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Wahkohtowin – Strengthening Families Program now recruiting

Do you one be part of Strengthening family program? Please take a minute to answer the following questions:                Rapid Enrollment Criteria’s If your answer is  yes, please mark the box with “√”     Yes    No 1. Do you live in Winnipeg?   2. Do you have at least […]

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Report on the CCR YAG 2017

In April, IRCOM hosted the 2017 Youth Action Gathering for the Canadian Council for Refugees. For a glimpse of what they were up to, read the report! Youth Action Gathering 2017 Report

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Now looking for 6 Youth interns for our After School Program!

IRCOM’s Volunteer and Community Services Program is currently looking for 6 youth interns, aged 16-25, to help out in our After school program. For more information about the 4 positions in the Children’s program, click here: ASP Intern Sept 2017 For more information about the 2 positions in the Homework program, click here: HEY Intern Sept 2017 […]

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A Guide For Newcomer’s Regarding Indigenous People of Manitoba

MCC has created a wonderful guide regarding Indigenous People in Manitoba to help Newcomers understand the cultures and histories of Indigenous People. Check it out here: Indigenous People of Manitoba: A guide for newcomers.

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Youth Breaking Barriers

Check out this great video of youth using art to break through the barriers they face. Thanks to Youth Agencies Alliance for this project!

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New Phone System!!

On March 2, 2016, IRCOM got a new phone system. Please be patient with us as we learn all the quirks that come with it, and be sure to double check which extension you are dialing. ALL EXTENSIONS HAVE CHANGED!!! Here is a quick look at the new staff extensions:

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Manitoba’s Response to the Syrian Crisis

There have been many questions lately about how Manitoba will respond to the incoming refugees from Syria. IRCOM is not directly involved in the coordination of response, though we support the efforts in every way we can and we expect to see many of the new arrivals in our housing and our programs.

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Impact Story: Abreham

Abreham came to Canada in 2011 with his wife and 5 children. He wanted to find safe and affordable housing for them. A lack of resources, finances and very limited English made this a complicated and at times overwhelming task.

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Impact Story: Fatuma

Fatuma is a single mother of six children who worked two jobs in order to provide for her family. She began English class with IRCOM’s Newcomer Literacy Initiative program and two of her children attended the child care program. Having six children, working two jobs and attending classes, Fatuma still found time in her busy […]

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MCSC Grant Provides a New Van!

IRCOM is pleased to announce that with the support of the Manitoba Community Services Council in the amount of 25,000$, we will be able to purchase a much needed van for transporting our program participants. A big thanks to MCSC!

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