Disclaimer: Manitoba’s Disabilities Issues Office does not endorse the services, advice, opinions or recommendations of organizations outside of government.  The following are among a growing list of Manitoba organizations that provide services to support accessibility.

American Sign Language Interpreter Services, Computerized Note-taking Specialists / Interveners

Equality Communications Centre of Excellence (ECCOE)
200 – One Forks Market Road Winnipeg MB R3C 4L8
Contact Person: Candy Badger
Phone: 204–926–3271
Email: candy@eccoe.com

Braille Embossing Services

Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN)
320 Sherbrook Street, Main Floor, South Tower,
Winnipeg, MB
Phone: 204-975-9340 or 204-975-9341
Toll-Free: 1-888-851-VIRN (8476)
Email: info@virn.ca
Website: www.virn.ca
Twitter: @virnca

Shep Shell, Braille Consultant
Dynamic Dots
744 Lindsey Street Winnipeg MB R3N 1H7
Email: dynamic.dots@shaw.ca
Phone: 204–488–7048
Cell: 204–792–1800
Fax: 204–489–8900

Personal Care Attendant Bookings

Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC)
Portage Place Mall Suite 311A – 393 Portage Avenue Winnipeg MB R3B 3H6
Phone: 204–947–0194
Email: thecentre@ilrc.mb.ca
Website: www.ilrc.mb.ca

Real Time Captioning Services

Word for Word Company
Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART), Verbatim Transcription, and
Computerized Note-takers
Contact person: Jesse William, Director
E-mail: contact@wordforword.ca
Phone: (204) 791-1806
Winnipeg MB R3L 2T9

Available to provide service within 24 hours upon request. All services are available in both on-site and remote formats.

Universal Design Consultation

Design For All, Design Consultant
P. O. Box 68, Norwood Grove Winnipeg MB R2H 3B8
Phone: 204–794–8211
Fax: 204–237–3730
Email: design4all@shaw.ca
Website: www.universaldesignforall.ca

For contact information of Manitoba organizations that provide accessibility consulting and disability awareness training, please visit www.mb.211.ca

Step 1.  Click on the People with Disabilities quick link.
Step 2.  An invitation to filter your results will appear.  Click on the “Disability Awareness” sub-link.
Step 3.  A list of Manitoba’s accessibility services and awareness training will appear.

If you require assistance, please email Philip Wolfart at Philip.Wolfart@volunteermanitoba.ca