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Huddle Broadway

We’re a walk-in mental wellness hub with something for everyone.

Huddle Broadway is here for youth – and we want you to feel so welcome. Whether you come to chill with friends, have coffee, or to chat about anything you want with our staff, we’re here for healthy, helping conversations when you’re ready. We offer mental and physical health services for youth. This includes Indigenous cultural support and land-based teaching, Safe Space programming for 2SLGBTIA+ youth, harm reduction and safe use kits – plus a foosball table, condoms, snacks, free Wi-Fi, places to charge your phone, and so much more. 

Our services are free of cost and free of judgement. Get the help you need on your terms, in whatever way makes you most comfortable.

We combine Indigenous knowledge and land-based teaching with Western medicine, creating a helpful and mindful approach to wellness for all. Come meet Elders, learn about medicines and ceremonies, and connect with the community! 

What’s going on at our Huddle

There are so many free events and programs you can join at Huddle Broadway, in-person or online. You’ll find health and wellness workshops, 1-on-1 counselling, addiction and harm reduction support, online mental health courses, employment counselling, Indigenous ceremonies, and so much more.

Ongoing Weekly Programming

Our programming is a combination of drop-in and appointment. It might change from time to time, so feel free to call ahead to confirm. Overall, Huddle Broadway is open 12 – 6 pm Monday to Friday, and 6 – 8 pm for walk-in access to primary care and for counselling appointments.


12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Employment counselling 1-on-1 with Youth Employment Services (YES)


12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Futures Forward Counselling and Education and Housing supports for youth leaving Child and Family Services Care


12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Substance use and change counselling with Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM)


12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

1-on-1 supports for people living with OCD with OCD Centre Manitoba


6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Discovery college courses. See schedule for more detailed information and whether courses are running (dependent on provincial COVID-19 restrictions)

Where we are

Our youth hub is located at the corner of Broadway and Colony Street—you’ll find us in the first floor of the big black building, with our entrance facing out to Broadway.

533 Broadway (West Broadway Common)
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 1W2

Contact Us:

For general and program information:
Levi Labelle, Manager

Phone and emails are not monitored 24/7. Visit our Contact Page for more resources if you need immediate help.

How to get here

Street parking is available on Colony Street or one block over on Good Street. If you need extra help, come inside and we will help guide you to a space. Please note, we do not have bike racks or room for bicycles inside the building, so we recommend locking your bike to a nearby lamppost

Bus Routes:

Blue, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 29, 33, 38, 43, 44, 45, 47, 60, 66, 635

Creating Our Space

The Huddle Broadway Youth Advisory Committee in partnership with the Youth Ambassador Advisory Squad from the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth, and Take Pride Winnipeg spent more than 6 months collaborating together to create a mural that brings so much meaning to our cultural space and Indigenous cultural programming.  As a part of the Re-Right Project, the mural represents the United Nations Convention Rights of the Child Article 6: You have the right to not only live, but thrive!  Youth met with many Elders and Knowledge Keepers as they tried to express the importance of thriving and mental health through an Indigenous cultural lens.  Local artist, Jeannie Red Eagle, listened and connected with youth and together, to breathe life and spirit into this amazing painting.  After painting with Jeannie, our youth and other community members, this space is proudly and uniquely ours at Huddle Broadway.  Many Miigwetches to all who made this a reality.

Inspired by each wall of the mural and what each direction represents with mental health, two Indigenous youth musicians, created this song to help us reflect on how our mental health is tied to the land, ourselves, our physical health, and our spirit. 

Who we are

Ryyn Riou (She/They)

Mental Health Clinician

Ryyn Riou (She/They)

Heya! I’m Ryyn. I really love foraging, being outside, and making French pastry. I have a Bachelor’s of Social Work with a community development and anti-oppressive practice. As a non-binary person, I am so excited to help create a safe space for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth!

Levi Labelle (They/Them)

Youth Hub Manager

Levi Labelle (They/Them)

Oh hey! You caught me drinking my I-lost-count-th coffee today! I love stories, crafting, laughing, and video games (I am level 280 this season in Fortnite). I have 25 years of experience in advocating, organizing, and supporting youth. I have a degree in Development, and diplomas in Communication, Psychology, and Administration. My expertise is in gender, sex and sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and the stories we tell, how, and why.

Santiago Greico (any pronouns)

Peer Facilitator

Santiago Greico (any pronouns)

Hey, I am Santiago. I really love sports and music and walking my dogs. I have an Addictions and Community Service Worker Diploma “with honours” from CDI College. I am the Peer Facilitator here at Huddle Broadway so I can help you out here when you stop by! So, if you see me here at Huddle feel free to ask me for help I am an open book.

Dr. Frankie Foosball (They/Them/Xe/Xir)

Fully-Licensed Fun Doctor

Dr. Frankie Foosball (They/Them/Xe/Xir)

Ziggy-ziggy-ziggy…Oi! Oi! Oi! Who has eight arms and advanced degrees in fun? I do! When you visit the hub and want to relax, come hang with me and I’ll teach you a few tricks. I like conversations, walks on the beach, and reading 18th century philosophy. It gets me so fired up, I literally Kant even!

Polly Plug-In (She/Her)

High Voltage Peer Support

Polly Plug-In (She/Her)

Hi hi! I am so glad you made it! I like hanging out, watching the weather and catching up with friends. Wait with me while you charge your phone, or for your turn to see one of the staff. I have degrees in both AC and DC with combined majors in Apple and Android.

Bobby Blackn’decker (He/Him)

Coffee Expert

Bobby Blackn’decker (He/Him)

What’s up!? I am one of the first staff you’ll meet at the youth hub. I am always ready and always there with a warm hug. Welcome, and stay a while!

At Huddle, youth have a safe space to be authentically themselves. We welcome and respect people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, ethnicities, faiths, race/nationalities, and abilities.

We empower all youth, families, and service providers to show the same respect to others and to celebrate each other’s differences.

Get Involved

Want to join our Youth Advisory Council or become a peer supporter to help other young people in your community? We’re always looking for youth to join us and help shape what you want from our Huddle services. The youth advisors meet once a month and discuss things like programming, events, and policies that have a real impact on how our youth hub operates.

Catch up With Huddle Broadway

Follow Huddle Broadway for updates on the latest events happening at our youth hub and helpful tools to live a healthier life.

Huddle is a safe space for youth ages 12–29, offering free, trauma-informed and culturally safe health services in a youth-friendly atmosphere.

Our youth hubs are located on Treaty 1 and Treaty 2 territories. These lands on which we gather are the traditional territories of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Assiniboine, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the birthplace of the Métis Nation.