• At the Winnipegosis & District Health Centre we deliver holistic health care with reverence, compassion and commitment in the spirit of our founders the Sisters of St. Benedict. We are inspired by their charisma and mission, which helps us foster physical, emotional and spiritual well being for individuals and patients in our care every day.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    14 hospital beds / 20 bed personal care home

    Staff
    60

    Volunteers
    20

    Founded by
    Sisters of the Order of St. Benedict (1966)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $3,411,351

    Chief Executive Officer
    Michelle Quennelle

    Board Chair
    Larry Wright

    Learn more
    wgh@prha.mb.ca
    204.656.4881

  • The Grey Nuns of Manitoba founded Ste. Rose General Hospital in 1939. Today, it is a 26 bed fully accredited rural teaching and acute care health centre. The hospital provides in-patient care in four specific areas: General Medicine, Pediatrics, Detox and Palliative Care. Services are provided under contract with the Parkland Regional Health Authority.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    8,000 people living in the East Parkland area

    Staff
    74

    Volunteers
    20

    Founded by
    The Grey Nuns (1939)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $4.18 million

    Chief Executive Officer
    Michelle Quennelle

    Board Chair
    Jennifer Christensen

    Foundation
    Prévost Foundation

    Learn more
    A Sweetman
    204-447-2131

  • St. Joseph’s Residence is a non-profit, long-term care facility located in the north end of Winnipeg. Our mission is to show forth God’s love in an environment of respect, reverence and hospitality in the spirit of St. Benedict by fostering compassionate care to the elderly.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    100 residents and their families

    Staff
    154

    Volunteers
    45

    Founded by
    Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto (1918) Incorporated under the Sisters of St. Benedict (1987)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $6,666,144

    A/Chief Executive Officer
    Charles Gagne

    Board Chair
    Ardelle Martin

    Foundation
    Friends of St. Joseph’s Residence

    Learn more
    www.sjri.ca

  • St-Boniface Hospital is a Catholic teaching facility founded by the Sisters of Charity of Montreal “Grey Nuns”. Established in 1871 as the first hospital in Western Canada, we continue to be pioneers in health care. Our tradition of caring and reputation for leadership flow from the Grey Nuns’ belief in taking action to care for those who come to us in need. To do so, we manage our resources efficiently and responsibly. Our strength lies in creating an environment that respects and welcomes a diversity of faith and cultures. We recognize our special responsibility to the Francophone community.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    506 beds / 25,359 admissions / outpatient visits 223,859

    Staff
    3800

    Volunteers
    400

    Founded by
    Sisters of Charity of Montreal “Grey Nuns” (1871)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $327,669,129

    Acting President & CEO
    Dr. Bruce Roe

    Board Chair
    Murray Kilfoyle

    Foundation
    St. Boniface Hospital Foundation

    Learn more
    www.saintboniface.ca

  • St.Amant is a comprehensive resource for Manitobans with developmental disabilities and autism. We are a not-for-profit organization that offers a wide range of programs and services to support individuals and their families. St.Amant programs include a large residence for complex care, more than 50 community sites and homes, the St.Amant Research Centre, the St.Amant School and River Road Child Care, a community child-care centre. We offer effective programs for children with autism and also for families who care for an individual with a developmental disability at home

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    1400 families

    Staff
    1500

    Volunteers
    323

    Founded by
    Sisters of Charity of Montreal “Grey Nuns” (1988)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $59,795,193

    President & CEO
    John Leggat

    Board Chair
    Brian Denysuik

    Foundation
    St.Amant Foundation

    Learn more
    www.stamant.mb.ca

  • Sara Riel offers timely access to services for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Its Community Rehabilitation Program provides integrated affordable housing, life skills development and access to medical, social and spiritual supports. Its Workforce Placement Program supports adults who experience mental health concerns with their goal of re-entering the workforce and/or sustaining competitive employment. As administrators of the provincial Portable Housing Benefit, Sara Riel also offers housing opportunities for individuals on Employment Income Assistance who have a mental health disability and who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    223

    Staff
    25

    Volunteers
    0

    Founded by
    The Sisters of Charity of Montreal “Grey Nuns” (1977)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $1,637,667

