Gaining Resources Our Way

A life skills program for young adults with social and intellectual disabilities.

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Our Story

G.R.O.W. is an innovative transitional life skills day program for young adults (post high school) with social and intellectual disabilities, G.R.O.W. focuses on preparing program participants for independent living through life skills training, opportunities for socialization with peers and engagement in community life.

The program curriculum, developed in conjunction with the University of Manitoba Occupational Therapy Department, is aimed at teaching life management skills, social skills development, health and healthy living, recreational skill development, and skills that will enhance vocational opportunities. This initiative evolved from the success of the G.R.O.W. in Gimli Program.

What is G.R.O.W.?

Learn more about our humble beginnings, the philosophy that drives us, and the people that make things happen.

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Our Programs

Our focus is to enhance the potential of our participants and to provide opportunities for them to engage with the community and lead an independent life.

G.R.O.W. in Gimli

A summer life skills program for young adults with social, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Participants live cooperatively for a two-week period in Gimli, Manitoba.

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G.R.O.W. in Winnipeg

an innovative transitional life skills day program for young adults with social and intellectual disabilities. The program focuses on preparing participants for independent living through life skills training, opportunities for socialization with peers and engagement in community life.

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G.R.O.W. Outreach

A program that focuses on social skills training by providing opportunities for socialization with peers and engagement in community life. G.R.O.W. Outreach offers a combination of social skills training and activity based programming.

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Supported Independent Living

A program that focuses on providing residential support hours to program participants living semi-independently in the community.

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I like G.R.O.W. because they helped me find work. I like to cook and I like to bake here at G.R.O.W! I like to see my friends everyday.

Allie Klowak
G.R.O.W Day Program Participant

"Where to GROW from Here" Album

Over the two years, Lindsey White worked alongside G.R.O.W. participants to write, record, and perform a collection of songs.

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