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  • New wheelchair glider at 440 River Road

  • September 26, 2018
  • There’s nothing like the feeling of wind on your face and the soothing sway of a swing. Thanks to the initiative of Ace Burpee and the generosity of Quintex Services and Superior Asphalt Paving, people who use a wheelchair will now be able to enjoy an inclusive glider at St.Amant. “We are super excited to see this all come together. […]


  • Let the Government Know You Support Living Wages for Direct Support Professionals

  • September 12, 2018
  • Abilities Manitoba, Family Advocacy Network, and Alliance of Direct Support Professionals of Manitoba are collecting signatures to send to the Provincial Government letting them know the number of Manitobans who support living wages for direct support professionals. Postcards can be picked up, filled out and dropped off at the St.Amant’s front desk at 440 River Road, no postage is necessary. A change.org […]


  • RSVP for Recreation Opportunities Expo

  • Your family is invited to join Children’s Rehab Centre for their Recreation Opportunities Expo! A variety of Manitoban agencies that provide recreation and sports opportunities to children and teens with special needs will be in attendance, to share their programs and opportunities with you. Information handouts, registration info, and demos will be available. Snacks will be provided. Please RSVP to […]


  • Training Opportunity Around Dementia

  • September 4, 2018
  • Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity for high quality, provincial training on the NTG (National Task Group) Dementia Capable Support of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia curriculum.  The training happens October 15-17th, 2018 at the Red River College Downtown Campus: Princess Street. The NTG Canadian Consortium has two Master Trainers (Leslie Udell and Dr. Nancy Jokinen) who will be offering a […]


  • Dr. Shooshtari awarded at IASSIDD for research paper

  • August 24, 2018
  • Congratulations to Dr. Shahin Shooshtari on receiving the highly commended award for her paper on “Aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Manitoba”. She received the award while at the 5th IASSIDD (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) European Congress in Athens, Greece this summer. The research paper found that of the 8,655 Manitoban adults with intellectual […]


  • St.Amant Foundation Announces 2018-19 Board of Directors

  • August 14, 2018
  • The St.Amant Foundation is delighted to announce its Board of Directors for 2018-19: Chair Ken Kustra - MNP Vice-Chair David Scott – retiree Mark Brubacher – Great-West Life Francine Deroche – Consultation Deroche Craig Murray - Craig S. Murray Law Corporation Laural Porth-Jones - National Research Council IRAP Prairies St.Amant Foundation would like to thank retiring board member Alice Sayant - QSM Consulting, for her time and effort in enhancing […]


  • St.Amant & St.Amant Foundation Announces 2018-19 Board of Directors

  • St.Amant is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for 2018-19: Chair Francine Deroche - Consultation Deroche Vice-Chair Ken Kustra - MNP Wayne Anderson - retiree Maria Arentsen - Université de Saint-Boniface Mark Brubacher - Great-West Life Brita Chell - G3 Canada Limited Bill Comstock - retiree Denise Koss - retiree Craig Murray - Craig S. Murray Law Corporation David Scott - retiree Karen Thomas - Selkirk Mental Health Centre Joni Wilson - Southern Chiefs’ Organization St.Amant […]


  • Indigenous Spiritual and Cultural Care Program Elder to visit St.Amant

  • August 1, 2018
  • Beginning in August, an elder from our region’s Indigenous Spiritual and Cultural Care Program will be visiting River Road Place at least once each month. The first scheduled visit is August 16 at 10:00 am. Each visit will provide people with an opportunity to gather for a healing smudge ceremony. If held indoors, it will be a dry smudge with […]


  • St.Amant Music Therapist Shares Top Prize in Ethics Competition

  • Congrats to Abigail Graff, St.Amant Music Therapist, on her big win this past week. Three University of Winnipeg students took the top prize in their category at an international competition. Abigail Graff, Jenna Dyck, and Michele Catalano won first prize at the third annual American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMT) Student Ethics Competition. The three students are in the Master […]