Housing Resource Centre
for Newcomers to Canada

Who are our Clients?

The focus of New Journey Housing is on newcomers, regardless of their immigration status or arrival date in Canada. We also serve as a resource centre for those who sponsor, support and house newcomers.

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Are You a Newcomer?

New Journey Housing defines "newcomer" as anyone who has recently moved to Canada. If you see yourself as a newcomer, you are welcome to utilize our resources and training as sources of support as you search for a home.

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Planning to Move to Winnipeg?

It is better to find a place to live once you have actually arrived here in Winnipeg. However, it is good to have as much information as possible, even before you arrive!

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New Journey Housing will be CLOSED April 18th and 21st

The office will be closed for the long weekend on Friday April 18th and Monday April 21st. We will re-open on Tuesday April 22nd at 9:30am.


New Journey Housing will be in the 7 Oaks neighbourhood!

We are excited to start a new program in 7 Oaks neighbourhood! 7 Oaks is a large neighbourhood in the North West side of Winnipeg. Located at 950 Jefferson Ave in the Adult Education Centre there will be a housing advisor from New Journey Housing that will be there the first Friday of April, May and June from 1pm-3pm. The housing advisor will be there for drop in visits and to answer any questions newcomers have about housing. The advisor is an expert in rental information as well as homeownership options. If newcomers have questions about the renting process, how to apply to subsidized/government housing, how to begin searching for a home to buy, how to get a mortgage, etc. the housing advisor is there to help.

No appointment necessary! Just drop in!

Dates:

April 11th 1:00pm - 3:00pm

May 2nd 1:00pm - 3:00pm

June 6th 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: 950 Jefferson Ave.


New Videos on how to Prepare an Apartment for Bed Bug Treatment

There are great new video resources available about how to prepare an apartment or a house for bed bug treatment. They show exactly what you have to do and are available in 12 different languages. Just go to www.northpointproductions.ca and go to DOWNLOADS, then select the video you want to see and the language you prefer.


Great Video About Why Housing Matters

Here is a great video by ReThink about why public housing matters and how it's made a difference in many lives. Watch it HERE


Loss of Subsidized Housing

"The ongoing expiry of social housing operating agreements is  becoming a more prominent issue across Canada. As these agreements  expire, many housing providers are finding that they cannot afford to  provide the same levels of affordable or rent-geared-to-income (RGI)  housing without the subsidies. This is a crisis for the many households  who cannot afford market rents and rely on subsidized housing." read more about the loss of subsidized housing at Fast Facts by Sarah Cooper at CCPA


Workshops

Homeownership Workshop
Wed, Apr 23rd, 2014
Rental Workshop in Tigrinya
Wed, Apr 23rd, 2014
Rental Workshop
Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Rental Workshop
Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Homeownership Workshop
Wed, Apr 30th, 2014
Homeownership Workshop
Thu, May 1st, 2014
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