Stay Safe

While crime rates in West Broadway are on the decline, it is always a good idea to keep some safety tips in mind when visiting or moving into a new area. West Broadway’s struggle with safety has had a lot to do with perception rather than reality, and many efforts have been made in recent years to improve the overall image.

  • Dial 911 for emergency situations
  • Urgent Care is available 24 hours a day at the Misericordia Health Centre
  • There are several walk-in health clinics on Broadway & Sherbrook Street
  • Do not leave valuables in your parked car, and park in a well lit area
  • Be alert and prepared when walking at night, plan a safe route
  • Avoid walking alone after dark and travel on well lit streets
  • If faced with a robbery, choose personal safety over the safety of belongings
  • Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts. Do not feel embarrassed to leave an uncomfortable situation
  • Always lock up your bike
  • When seeking directions stop into a nearby business

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Police, Fire or Ambulance 911
Wpg Police Service (non-emergency) 204-986-6222
City of Winnipeg 311
West Broadway BIZ 204-779-4100
BIZ Graffiti Removal Program 204-954-7900
WBDC Safety Coordinator 774-7201 ext. 7
Block Parent Program 204-284-7562
Kids Help Phone (24 hrs) 1-800-668-6868
KLINIC Crisis Intervention (24 hrs) 204-786-8686
Domestic Abuse Crisis Line (24 hrs) 204-942-3052
Legal Aid 204-958-8500
Mobile Crisis Service (24 hrs) 204-946-9109
Osborne House Women’s Shelter 204-942-7373
Residential Tenancies Branch 204-945-2476
Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY) 204-783-5617
Safer Communities Neighbourhood Act 204-945-3475
Welfare (EIA) 204-948 4000

 

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