News & Press

  • Community Financial Helpline

    Posted January 29th 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:

    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.

  • Money Stories Online Sessions - February 2021

    Posted January 6th 2021

    Register for SEED’s Online Money Stories money management training!

    • For Indigenous youth ages 15-30
    • Four two-hour sessions
    • February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2021
    • 5-7 PM
    • Must have a device that can connect to the internet so you can participate in the workshops via Zoom.

    A certificate is provided upon completion of the program, and Money Stories graduates will also be eligible to participate in SEED’s Junior Facilitator program.

    Contact 204-927-9935 or to register.

    SEED Winnipeg’s Money Stories is a customized money management training program for Indigenous youth. The program has eight chapters. Topics covered include Money, My Community & Me, Building Assets, Goal Setting & Problem Solving, Gathering Information, Budgeting, Banking, and Credit.

  • Doing Business in Canada Online Workshop

    Posted December 17th 2020

    This two-part workshop will offer information and the opportunity to ask questions about doing business in Canada.

    Topics include:

    • Government role in business
    • Canadian workplace standards
    • Taxes in Canada
    • Canadian business culture

    The workshop will be in TWO parts:
    Part 1: January 25, 2021 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    Part 2: February 1, 2021 • 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    You must attend Part 1 and Part 2.

    Free for newcomers and immigrants to Canada.

    Registration required. To register, go to or call 204-927-9944.

    A Zoom link will be sent two days before the workshop to everyone who has registered.

  • 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.

  • 2019-2020 Annual Report

    Posted September 16th 2020

    SEED’s 2019-2020 Annual Report is now available. The report highlights the work of SEED and its partners over the past year, and shares the impacts and stories that have resulted from that work.