Flin Flon Family Resources

Flin Flon

Find details on ​library, craft and other family groups in the Flin Flon area. Learn more >>

There are also groups for expecting mothers and those needing help in any walk of life. Learn more >>

Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority

Interlake & Eastern Manitoba

Find play groups as well as fitness and support groups, ​from those dealing with breastfeeding to family issues and beyond.

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Growing Years Family Resource Centre

216 Manitoba Ave., Selkirk

Meet other parents and learn about important topics such ​as car seat safety, child development and parenting, and take advantage of resources from toy lending to clothing. 

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Steinbach Family Resource Centre

101 North Front Dr., Steinbach

Take part in free children's programs and support groups for moms struggling with loss and other parenting issues. 

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The Pas Regional Library - Friday Morning Play Group 

53 Edwards Ave., The Pas

Every Friday from 10 - 11:30 a.m., spend time with other parents and kids (up to age five) in a fun, unstructured play group. ​

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Mom to Mom Conversation Group 

777 Norquay Dr. (Rush Laser Tag & Entertainment in Southland Mall), Winkler

Chat about parenting topics while kids play (kids five and under receive a free wristband for the bouncy house). Registration is required.

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BLiNK

170 Scott St. (Rainbow Resource Centre), Winnipeg

A play group for families with gender-creative and trans kids (12 and under) to make friends and participate in fun activities. Meets the 4th Sunday of every month from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Healthy Start for Mom & Me

Locations throughout Winnipeg

 

Pregnancy and parenting groups for ​all moms. Meet other moms and find support in raising a healthy baby. Extra supports are available for new Canadians.

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KidBridge 

Locations throughout Winnipeg

A drop in for kids to play and moms to connect with other moms who are also learning English in a fun, informal setting. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

 

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Kids Spot Play Centre

2171 Waverley St. (Waverley Church), Winnipeg

 

A drop-in play place for kids up to age five and their parents or guardians, Tuesday to Friday from 9 - 11:30 a.m. $2 per child or $5 per family.

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Moms & Tots/Moms Time Out 

800 Point Rd. (Fort Garry United Church), Winnipeg

Socialize with other moms while childcare is provided for kids in the play room. Fridays from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

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Nest Family Centre & Store

667 Stafford St., Winnipeg

Nest offers tons of classes, workshops and even free playgroups, in addition to a store filled with mom and baby essentials.  

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North End Women's Centre 

394 Selkirk Ave., Winnipeg

Stay 'n Play offered every Tuesday from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. for women and kids up to age six. A children's program (individual or group session) and parenting group are also available.

 

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Qmunity: LGBTTQ* Families Together

603 St. Mary's Rd. (The Birth Centre), Winnipeg

A group for LGBTTQ* identifying parents/caregivers and their young children. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month. 

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Rainbow Resource Centre's Youth Program

170 Scott St. (Rainbow Resource Centre), Winnipeg

This program is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, questioning, intersex and allied (LGBT2SQ+) youth ages 13-21. Please check the link for upcoming dates.

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Stay N Play

595 Lagimodière Blvd. (Springs Church), Winnipeg

A drop-in for kids aged 0-5 and their caregivers, with toys, inflatable bouncers, slides and climbers, a baby corner, free hot drinks and more. Tues. in Steinbach and Wed. in Winnipeg.

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Women's Health Clinic 

Locations throughout Winnipeg

 

WHC offers plenty of great, free resources and support groups, from ​a Healthy Families drop-in group to those struggling with loss and change.

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Monday Morning Meet-ups

859 Portage Ave. (Scout: Coffee + Tea), Winnipeg

Scout: Coffee + Tea hosts Monday Morning Meet-ups, with a play area for kids and 10 per cent off drink orders for meet-up participants.

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