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BREASTFEEDING

La Leche League Canada

LLLC meetings - You are always welcome to attend LLLC meetings before and after you have had your baby. Bring your breastfeeding questions and concerns, talk about your joys and challenges or come and just listen. Babies and young children are always welcome, and some Groups include father/partners in some or all of their meetings. 

http://www.lllc.ca/lllc-winklermorden

 

 NOTES: 

Location of Meetings vary from month to month. Please call a Leader to confirm location.

Find LLL on facebook, "La Leche League - Winkler/Morden/Altona"

 

 PARENT'S SUPPORT GROUPS

  

Morden Family Resource Centre
Offers programs that parents or caregivers can take their kids to and participate with them. Their main areas of emphasis are literacy, numeracy, nutrition, physical activity, and social development.  They offer programs in 6-week sessions on Monday-Thursday mornings.  They have programs such as kit and kaboodle, number train, music programs, cooking programs, gym programs and art/sensory play programs. Please call or email to register or be added to their mailing list.


181 15th St (Basement of Morden Alliance Church)
Phone: 204-822-8158

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH  CARE

 

 Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba (ADAM):
In Central Region (which includes Winkler, Morden, Carman, Portage la Prairie,etc.) the outreach worker is Connie Eagle at 204 325 1385. 


Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba (MDAM):
MDAM offers support groups for people with depression (e.g. major depression, postpartum depression, etc.)
In Central Region (which includes Winkler, Morden, Carman, Portage la Prairie,  etc.) the outreach worker is Tami Giesbrecht who can be reached at 204 325-8206

Pembina Counseling Centre:
Pembina Counseling Centre is a professional counselling service administered by a community based board. Clients are welcomed for help with dealing with the issues of life. Appointments for sessions are accepted from anyone seeking counselling services. Fees for service are reasonable and adjusted to individual income levels.

No one is tuned away because of their inability to pay.
103 – 400 Stephen Street, Morden, MB, 1W3
Phone: 204-822-6622

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

Genesis House – Family Violence Crisis Line:
Genesis House exists so that people of South Central Manitoba will be free from family and intimate partner abuse at a resonable cost. They provide a confidential serivce, which includes a shelter for abused women and their children, residential and non-residential programs and prevention through public education. Contact: Genesis House – SCCFV, Inc – Box 389, Winkler, MB, R6W 4A6 Admin Line: 204-325-9957Crisis Line: 204-325-9800 OR 1-877-977-0007

Pembina Valley Pregnancy Care Centre: 
This group offers support to anyone impacted by pregnancy. All services are free, confidential and include pregnancy tests, counselling, ongoing support and information on pregnancy, sexuality, parenting, adoption and abortion. We do not perform or refer for abortion services.
110 – 30 Stephen Street, Morden, MB, 1T3. For more information visit www.pvpcc.com.
Phone: 204-822-9591

 

Many Hands Resource Centre:
Many Hands Resource Centre helps people in many different ways. One of the first objectives is to start a food bank or food pantry, a place for people to come and get some help with food if they need that. It is also running a community kitchen series which is a program where participants come and cook nutritious meals together, eat together and then take some leftovers home.The centre’s hours of operation are Tuesdays 1-3 pm and Thursdays 5-7 pm. If you have any questions about what the centre offers or would like to donate or volunteer, they can be reached at:400 Stephen Street, Morden, R6M 1W3
Phone: 204-823-4217
Email:manyhandsrc@gmail.com.

 

Donate Love
Delivers hampers to people in Morden and the surrounding area on a weekly basis throughout the year.
Contact: 204-823-2865

 

Morden Community Thrift Shop:
Visit the Morden Thrift Shop for a nice selection of gently used clothing, housewares, and toys at good prices. The Thrift Shop is a generous supporter of community services that benefit all of our residents.
220 North Railway Street, Morden, MB, R6M 1Y9
Phone: 204-822-3435

mordenpcrc@gmail.com

 

Welcome wagon – Morden Branch
Do you know someone who has moved and is new to Morden?
Having a Baby or know someone who is?
For free information and gifts from your community contact: Welcome Wagon at 1-844-299-2466 or 1-844-2WWAGON

Family Services & Community Services (Government Office)
This department covers Income Security/Welfare, Child Day Care, Adult Services, Children’s Special Services (Disabilities)
63 Stephen Street, Morden, MB
Phone: 204-822-2870 or 204-822-2861

 

South Central ASD Family Support Group 
They bring support and awareness about autism and the autism spectrum to the Pembina Valley and surrounding areas. Their goals include information sharing, education and proactively supporting each other. They welcome ALL family, friends and support workers who are touched by the Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Email: southcentralasd@yahoo.ca
Website: http://southcentralasd.blogspot.com/
Contact Name:Dianne  204-822-4587 & Celeste 204-331-3357

 

USEFUL WEBSITES

 

DONA International- www.dona.org

Help with breasfeeding- www.drjacknewman.com

Breastfeeding and parenting resources- www.kellymom.com

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding resources- www.motherisk.org/women/index.jsp

La Leche League Canada- www.lllc.ca

Postpartum Mood Disorders info and help - www.lifewithnewbaby.ca

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