Support Groups

The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba offers support groups for people with dementia and support groups for family & friends. Check their website for current information.

Healthy Aging Resource Team (River East-Transcona) facilitates a caregivers support group on the last Thursday of each month from 12:00-2:00.  We meet at the meal program at Parkside Plaza, 1630 Henderson Hwy at noon ($6),(optional but a nice sharing time), and then have a meeting afterwards with speakers, sharing of resources, sharing of stories, etc.  The interested caregiver needs to call 940-2114 one week prior to reserve the meal.
Karen Janzen
Healthy Aging Resource Team 940-2114

Manitoba Brian Injury Association The Caregiver’s Support Group allows people to get together, let off steam and relax by sharing experiences, feelings, ideas, concerns and information. This the time to have a break and learn from other caregivers.

Date: Every first Wednesday of the month
        7:00-9:00 pm
Venue: SMD Building Room 403
        825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB
For further details, you may contact the MBIA office.
Phone: (204) 975-3280    
Toll Free 1-866-327-1998      Email:

MS Society of Canada, Manitoba Division offers 2 caregiver self-help groups in Winnipeg and one in Carman, MB:

  1.  Male Caregivers SHG, 1st Wednesday of the month, 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the MS Society Program Room, 1465 Buffalo Place
  2. Female Caregivers SHG, 1st Thursday of the month in the evening at various locations as decided by the group
         For more information or to arrange participation in these groups, please contact Ellen Karr at
         988-0917 or

We also have information for caregivers on the MS Society website .
We have an online discussion forum for caregivers at

Parkinson’s Caregiver's Support Group

Date: Third Thursday of each month (Sept-May)
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: St. George’s Anglican Church – 168 Wilton St. (corner of Wilton and Grosvenor)
Contact: Howard Koks, 786-2637

Caregiving with Confidence hosts a support group every second Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at 168 Wilton Street.  For more information call RLCS at 452-9491

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