MANSO (Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations) is a non-profit organization that emerges from joining two organizations, MIRSSA (Manitoba Immigrant and Refugee Settlement Sector Association), and MEALO (Manitoba English as an Additional Language Organizations.
MANSO provides support to newcomers (immigrants and refugees) sheltering the settlement service providers in Manitoba. These services target core settlement services (that include information and orientation services), housing, health and mental health, care for newcomer children and youth, language training, employment services, connections to the community, and referral to other services.
The organizations under the umbrella of MANSO are:
A & O: Age and Opportunity
Asessippi Parkland Settlement Services Inc.
Assiniboine Community College
Association of Parents & Professionals for Literacy Education (A.P.P.L.E.)
Aurora Family and Therapy Centre
Canadian Culture & Communication for Nurses (Manitoba Nurses Union)
Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute Inc. (CMWI)
CHAI Immigrant Centre Inc.
Community Futures North Central Development
Eastman Immigrant Services (EIS)
Economic Development Council for Bilingual Municipalities of Manitoba (CDEM)
EDGE Skills Centre
Elmwood Community Resource Centre (ECRC)
English Online Inc.
Enhanced English Skills for Employment (EESE)
Hospitality House Refugee Ministry (HHRM)
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM)
Immigrant Centre (IC)
Jewish Child and Family Service
Louis Riel School Division
Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
Manitoba Interfaith Immigrant Council Inc. – Welcome Place
Manitoba School Improvement Program – The Peaceful Village Program
MFL Occupational Health Centre Inc.
Mosaic Newcomer Family Resource Network (MOSAIC)
Mount Carmel Clinic
Neepawa and Area Immigrant Settlement Services (NAISS)
Neighbourhood Empowerment & Resource Centre Inc.
New Journey Housing (NJH)
Newcomers Employment & Education Development Services (N.E.E.D.S.) Inc.
NorWest Coop Community Health – NISP
Parkland Regional Settlement Services
Pluri-Elles (Manitoba) Inc.
Portage Learning and Literacy Centre – Newcomers’ Welcome Centre
Red River College (Diversity & Intercultural Services and Language Training Centre)
River East Transcona Immigrant Services
Roblin-Cartwright Community Development Corporation:
Cartwright Killarney Boissevain Settlement Services
SEED Winnipeg Inc.
Seven Oaks Immigrant Services
Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
South Eastman English and Literacy Services (SEELS)
Success Skills Centre
Swan Valley Settlement and Immigrant Services Inc.
The Salvation Army – Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre
English Language Program (ELP) at the University of Winnipeg
Turtle Mountain EAL Services
UFCW Training Centre
University of Saint-Boniface
University of Manitoba Adult ESL Program for Newcomers
Virden and District Settlement Services
West Central Women’s Resource Centre – NISWs Services
Westman Immigrant Services
William Whyte Residents Association (NISP)
Winnipeg Adult EAL Program
Winnipeg English Language Assessment & Referral Centre (WELARC)
YMCA – YWCA of Winnipeg