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. For more information about our general counselling services, please call our Counselling and Information Intake line: 204-947-2422, ext. 204.
For more information on nutrition counselling, please call 204-947-1517.
Please note: There may be a waiting list for some counselling services.
Please see the list below to decide which of our counselling services is right for you.
Free individual counselling by appointment for young women ages 13-19
Note: Due to high demand, we regret that we have to close our wait list for free counselling until further notice. Please scroll to IMPORTANT NOTES to find a list of free or sliding scale counselling services in Winnipeg.
Our dietitians work from a non-dieting and health at every size approach with a focus on health and overall wellbeing. They will work with you in a non-judgmental way to meet your unique needs and nutrition and health concerns.
WHC dietitians provide free individual nutrition counselling for women aged 13+ for:
For more information on support for eating disorders, please click here.
WHC dietitians also provide presentations from a non-dieting/health at every size approach to community groups and professional education to other health service providers.
For more information about nutrition counselling, please call 204-947-1517.
There are other counselling services in Winnipeg that are free or have a sliding fee scale (based on your income). Some workplaces have free Employee Assistance Programa (EAP). Students, please check with Student Services at your University or College to find out more about the supports they offer.
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 offer low cost or free counselling:
Aurora Counselling Centre: 204-786-9251 (sliding scale)
Aulneau Renewal Centre: 204-987-7090
Centre Renaissance Centre 204-256-6750 (bilingual, sliding scale)
Family Dynamics: 204-947-2128 (formerly called Family Centre)
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: 204-233-1735 (French)
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 & 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.