NOTE: We will be closed between 11 am & 5 pm on Wednesday, May 29th for all-staff meeting. We will open for scheduled evening appointments at 5 pm.
Please note: Some people have severe reactions to scented products. Thank you for not wearing perfume and reducing other scents while at the clinic.
Please note: Our medical staff are not able to see new clients for ongoing primary care at this time. Please see the following information to help you find a doctor for primary care.
To find a doctor in Winnipeg:
The Manitoba College of Family Physicians and Manitoba Health offer a service called The Family Doctor Connection. They have an up-to-date list of family doctors in Winnipeg who are accepting new clients. To find a doctor in your area, please call: 204-786-7111 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
For more information and answers to your health care questions:
Health Links is a 24-hour, 7-days a week telephone information service. Staffed by registered nurses with the knowledge to provide answers over the phone to health care questions and guide you to the care you need. Call anytime 204-788-8200 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-888-315-9257 (rural callers).
For more information on any of the following medical services offered by Women’s Health Clinic, please call our reception staff at 204-947-1517 (Winnipeg) or toll-free 1-866-947-1517 (rural callers).
Please note: We are not a walk-in clinic. We do offer a drop-in Teen Clinic for young women and men ages 13-19 on Thursdays (except holidays) from 3-8 pm. No appointment needed.
Our doctors and nurse practitioners are available by appointment to see individual women for consultations on specific women's health issues:
Please note: Seeing our medical staff for a consult does not mean you will become a Women’s Health Clinic client or receive ongoing care from us.
Trained volunteer counsellors provide pro-choice, non-judgmental, compassionate support, information and referrals to clients on birth control and unplanned pregnancy options (abortion, adoption & parenting). Counsellors are also able to discuss issues related to sexuality and relationships, preventing sexually transmitted infections and HIV, and safer sex practices.
Please see Midwifery Services on our Birthing & Mothering page or call Central Intake for Midwifery Services at 204-947-2422, ext. 307.
Counsellors at WHC work from a feminist-based counselling model. Our non-judgmental approach recognizes that women’s feelings and problems are not signs of weakness or sickness, but are normal responses for women trying to cope with difficult and complicated lives.
Our counsellors will work with you to help you develop a sense of your own power and ability to manage your life in healthy ways by becoming aware of your emotions, strengths, needs and supports.
You will be seeing a qualified, experienced counsellor who is here to help you discover and understand the nature of your problems and to help you find new ways of dealing with your issues.
Some issues you may want to talk about include:
You do not need a referral from a doctor to use our counselling services. Some counselling programs require an intake appointment. For more infomration, please call our counselling intake line: 204-947-2422, ext. 204.
Please note: There may be a waiting list for some counselling services.
Please see the following list of our counselling services to decide which one is right for you.
Free individual counselling by appointment for young women ages 13-19
Our dietitians work from a non-dieting approach with a focus on health and overall wellbeing. We will work with you in a non-judgmental way to meet your unique needs, based on your nutrition and health concerns.
WHC dietitians are available by appointment to provide:
Free nutrition counselling to individual women for:
WHC dietitians are also available to provide:
This is a list of other counselling services in Winnipeg that are free or have a sliding fee scale. If you are employed, your workplace may have an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) you can access at no cost. If you are a student, please check with Student Services at your University or College to find out more about the supports available to you.
If you are in crisis, please call the Klinic Crisis Line: 204-786-8686
If you are not in crisis but are looking for professional counselling services, the following agencies provide low cost or free counselling:
Aurora Counselling Centre: 204-786-9251
Aulneau Renewal Centre: 204-987-7090
Family Centre: 204-947-1401
Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre: 204-477-1123
Jewish Child and Family Counselling Services: 204-477-7430 (open to all faiths and cultural groups)
Klinic Community Health Centre: 204-784-4059
Ma Mawi wi Chi Itata Centre (Aboriginal): 204-925-0300
Mount Carmel Clinic: 204-589-9419
North End Women’s Centre: 204-589-7374
Pluri-elles (French Language): 204-233-1735
Free, confidential walk-in medical services (by female staff) for young women and men from 13 to 19 years old who have concerns about:
When: Every Thursday (except holidays) between 3-8 pm. No appointment needed.
Note: We see Teen Clinic clients on a first-come, first served basis.
Please call ahead to be sure hours are up to date.
Teen Clinics in Winnipeg Winter 2012-13 (PDF 151 KB)
Teen Clinics in Manitoba Winter 2012-13 (PDF 203 KB)
We also offer Teen Clinic services to students at Vincent Massey Collegiate in Winnipeg. Female and male students can see our staff for free and confidential care about:
There are two ways to book an appointment:
We offer free i& confidential individual counselling by appointment for young women ages 13-19. For more ifnormation, please call us 204-947-1517 for drop in to our Teen Clinic any Thursday (except holidays) between 3-8 pm.
Please click on the links below for more information on support groups offered by some of the different programs at Women’s Health Clinic. Some groups are held at 419 Graham Ave. Other groups are held at various locations in Winnipeg.
Please see our Birthing & Mothering page.