January 23, 2013
Snowflake Place, Manitoba’s first child advocacy centre opened its doors on January 23, 2013. “This centre will play an imperative role in making sure that young victims and their families have access to essential service programs and services in order to mitigate further victimization”.
The Honourable Jennifer Howard, Minister of Manitoba Family Services and Labour and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada attended the grand opening.
Funding for the startup and development of Snowflake Place is provided by the Province of Manitoba, Department of Family Services and Labour, and Victims Fund, a grants and contributions program administered by Department of Justice Canada for programs and services that give victims of crime a more effective voice in the criminal justice system.