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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!

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Our News, Events and Resources

Career: Wi Che Win Intensive Case Manager

May 8, 2017 @ 15:41|

MA MAWI WI CHI ITATA CENTRE, INC EXTERNAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMPETITION May 04, 2017 Position Title: Intensive Case Manager (ICM) Classification: Term to March 31, 2019 Location: 800 Selkirk Avenue Salary: Subject to Qualifications Background: [...]

Returning Our Children Home: FGC Learning Series

May 1, 2017 @ 7:20|

Returning Our Children Home - Reconciliation and Engagement of Families through Family Group Conferencing Shifting decision-making for the care and protection of children to the entire family and community. Thursday June 15, 2017 Canad Inns [...]

Week of April 24-28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017 @ 16:11|

  I asked Will Smith on Monday if any of Wi Che Win participants would come haul grandfather rocks to Windy Hill. Will volunteered himself and was a big help. He even bought me lunch. [...]