Programs

Drop In

All women are welcome in our drop-in area, offering a safe and welcoming place to stop by, have a snack and chat with other women in the community. Tea and coffee are always available. The drop-In area offers a free community phone and computer use.
As part of the drop-in program, community members can find information about community programs and resources and receive referrals to other organizations.
Women can receive on the spot assistance with employment, childcare, housing and stressful life events

Counselling Program           

IWAM provide culturally sensitive therapeutic counseling and follows strict confidentiality procedures. Counseling services are open to all immigrant and refugee women above the age of 18. IWAM counselor encourages women to set their own goals and provides support through the process of achieving those goals.
Women who would like to use our counseling services can call (204) 414-9452 or drop-in on weekdays. Women can self-refer, be mandated by court, or be referred by other agencies and organizations.

Outreach  Program

As part of the outreach program, women can receive assistance with basic needs and community support such as attending medical and legal appointments.

Wellness  Program

IWAM offers wellness workshops to connect women with similar experiences to one another, and a safe place to share and learn about each other’s cultures. The purpose of this program is to improve all aspect of self including body, mind, emotions and spirit. The program topic may include but not limited to:

  • Multiculturalism Expo
  • Healing trauma through dance
  • Crime Prevention Workshops
  • Understanding the  System
  • Empowerment Workshops
  • Employment information session
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    English tutoring         

    IWAM offers individual or small group English tutoring for immigrant and refugee women. Even if you are already enrolled in English classes, but would like additional English support you are eligible for this service.