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

 

 

 PARENT'S SUPPORT GROUPS

  

Healthy Baby:

Healthy Baby is a group for women who are pregnant or have babies under 1 year of age. Meet other women, have a healthy snack, learn about pregnancy, parenting and nutrition and enjoy a relaxing time to connect with your baby! Free milk coupons for those who are pregnant and have babies under 6 months, free childminding for children under 5, Prenatal Benefit for those who are pregnant.

 

When: First and third thursday of the month

Time: 10:30am-12pm
210- 30 Stephen Street, Morden, MB, R6M 2G3
Contact – Marlow Miller  or Anita Hiebert
Phone: 204-822-2631 or 204-822-2632

 

Morden Parent & Child Resource Centre
Helping families to grow strong and healthy. They provide a support group for issues around parenting, pre-school literacy programs, parenting classes and nutrition councelling. It is a one stop shop giving you access to a network of pre-school resources.
200-30 Stephen Street, Morden, R6M 2G3
Phone: 204-822-1231

 

Wiggle Giggle and Munch:

Monday afternoons from 1:30-3:00, Child minding available for young infants, children 0-5 may partipate! Get active and enjoy and healthy snack!

 

 Play to Learn, Learn to Play:

Thursday Evenings. This new program for parents and children aged 0-5 is a super fun way to explore the topic of play. There is some time apart, and some time together with your child(ren). We'll get you thinking, and teach you new games to play at home. Make a book using photos taken at the program!

 

Stay & Play

Stay & Play is back again! Come down to play, visit and snack together! Every Tuesday from 2 - 4 pm, no cost or registration needed.

 

 

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

 

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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