New Indigenous-led 24/7 warming shelter for up to 150 people opens in Winnipeg – CBC

Dec 01, 2021

Warming shelter mostly staffed by Indigenous people with cultural knowledge, information on local services

A new Indigenous-led shelter opened its doors on Wednesday in downtown Winnipeg to provide a culturally-appropriate place for people needing place to sleep or just to warm up.

N’Dinawemak — Our Relatives’ Place at 190 Disraeli Freeway is a 24/7 winter warming space for up to 150 people this season.

It’s wheelchair accessible, low-barrier and offers showers and food around the clock, as well as beds and chairs for keeping warm.

End Homelessness Winnipeg CEO Jason Whitford says the need for N’Dinawemak is obvious.

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