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  • Improving Access to Autism Services

  • June 18, 2018
  • St.Amant is pleased to announce that with support from the provincial government, we are making changes to decrease wait times for children to access the Early Learning Program and offer services to more pre-school and school-aged children. Eligibility to access the Early Learning Program remains the same and is outlined on our website. The key changes include: Beginning in September […]


  • Best of Luck to St.Amant Staff at Manitoba Marathon

  • June 15, 2018
  • The Manitoba Marathon has given tremendous support to St.Amant through grants of $2300-3000 to each individual who has moved and will move from River Road Place to the community! This money enhances the quality of life of the people we support in their new homes. Every year, St.Amant enters runners in the marathon as a thank you and to show […]


  • A Whopping $42,000 Raised at First Time Event to Support Autism Awareness in Manitoba

  • June 12, 2018
  • The Autism Awareness Ride raised $42,000 net at their first-ever motorcycle poker derby last Saturday. The event took roughly 160 participants from St.Amant’s head office on River Road to stops in Morris, Morden and Carman before returning to the final stop at Fort Garry Brewing Company for a BBQ, live entertainment and incredible raffle. “We wanted to give something back […]


  • #BrokenPromise Campaign – We need your voice and help!

  • June 5, 2018
  • The Accessibility for Manitobans Act was passed in 2013 with a promise that significant progress would be made by 2023. We are now five years into this ten-year time frame and are seeing very little progress, many missed deadlines and poor implementation. In addition, the resources of organizations such as Barrier-Free Manitoba to sustain constant advocacy and vigilance to keep […]



  • St.Amant supports Barrier-Free Manitoba’s Broken Promise Campaign

  • May 29, 2018
  • St.Amant fully supports Barrier-Free Manitoba’s campaign that helps ensure the Province keeps the Accessibility for Manitobans Act’s promise of making Manitoba accessible for all. Immediate action is required to get the AMA back on track. And changes are needed so that it does not fall off the tracks again. Please take just a few moments to support the campaign today by […]


  • $1.4 Million Living Unit Opening at St.Amant’s River Road Place

  • May 23, 2018
  •   There’s no place like home or the place you call home for awhile. St.Amant’s River Road Place was built nearly a century ago and with just a few small renovations, the living areas in the complex care facility are far from homey for the over 100 people who stay there at any given time. “We’re working toward making major […]


  • A Meaningful Legacy

  • April 27, 2018
  • Janet Franczyk is a committed and devoted mother, a successful retired business woman, a top fundraiser for the St.Amant Free the Spirit Festival and also a thoughtful planner.  As soon as you meet Janet, you know that she enjoys engaging and getting to know the people around her. She has many community connections and a very busy social life. Most […]


  • Watch St.Amant’s April 17th Town Hall on Facebook Live

  • April 17, 2018
  • The next Town Hall is on Tuesday, April 17 from 1:30pm to 3:15pm in the St.Amant Cafe. The Town Hall is a chance to ask questions to John Leggat, President & CEO, and hear about the progress of St.Amant’s strategic priorities. Once again John will interview key employees about recent successes. The Town Hall will be shared live on our Facebook page, […]


  • Unleash your creative spirit at Paint Nite in support of the St.Amant

  • April 12, 2018
  • Unleash your creative spirit for Mental Health Month! The Health & Wellness Committee has organized a Paint Nite in support of the St.Amant Foundation. Unwind with guided painting, laughing, and maybe a few beverages. Best of all, $15 of your ticket price will go back to support the St.Amant Foundation. When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm Where: Triple […]