Welcome to Memengwaa Place
Memengwaa Place is a long term residential facility providing an independent living, safe environment for Aboriginal women and children who have experienced family violence.
One of two residential facilities operated by the Indigenous Women’s Healing Centre (IHWC), Memengwaa Place provides long term safe housing for seven (7) families and a live-in house mom.
This semi-furnished apartment facility accommodates residency for up to 1 year, with extensions granted based on need. Services and supports such as traditional teachings, one on one counselling and group supports are provided by the outreach/support worker to residents. Memengwaa residents can also access supports and programs such as the Children’s, Addiction and Trauma counselling services and Learning Program through the IHWC.
All Programs are delivered from an Aboriginal perspective and include Aboriginal peoples’ history and the use of traditional ceremonies and healing ways (Smudging, Sweats, Sundance, Fasting, Vision Quests, Medicine picking. Elders are involved in all aspects of program delivery and service. We also respect all Aboriginal world views and ways of practicing spirituality.
Memengwaa Place provides safe, affordable housing in an independent living setting to Aboriginal women and their children that promotes self-sufficiency, nurturance and healing by creating supportive networks in the community
Memengwaa Place provides the following programs and Services:
Who can live at Memengwaa Place?
How do I apply?
Only woman who have been residing in our long term supportive living program can apply within to transition into our 2nd stage housing. Outside referrals are not accepted into Memengwaa
Indigenous Women’s Healing Centre
105 Aikins Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 4E6
Phone: (204) 989-8240
Fax: (204) 586-1101