Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc.


RaY’s Drop-In operates six days a week, and on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Drop-In is easily accessible for all youth and provides them with a safe, comfortable, supportive place to access all of RaY’s services, make appointments, receive one-on-one supports or simply enjoy a reprieve from the street.

A hot, nutritious meal is prepared and served by Kitchen Training Program participants at 1:00 p.m. each day.

  • Location: 125 Sherbrook St.
  • Monday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Monday and Wednesday: 5:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

**Hours of Operation are subject to change and are funding dependent**

Drop-In Provides
  • Low-barrier access to any youth under the age of 29
  • A hot, nutritious meal
  • Computer Access: Social media, email, résumés, web surfing, housing searches
  • Advocacy and systems navigation: EIA, Justice, Manitoba Housing, CFS
  • One-on-one supports
  • Access to Basic Needs: Clothing bank, shower, laundry, hygiene bank, pet food and supplies
  • Access to recreational activities and Life Skills Workshops
  • Crisis services
  • Mental Health and Addictions support

All youth under the age of 29 are welcome at RaY’s Drop-In, including,

  • LGBTQ2S*
  • Aboriginal
  • Non-Aboriginal
  • Youth living with addiction and/or mental health issues
  • Homeless youth
  • Street youth
  • Youth exiting from CFS
  • Youth exiting from Justice
  • Sex trade/sexually exploited youth
  • Gang involved youth
  • Intravenous drug users
  • Single Parents
  • Youth looking for employment
  • Youth needing primary health care
  • Infants, Babies, toddlers, kids
  • Dogs, too!

Erica Chatelain: erica@rayinc.ca | 204-783-5617 ext  201
Steve Wolfe: swolfe@rayinc.ca | 204-783-5617 ext 207

Make a donation today and help RaY provide resources to Winnipeg’s street youth.