    Executive Director
    Diane Lau

    Board Chair
    Paul Vandal

    Foundation
    Sara Riel Foundation

    Learn more
    www.sararielinc.com

  • Despins Charities operates Résidence Despins and Villa Aulneau, seniors’ residences in St. Boniface. We create warm, welcoming homes that ensure the physical, social, mental and spiritual well-being of our residents. We offer a range of independent living and supportive housing for seniors and are part of a long tradition of hope and compassion inspired by the spirit of Saint Marguerite d’Youville and the Grey Nuns as well as a long tradition of service by the Missionary Oblates Sisters. Our services respect the dignity of each individual and are attentive to the cultural and linguistic needs of the residents.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    Résidence Despins: 130
    Villa Aulneau: 157

    Staff
    90
    Volunteers
    10
    Founded by
    CHCM (Residence Despins 2005 & Villa Aulneau 2011)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $7,421,610

    Chief Executive Officer
    Aurèle Foidart 

    Board Chair
    Léo Charrière

    Learn more
    www.resdespins.ca
    www.villaaulneau.ca

  • Centre Flavie-Laurent distributes at no cost, furniture, household items and clothing to people in need. We sort, store and distribute the goods and the clothing received from donors to help the impoverished in St. Boniface and Winnipeg. The strength and mission of the Centre’s work is shown by the service provided to the needy and the concern for the needs and the fate of the poor. Its credibility is rooted in its rich heritage and its founders – the Grey Nuns.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    14,432 families

    Staff
    6

    Volunteers
    50

    Founded by
    CHCM (2005)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $305,610

    Chief Executive Officer
    Gilbert Vielfaure

    Board Chair
    Réjean Laroche

    Learn more
    www.cflc.info

  • The mandate of Centre de santé Saint-Boniface is to provide primary health services in both official languages through an interdisciplinary team of bilingual professionals. We also promote the training of bilingual professionals. Centre de santé provides primary health care services to all residents of Saint-Boniface and the French-speaking population of Winnipeg. We offer a variety of services in various clinical and community settings.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    Centre de santé provides primary health care services to all residents of Saint-Boniface and the French-speaking population of Winnipeg. We offer a variety of services in various clinical and community settings.

    Staff
    30

    Volunteers
    Centre de santé collaborates with various community partners to facilitate the engagement of volunteers for various services and programs.

    Founded by
    Société franco-manitobaine, Saint-Boniface University and CHCM (1999)  

    Annual Operating Budget
    $2,984,774

    Chief Executive Officer
    Susan Stratford

    Board Chair
    René Fontaine

    Learn more
    www.centredesante.mb.ca

  • According to the educational charism of the Missionary Oblate Sisters, the mission of the Aulneau Renewal Centre is to provide resources for children, youth, adults and families to build relationships and be renewed. The Centre’s services are inspired by a Christ-like vision of people living in harmony with self, others, God and Creation. Services are provided in both French and English and are universally accessible. Fees are assessed based on family income.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    713 families
    332 trainees

    Staff
    22

    Volunteers
    10

    Founded by
    Missionary Oblate Sisters (1979)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $999,300.00

    Interim Executive Officer
    Rudy Ambtman

    Board Chair
    Richard Fréchette

    Learn more
    www.aulneau.com

  • Actionmarguerite is a community-based, non-profit corporation dedicated to serving the elderly and persons with complex care needs in the Winnipeg area. By combining the strengths of Taché Center and Foyer Valade under one name and a new structure, Actionmarguerite provides a number of programs and services; namely:

    • Personal care
    • Care for adults with complex and chronic needs
    • Specialized care for persons suffering from dementia and related behaviours
    • Spiritual care and recreation services
    • Day Centre
    • Supportive housing

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    1,000

    Staff
    700

    Volunteers
    200  

    Founded by
    The Sisters of Charity of Montreal “Grey Nuns” (1968)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $35,000,000

    Chief Executive Officer
    Charles Gagné

    Board Chair
    Louis Druwé

    Learn more
    www.actionmarguerite.ca

  • Abri Marguerite is a not-for-profit organization that offers housing options to assist in welcoming new francophone Canadians to Manitoba as well as other people in need. Abri Marguerite works collaboratively and in partnership with other organizations to ensure that welcoming services and other related services are available to help our clients in their journey to well being.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    152

    Staff
    Services are provided by Accueil francophone

    Volunteers
    10

    Founded by
    CHCM

    Annual Operating Budget
    $48,000

    Chief Executive Officer
    Services are provided by Accueil francophone

    Board Chair
    Jacob Atangana-Abe

    Learn more
    204.258.1053

  • Marymound provides care for children, youth and families who need support as they face the challenges of growing, learning and parenting. Through culturally diverse care in safe living environments, individual relationships, academic preparation, therapeutic intervention and advocacy, Marymound supports Manitoba children and their families to reach their fullest potential and independence.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    3,000

