News & Press

  • Financial help services for vulnerable Manitobans at risk as funding for successful pilot expires

    Posted March 24th 2021

    Pilot project secured $138.5 million in new income for low-income Manitobans over 4 years

  • First Languages Project - Trainer Recruitment

    Posted March 2nd 2021

    Interested in becoming a trainer as part of SEED’s First Languages Project? SEED Winnipeg is currently recruiting people who speak Ojibwe, Cree, or Oji-Cree and want to learn how to deliver SEED’s Money Stories curriculum.

    Participants must be able to commit to 20 hours of training (four days, five hours per day). Honorariums will be provided. Training is scheduled from June 15-18, 2021 from
    10 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day.

    For more information, e-mail pam@seedwinnipeg.ca or call 204-927-9938.

  • Saving Circle currently recruiting

    Posted March 1st 2021

    SEED is currently recruiting for Saving Circle classes starting in April. Please call 204-927-9947 to apply or for more information.

    Saving Circle is a program that helps low income individuals and families save for needed assets while building money management skills. Participants receive $3 for every $1 they save. $250 saved within a period of 6 months qualifies for $750 of matching funds for a total of $1000 that is used to purchase an asset. For more information visit https://seedwinnipeg.ca/programs/detail/saving-circle

  • Community Financial Helpline

    Posted February 26th 2021

    The Community Financial Helpline has been launched to answer questions from community members living on low incomes.

    The helpline can be reached by calling or texting 431-813-4357 (431-813-HELP) or toll free 1-855-955-4234 (1-855-955-4CFH).

    The helpline can assist with questions about tax filing, obtaining identification, federal COVID-19 recovery benefits, other income supports such as EIA, benefits and credits such as the Canada Child Benefit, and debt management and credit counselling.

    Information provided by the Community Financial Helpline is free.

    The Community Financial Helpline also has a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CommunityFinancialHelpline

    The Community Financial Helpline is operated by Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS), Community Unemployed Help Centre, Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM), and SEED Winnipeg, with support from United Way Winnipeg, the Government of Canada, Prosper Canada, and the Province of Manitoba.

  • SEED’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Posted November 16th 2020

    SEED’s programs and services are currently being offered over the phone, online, or through pre-booked appointments.