Memengoo 

“Memengoo is the Anishinaabe word for butterfly. Butterfly survives a metamorphosis through cycles of nurturance and protection, supporting their ability to develop skills and strength, resulting in the ability to spread their wings and fly. This program is designed to support youth as they transition into adulthood, nurturing their special gifts and talents while supporting them to learn life skills.”

  • The Reunification Team provide placement services for families working toward reunification and independence from the child welfare system. The goal of this program is to support families as they make important decisions for healing and wellness.
  • The Community Specialized Homes team provide placement services for children residing on-reserve. The goal of this program is to promote family and community connectedness, positive self-identity, and retention of culture.
  • The Wellness Team includes SAI employees in various roles whose work includes initiatives, resources, and projects at supporting wholistic wellness for children, families, caregivers, and staff. The SAI Wellness Program goals and objectives is to support the overall health and wellbeing of children, youth, families, caregivers, and communities that SAI serves.
  • The Therapeutic Foster Care Team provides placement services for children and young people for whom good homes are hard to find. The goal of this program is to provide opportunities for healing and support young people in their path toward independence.
  • The Memengoo Program provides support to Indigenous youth 18-25yrs of age in and from CFS care.
Reunification Homes On-reserve and Off-reserve Placement Service for children, youth and parents. • Honour parent-child relationship through providing safer opportunities to reside together with support. • Provide case management services utilizing the Signs of Safety for the purpose of promoting case plan progress • Aid families in recognizing and building their personal support networks through community and family resources • Prepare families for long-term independence from the child welfare system

Contact Information

Main Office 1386 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB R2W 3V1 1-204-949-9407

Sub-office 650 Dufferin Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 2Z2 1-844-870-0099