    Staff
    250

    Volunteers
    26

    Founded by
    The Sisters of the Good Shepherd (1911)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $16,544,431

    Chief Executive Officer
    Jay Rodgers

    Board Chair
    Laura Goossen

    Learn more
    www.marymound.com

  • Youville Centre is a not-for-profit organization established by the Grey Nuns in 1984. Youville offers a wide range of services focusing on health living from health care and wellness education to counseling and support. We work to meet the needs of the community, offering individuals and families the tools they need to make informed choices about their health. We are dedicated to working with, and for the community. Services at Youville Centre are offered in both official languages.

    2011 Statistics

    People served
    24,722

    Staff
    37

    Volunteers
    171

    Founded by
    Sisters of Charity of Montreal “Grey Nuns” (1984)

    Annual Operating Budget
    $3,104,010

    Executive Director
    Patrick Griffith

    Board Chair
    Carmelle Mulaire

    Learn more
    www.youville.ca

  • Compassion Project: Registration for spring programming is now open!

    22/03/2016

    Discover programs that improve your ability to cope with stress and enhance your sense of compassion. The Compassion Project offerings are an invitation to find peace of mind and a feeling of well-being. For more information on this initiative of the Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba, read the Spring Program Guide, call Micheline at 204-258-1052 or Dawn at 204-235-3700.

  • Two public lectures on a “radical and compassionate alternative to modern healthcare”

    08/03/2016

    Dr. Victoria Sweet, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and author of “God’s Hotel: A Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine” will give two public lectures one at 12 noon and the other at 7:00 p.m. on April 18, 2016 at Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium at St. Boniface Hospital’s Albrechtsen Research Centre.

    Dr. Sweet will talk about the inefficiency of efficiency, “slow medicine” and how her study of St. Hildegard of Bingen changed how she practices medicine. Free admission / no registration required. Information: Suzanne 204-258-1053. Click here to see the poster.

  • ALIVE INSIDE: An uplifting film on the healing power of music

    12/01/2016

    Explore music’s ability to combat memory loss and uncover the deepest parts of ourselves. Join us for a documentary screening in honour of the World Day of the Sick.

    • Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ noon
    • Samuel N. Cohen auditorium, Albrechtsen Research Centre,
    • St. Boniface Hospital, 351 Taché. Free admission, no registration required.
    • Information: call Suzanne Dupuis at 204-258-1053
    • Click on the poster here.

    An initiative of the Compassion Project.

     

     

  • Compassion Project Winter 2016 Learning Series – Registration now open

    13/07/2015

    Are you looking to improve your ability to cope with stress? Are you searching for ways to enhance your sense of compassion? The Compassion Project programs are an invitation to find peace of mind and a feeling of well-being. To learn more, read the Winter Program Guide, call Micheline at 204-258-1052 or Dawn at 204-235-3700, visit CHCM’s calendar.

  • 13/1/2016 - Continuing the Journey: Alumni support gatherings
  • 10/2/2016 - Continuing the Journey: Alumni support gatherings
  • 9/3/2016 - Continuing the Journey: Alumni support gatherings
  • 13/4/2016 - Continuing the Journey: Alumni support gatherings
  • 11/5/2016 - Continuing the Journey: Alumni support gatherings
  • 28/5/2016 - Mindful Self Compassion Teacher Training
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Projet Compassion Project

CHCM’s Compassion Project supports people in their journey toward a deeper sense of purpose. Learn more about our Spring 2016 Programming.

Watch a video excerpt of our documentary This Film is About Compassion.>>

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The Grey Nuns

In 1844 the first four Grey Nuns arrived in St. Boniface, Manitoba and started treating sick people. Three years later they opened their first hospital ward in a room of their convent and by 1871 opened a four-bed hospital, the humble beginnings of St. Boniface General Hospital. 

Learn more about the history of the Grey Nuns.>>

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CHCM’s Mission Today

There is still a need to help others in today’s world. The religious orders have left CHCM with a mission to continue to listen, be present and meet the unmet needs of the community.

Learn about the powerful legacy CHCM has inherited in this short video.>>

Slow medicine: two public lectures with Dr. Victoria Sweet

April 18, discover Slow medicine and the inefficiency of efficiency with Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of “God’s Hotel: A Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine”.

Free admission / no registration required. Information: Suzanne 204-258-1053 or click on poster.

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