Front reception is the first point of contact for families and visitors. Receptionists are located at the front entrance of the building to:
Direct families and visitors to individual service/reception areas.
Receive and direct general inquiries.
The SSCY Helper is located in the front reception area and is here to help families with:
Moving equipment in and out or within SSCY Centre
Lifts and transfers of your child
Parking or supervision of your child while you park your car
Finding your way around the building and getting to your appointment
Strollers and Wheelchairs for Family Use
There are various types of strollers available for family use within SSCY Centre. They are located near the security desk in the front reception area.
Lockers for Family Use
There are five lockers available for family use in the Family Resource Centre. Locks may be signed out through reception.
There are 23 washrooms at SSCY Centre. Most have change tables, three have showers for family use, and four have overhead lifts.
There are water fountains and water coolers throughout SSCY Centre.
Waiting areas are located in the following neighbourhoods:
The Family Kitchenette is located in The Square. It provides access to vending machines, coffee, microwave and fridge.
Family Quiet Room
A low-stimulation/quiet room is located in the play area of The Square.
Central Park – Indoor Play Space and Atrium
An indoor Play Space is located in Central Park. This treed and light-filled atrium space features a walking and riding path, benches, water-feature and interactive activities accessible to children of all abilities.
Discovery Park – Outdoor Play Space
Families are welcome to use the fenced garden and outdoor play space located at the west end of the building. In this treed space are located a sitting area, tables with umbrella and chairs, sand and water play area, talking tube, wind chimes, and drums.
Internet Access for Families
Children and families are welcome to use the SSCY Family Resource Centre’s computers.
SSCY Centre also has free WIFI; the password is posted in the waiting areas.
Keeping You Informed
Be sure to read through the website for information about SSCY Centre, programs and services, news updates and our calendar of events. Please also check out the many bulletin boards and posters at SSCY Centre for information on resources, conferences and other information relevant to families.
Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY) is an initiative focused on the integration and, where possible, co-location, of services for Manitoba children and youth with disabilities and special needs.