COVID 19 Updates

Wolseley Family Place is now open for in-person programs and services.

Arrival: The doors at Furby remain locked. You can call ahead (204-560-3141) or email to set up an appointment for at-the-door service. Please bring a mask if you have one. We can provide one if you don’t.

Playroom: Open with limited numbers and shorter sessions to allow sanitizing between sessions. Also available for respite childcare and Access visits. Children will be placed in a cohort of under 30 children, in accordance with public health guidelines, and each cohort will be assigned certain sessions each week – call 204-560-3148 for more details!

Food Bank and distribution of other supplies still takes place outside at the Furby doors.

Drop-in is closed with at the door service to make copies or send a fax. The clothing depot is available for emergencies (e.g. need a winter coat)– please contact us ahead of time, tell us what you need, and we can pick it out for you if we have it. Pick up will be outside at the doors.

Music Circle and Wiggle, Giggle and Munch are now online. Check our calendar for link to ZOOM. 

New Realities workshops and Parenting Classes are running online, please call for details.

Food Connections staff are back at work, preparing food for our programs and helping out in other areas of the centre. Volunteers are starting to come back as well.

You can schedule individual appointments for personal development work, referrals or advocacy, parenting support, or counselling – either over the phone or online. Call or email to set up an appointment to chat with Mélissa.

We are still happy to support you over the phone (204-560-3141), by email ( or through Facebook (Wolseley Family Place).

Here are the highlights of what we’re doing to keep everyone safer and healthier:

  • Offering remote support.
  • Mandatory symptoms screening for everyone who comes into the building (including staff, participants, children)
  • Masks are required in all group settings
  • Limited numbers of people in the centre, and in each room, at a time
  • Increased sanitizing of surfaces
  • Regular hand washing and cough etiquette – hand sanitizer stations and signage installed
  • Staff training in Prevention of Disease Transmission
  • Masks and gloves available for anyone who needs them
  • Maintaining 2 metre physical distance between adults as much as possible
  • Playroom setup changed to reduce number of shared or hard-to-sanitize items, and handwashing sink installed
  • Asking for contact information from everyone who comes to the centre to help facilitate contact tracing if necessary
  • Consulting with public health professionals to ensure that our practices remain up to date with recommendations