COVID-19 Response

Daily updates from the Main Street Project team.

From The Front Lines

Hear stories from our team on the front line at Maint Street Project.

Welcome to Main Street Project

Serving the needs of Winnipeg’s most vulnerable residents since 1972, Main Street Project offers programming and services to help our community members build stability. Working under a housing first philosophy, we work with each individual to support positive changes and transition them towards stable, permanent housing.

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Meals Served Annually

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Latest Community News

From The Front Lines: Elysha

What is your name and position at Main Street Project? My name is Elysha. I'm a Project Breakaway Case Worker. How have things changed in your role since COVID-19? Our role consists of assisting community members in navigating different systems and connecting with...

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From The Front Lines: Sheena

What is your name and position at MSP My name is Sheena. I’ve been at Main Street Project since 2015 and work mostly in Shelter and Protective Care. How have things changed in your role since COVID-19? Changing how I interact with everyone – maintaining physical...

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From The Front Lines: Kelly

What is your name and position at Main Street Project? My name is Kelly and I have worked at Main Street Project since 2014. I have always been a support worker in all departments throughout Main Street Project.  How have things changed in your role since COVID-19? I...

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Updates to MSP’s Emergency Shelter and Drop-in Services

Due to COVID-19, there have been many changes to Main Street Project's Emergency Shelter services over the past month. As of May 2, Main Street Project has moved all of its emergency and drop in shelter services from 75 Martha Street to 190 Disraeli Freeway. This new...

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From The Front Lines: Naomi

What is your name and position at Main Street Project? My name is Naomi and I am a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN). I assist with case management, substance withdrawal management and harm reduction with the MSP community. How have things changed in your role since...

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From The Front Lines: Jacob

What is your name and position at Main Street Project? Jacob Kaufman, Peer Advocate. How have things changed in your role since COVID-19. I worry a lot more about the amazing community that I work for. Because the malls and libraries have closed, they are now more...

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From The Front Lines: Makayla

1. What is your name and position at MSP? Makayla, support worker in the shelter. 2. How have things changed in your role since COVID-19? I go home every day exhausted physically/mentally! I'm helping an increased amount of people, because resources are closed. Plus...

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Main Street Project is seeking talented new board members!

In June of this year, Main Street Project will be electing several new board members to our Board of Directors. Main Street Project is seeking individuals with previous board experience, diverse life experiences and an appreciation of not-for-profit governance...

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