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Branch Closure Alert: Effective Saturday, October 31, we are closing all libraries until further notice. Visit our Library Closure information guide for more information. À partir du Samedi 31 octobre, nous fermons toutes les bibliothèques, et ce, jusqu'à nouvel ordre. Visitez notre guide de Renseignements sur la fermeture des bibliothèques pour en savoir plus.

Winnipeg Public Library

Community Crisis Workers

Do you need to talk, or need help, or know someone who would benefit from our services?

The Library's Community Crisis Workers provide information on shelter and housing, social assistance, employment, counselling, mental health programs and services, health care information and much more.

We are available on the second floor of the Millennium Library:

Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.*

St. Boniface Library: Mondays: 1-4:30 p.m.*

*Availability may change. Appointments are encouraged.

PLEASE NOTE: Face masks must be worn at all times in the library.

Bruce Fiske, Community Crisis Worker, Winnipeg Public Library
Sheila Bughao, Community Crisis Worker, Winnipeg Public Library

If you are in crisis, please contact the Crisis Response Centre at 204-940-1781 (Adult), Youth Stabilization Unit at 204-949-4781 (Youth) or Health Links at 204-788-8200 and for urgent matter/emergency please call 911.

Please see the Library's Mental Health Info Guide for more resources, including resources for help with anxiety and COVID-19.


Looking for informative sites on community supports?

Our community crisis workers recommends these sites:


Check out 211 Manitoba for more services.


Last update: September 28, 2020

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