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Returning Our Children Home

Reconciliation and Engagement of Families Through Family Group Conferencing

June 15th, 2017 | 7:30 AM-4:30 PM

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King Street Community Gathering Place

445 King Street is now the King Street Community Gathering Place. For the next few months the building will be community space.

Available between 8:00am - 10:00pm

7 days a week

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Take part in our new campaign that shares how the Ma Mawi family walks our talk by promoting “The Ma Mawi Way”. Random Acts of Kindness comes natural to our value and strength based way of community people supporting other community people and we are honoured to share these with others.

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30 Years of Experience

Strength and valued-based family resource centre delivering community-based program and services.

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We all work together to help one another.

Our Mandate

Established in 1984, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata is a Grandmother in the Winnipeg family of community service-providers with over 30 years of experience working with Indigenous families. We are community people helping other community people reclaim our Indigenous people’s inherent roles and responsibilities as caregivers and the most important teachers of our children.

The name Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata translates from Ojibway into the phrase, “we all work together to help one another.”

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre is a strength and value-based family resource centre delivering community-based programs and services within the philosophy embodied in our name. Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre believes in accountability, transparency and effective use of resources. Today, through initiatives aimed directly at supporting families, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre delivers community based programs and services within the philosophy that is embodied in our name. For us, this means working together with our families, our partners, funders and governments to create community based solutions that build local capacity for self-care.

We invite you to spend some time on our new site to get to know us better. If you have comments or helpful suggestions to enhance our website offerings, please drop us a line at info@mamawi.com. We look forward to your feedback!

The Latest

Our News, Events and Resources

Career: Casual Youth Mentor’s

Aug 16, 2017 @ 15:31|

MA MAWI WI CHI ITATA CENTRE, INC INTERNAL/EXTERNAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMPETITION August 16, 2017 Position Title: Youth Mentor's Classification: Casual Positions Shift Work Location: Residential Sites Salary: Subject to Qualifications Background: The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre [...]

Family Mentor – Isobel’s Place

Aug 14, 2017 @ 16:46|

MA MAWI WI CHI ITATA CENTRE, INC EXTERNAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMPETITION August 14, 2017 Position Title: Family Mentor Classification: Permanent Full-Time (Monday-Friday 4pm-12 midnight) Location: Isobel's Place Salary: To Be Negotiated Background: The Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata [...]

Feds give $2M to gender equality efforts in Manitoba

Jul 25, 2017 @ 18:16|

WINNIPEG SUN Five organizations in Manitoba are receiving a combined $2 million in federal funding to address gender equality in the province. The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, the Southern Chiefs Organization, Ending Violence Across Manitoba [...]