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Addictions Foundation of Manitoba - Main Portage La Prairie Office

Address: 205-9 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3J9

Phone: 204-857-8353


Services: Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) provides community-based treatment for youth and adults, school-based services, family services, and prevention activities surrounding various addictions.

Canadian Mental Health Association - Central Region

Address: 102 1st Street North West, Portage la Prairie MB, R1N 1Y9

Phone: 204-239-6590



Services: CMHA provides mental health support services ranging from Peer/Self-Help Initiatives, Housing, Recovery and Well-being Education, and Drop in support. They offer guidance in finding help and understanding mental health. Some of their programs include: Community Wellness Initiative, Fisher Apartments, Portable Housing Benefit, Thrive Learning Centre, Senior Supported Group Living, Supported Housing, $3.00 hot breakfast on Friday mornings. A Support Directory is available on their website with links, emails and phone numbers of other helpful and important organizations and branches.

Define U - Melanie Gessell

Address: 102 1 Street North West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1Y9

Phone: 204-903-7876


Services: Melanie Gessell is a registered psychiatric nurse and provides mental health counselling and is a consulting FNIHB provider. She provides counselling services to children, teens, adults and free of charge sessions for treaty status residents.

Hearts and Hooves - Kellee Clifford-Bousquet

Address: 1200 Saskatchewan Ave W Unit A, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 2S6

Phone: (204) 249-0611


Services: Kellee Clifford-Bousquet works out of Meraki Studio.  She has experience in individual and group counselling, parent consulting, personal and professional development/growth, the training of other professionals, experience in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), suicide prevention, equine-assisted therapy and psychology, which she draws upon and integrates into her attachment-based, developmental approach.  Kellee’s scope of practice is as a counselling therapist, trainer and educator, working with a variety of individuals with a wide range of emotional and mental health needs."


Address: 167 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2B7

Phone: (204) 784-4090



Services: Klinic Community Health provides a full range of health related services from medical care to counselling and education. Driven by their vision of creating healthy and engaged communities, they promote health and quality of life for people of every age, background, ethnicity, gender identity, and socio-economic circumstance. Rooted in social justice values, Klinic believes that everyone deserves quality care, support and respect.

RAAM Clinic (Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine)

Address: 159 5th Street South East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1H4

Phone: 204-239-8800


Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-3pm

Services: RAAM is a walk-in clinic for adults 18+ looking to get help with high risk substance use and addiction.

Rainbow Resource Center

Address: 170 Scott Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3L 0L3

Phone: (204) 474-0212



Services: Rainbow Resource Centre (RRC) offers support to the 2SLGBTQ+ community in the form of counselling, education, healthcare and programming for individuals ranging from children through to 55+. It also supports families, friends, and employers of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals.

RRC’s Education Program provides 2SLGBTQ+ and ally education, awareness, and outreach that assists healthcare providers, educators, students, social service, and commercial service providers.

The Youth Program offers 2SLGBTQ+ youth a safe, fun place to learn new skills, create projects, and celebrate identities. RRC also has a volunteer program, community library, and coordinates the community-led groups and committees that meet at RRC.

River Wood Counselling Services

Address: 675 McLenaghen Drive, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3X3

Phone: 204-870-2006


Email: Contact form available on website

Services: Provides counselling services for individuals, couples and families in the Portage la Prairie area, focusing on professional, solution focused counselling in a private setting.

Willow's Bend Counselling Centre, Inc.

Address: 139 Saskatchewan Avenue East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L7

Phone: 204-856-0621


Services: Provides counselling services to children, teens, adults, and families. Specializations in trauma, attachment, play based interventions, mindfulness, and supporting Indigenous clients.

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