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  • Call for Volunteers for BubbleRun 5K Winnipeg

  • June 19, 2017
  • BubbleRun 5K Winnipeg   Sunday, June 25th 6:30am – 11:30am Assiniboia Downs  Volunteers will assist with traffic flow, operating bubble bogs on the course, registration, merchandise sales, and handing out high fives. Volunteers will be provided a volunteer event shirt and bottled water. The St.Amant Foundation will receive a donation for each volunteer that helps out. If you’re interested in […]


  • Focus group on supports for individuals with an intellectual disability facing dementia

  • June 16, 2017
  • Manitobans with an intellectual disability are growing older and are facing dementia but experience exclusion from supports and services available to the general population. Your input and direction is required on a draft provincial Framework for Quality Community Supports for People Living with an Intellectual Disability and Dementia. The Framework will guide efforts to address this growing need. The existing […]


  • After-Hours Meal Options at 440 River Road

  • June 9, 2017
  • With new St.Amant Café hours set to start on Monday, June 12, after-hours meal options have been developed along with a new procedure for catering orders. Please let your staff and family members know about the after-hours options available. The St.Amant Café’s new hours are 7:45 am – 2:30 pm, Monday – Sunday. Meal options after 2:30 pm Individuals can order meal items for take-out from the St.Amant Café […]


  • Red River College Offers Prep Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • June 7, 2017
  • If you are a student attending Red River College and identify as a person with autism, they invite you to participate in the START STRONG! program to prepare you for your college experience. The program consists of six sessions, running from August to October, delivered in a group setting. A variety of topics relating to succeeding in a post-secondary environment […]


  • Vote on Canadian Autism Partnership happens today

  • May 30, 2017
  •  Yesterday that the Liberal government announced it is planning to oppose the Canadian Autism Partnership motion this afternoon at 2 p.m. CT, with Liberal backbenchers allowed a free vote. With a few hours until that vote, it is incredibly important that as many Canadians as possible take these simple actions ASAP: 1.       Please share this FB post calling on Canadians […]


  • St.Amant Café Changes

  • May 19, 2017
  • Marek’s contract officially ends June 11 and St.Amant Nutrition Services will again be operated completely by St.Amant staff and management, including catering. Since announcing the termination of Marek’s contract, we have completed a review of the Café operations in our continued efforts to reduce expenses and ensure that St.Amant is operating as efficiently as possible. As a government funded agency, […]


  • FM Café Summer Schedule

  • May 18, 2017
  • June 2, 2017 Jenina Bondoc – “Far From Perfect” from 5:30pm – 6:45pm Ingrid D. Johnson & The Funky Fresh Crew from 6:45pm – 8:00pm June 16, 2017 Lois Gillespie from 5:30pm – 8:00pm July 21, 2017 Ingrid D. Johnson & The Funky Fresh Crew form 6:45pm – 8:00pm August 18, 2017 Two Hip from 5:30pm – 8:00pm September 8, […]


  • Green Thumb Guru Volunteer Wanted

  • May 12, 2017
  • The Green Thumb “Guru” is designed to promote the spirit of the Mission and Philosophy of St.Amant and the goals and objectives of St.Amant’s community based services by assisting the person supported to participate more fully in garden activities to maximize each person’s well-being, quality of life and achieve their desired personal outcomes. Those in the Community Residential Programs live […]


  • St.Amant Families invited to Mindful Practice Training workshop

  • Mindful Practice Training for Direct Care Providers Monday, June 12 7:00pm to 9:30pm 4th floor classroom at 440 River Road. This 2.5 hr workshop will be facilitated by Andrew Terhoch, a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), who has been providing services to individuals supported by St.Amant for a number of years now. St.Amant partnered with Andrew to develop and deliver this […]


  • Seminar on Disability Savings Plans: Financial security for persons with disabilities

  • Seminar on Disability Savings Plans: Financial security for persons with disabilities Thursday, June 22 6:30pm to 8pm  4th floor classroom at 440 River Road This workshop is being facilitated by Desjardin Financial. Disabilities present a distinct set of financial challenges. Find out how the Registered Disability Savings Plan helps build long-term financial security for persons with disabilities through assisted savings […]