Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc.

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Record #: VMB1499 Last Full Update: 10 Feb 2015
Contact Information
Office Phone204-977-1000 
Site Information
LocationDowntown (Winnipeg)
Address521 Bannatyne Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3A 0E4
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IntersectionBannatyne Ave and Juno St
AccessibilityFully Accessible - including washrooms, parking for the public and public meeting spaces
Description and Service Details
Description* assists newcomers to Canada in the resettling and integration process
* keeps abreast of world developments to be sensitive and alert to the needs of refugees and other newcomers to Canada
* serves the immediate and long-term needs of refugees.
* operates In Canada Protection Services: provides information, paralegal and advocacy services for refugee claimants whose status in Canada is "at risk";
* operates Life Skills Trainers: Teaches basic Canadian living skills to refugees and refugee claimants
* operates Reception Program: provides initial housing for refugees and immigrants
* operates Settlement Program: provides orientation and counseling to refugees and immigrants
* operates Sponsorship Program: enables refugees to be sponsored to come to Manitoba, and assists family members to be reunited with relatives overseas; Provides information to church bodies respecting sponsorship;
* operates Volunteer Services: welcomes and assists newly arrived refugees with their settlement and integration needs to adapt to Canadian society
HoursMon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm
Areas ServedManitoba
ApplicationPhone, Email, Fax, Drop-in
LanguagesEnglish ; other languages upon request
Agency Information
Alternate Name(s)MB Inter-faith Immigration Council ; MIIC ; Welcome Place
Manitoba SubjectsImmigrants/Refugees - Support Services ; Legal - Citizenship ; Multicultural Organizations