About Us

The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Inc. (IRCOM) is a non-profit organization that operates two transitional housing complexes in downtown Winnipeg; IRCOM Ellen and IRCOM Isabel. IRCOM offers secure, affordable and clean apartments to newcomer families for up to 3 years after their arrival.

Our History

It began with a building – a 67-suite apartment block on the western edge of Winnipeg’s Exchange District, created to house a wave of boat people and refugees from Southeast Asia.

IRCOM House opened with a rush of excitement and high expectations, struggled through years of under-funding, and then underwent a re-birth. In that process, a unique and potent model for assisting newcomers has emerged – one that offers inspiration to a province which has staked its future prosperity on its ability to successfully integrate newcomers into its mosaic.

Our Stories

Volunteer Soccer Coach Needed

IRCOM is currently looking for a Volunteer Soccer Coach. If you have experience with soccer and like the idea of helping youth be the best they can be, then consider this volunteer position. Position Description

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Across Cultures

IRCOM Believes strongly in the importance of community!  Meeting neighbours, celebrating together, and drawing upon the rich heritage of our communities creates meaningful opportunities to build trusting relationships. IRCOM is thrilled to be co-hosting the Across Cultures Community BBQ with our friends at Rossbrook House, Wednesday, September 4 between 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. There…

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100 Soccer Balls

100 Soccer Balls is an annual grassroots campaign that provides inner city kids with free soccer balls & equipment! Started in 2017, 100 Soccer Balls brings together a diverse collection of individuals, groups, and organizations to schedule, support, and host events. Equally important is the fact that 100 Soccer Balls is able to bring together…

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IRCOM children

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