No Cost

Our Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Workers (NISW) work with newcomers to Canada residing or working in the following areas of Winnipeg:

  • Tuxedo, River Heights, and Fort Rouge
  • Fort Garry, Fort Richmond and St. Norbert
  • St. James – Assiniboia

Are you new to Winnipeg? Do you have questions about:

  • Employment
  • Language classes
  • Child care, education and subsidy
  • Community services
  • Programs for children, youth and families
  • Housing
  • Health Services
  • Banking
  • Completing documents
  • Volunteer opportunities

Our Services

  • Provide settlement information and orientation to newcomers
  • Connect to community and government programs and services
  • Offer Conversation Circles and various programs
  • Assist newcomers to engage in community initiatives and programs

Please contact us for information about current and upcoming programs.

Read summary of “She Fixes Things: The Role of the NISW”

Who may apply

Any permanent resident who is new to Canada and needs help with settlement issues

Please bring to your first appointment:

  • Permanent Resident Card or Landing Papers
  • Manitoba Health Card

All services are provided FREE and strictly confidential.

How to apply or refer

Call or email the Neighbourhood Settlement Worker:

For Tuxedo, River Heights, Fort Rouge areas:

  • Cellular: (204)771-7475
  • Email:

Download Program Brochure

For St. James areas:

  • Office Telephone: (204)202-4574
  • Cellular: (204)470-9325
  • Cellular: (204)470-9326
  • Email:

Download Program Brochure

For Fort Garry, Fort Richmond areas:

  • Cellular: (204)894-8421
  • Cellular: (204)981-1807
  • Email:

Download Program Brochure


This is a free service.