Returning Our Children Home

Reconciliation and Engagement of Families Through Family Group Conferencing

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


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


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.


30 Years of Experience

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


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 We look forward to your feedback!

The Latest

Our News, Events and Resources

Career: Safety Monitor – Win Gardner Place

Sep 14, 2017 @ 14:15|

MA MAWI WI CHI ITATA CENTRE, INC INTERNAL/EXTERNAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMPETITION September 11, 2017 Position Title: Safety Monitor Classification: Casual Location: Win Gardner Place - 363 McGregor Street Salary: To be Negotiated Background: Win Gardner Place is one [...]

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 [...]

Youth build strong connections with community

Jul 17, 2017 @ 11:37|

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Some Youth Agencies Alliance youth will be donating their time to build connections with the city and their community through the Rotary Leadership Circle program. The program kicked off on July 4 [...]