Welcome to Knowles Centre

Welcome to Knowles Centre. We are a non-profit treatment centre for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Knowles Centre began as an orphanage for boys in 1907. Today, Knowles Centre provides group care treatment, day treatment, sexual abuse treatment, treatment foster care, and independent living programs to both boys and girls and their families from Manitoba and other communities throughout Canada.

Every year we assist almost 250 boys and girls in our five core programs and supporting treatment services. Sadly, many come to us in crisis, their young lives already affected by neglect, physical or sexual abuse, racism and hopelessness. We provide a safe environment where clients receive treatment that helps to heal their hearts, minds and souls and puts them on a path to a better future. 

Our website will provide you with news about programs and activities taking place on our campus and in our community-based facilities, as well as updates on new initiatives at Knowles Centre.  We also want to let you know how our staff, volunteers, donors and our friends in the community are making a difference in the lives of children and youth receiving services.

2015 Knowles Centre Charity Croquet Classic


Join us for the 6th annual


 Tuesday, August 18, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

At the beautiful and historic Fort Gibraltar

866 Rue Saint Joseph, Winnipeg 

  Enjoy an afternoon of croquet, a great dinner and tons of FUN!

 Space is limited! Register now to reserve your spot!

Only $350 for a team of 4 • $125 for single players

· Play fast-paced, sometimes strategic and always fun games

· Win great prizes throughout the day

· Enjoy a delicious dinner

· Receive a charitable tax receipt for a portion of the cost

  Contact us at (204) 339-4692 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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