The province will construct a sixth ACCESS centre in Winnipeg to provide medical care and social services to those residents living in the city’s southwest.
ACCESS Fort Garry will offer public and mental health services, as well as employment and income assistance.
“Bringing together health and social services is critically important to improving access to primary care and ensuring care is built around the needs of people living in Winnipeg’s Fort Garry community area,” said Health Minister Erin Selby.
Other programs will include services children’s disability, community living disability, to home-care, audiology, speech and language services.
ACCESS Fort Garry will be located behind the Pembina Crossing Mall on Pembina Highway near Bishop Grandin Boulevard.