SSCOPE in the news

SSCOPE was featured in this week’s The Times community newspaper by the Winnipeg Free Press.  The story ties together our Live Friday music nights, the great lineup we have on the 20th in the starting at 5:45 pm, and our community work which creates meaningful real employment options for our “worker members” or “member employees” as we call them.

View the story HERE and please share with your friends and family and help us get a great crowd out for this special pre Christmas event.

SSCOPE’s Christmas LiveFriday December 20 5:45 pm

Thanks to the great support of Manitoba’s musicians we’ve been able to put together a great lineup for December 20th..and it’s early evening, with music starting at 5:45 pm  From Split Crooked’s lead singer to Quinton Blair Band to Marguerite’s Ride, possibly some special guest musicians and Craig Richardson, a SSCOPE member employee with his own set, you’ll get a great variety of music in warm friendly atmosphere and musician friendly stage and room.  Come out and support SSCOPE’s work in the community for mental health providing real jobs…real employment in a supportive environment.   A great prelude to our 5th annual Rockin’ the Bridge/Festival4Mental Health coming up again on May 23 and 24th at SSCOPE.

Download News Release by clicking HERE

Rockin’ the Bridge Festival Lineup Announced

Split Crooked, one of Rockin’ the Bridge’s 2013 headliners.

Rockin’ the Bridge Festival 4 Mental Health by SSCOPE is set for May 24 & 25 at 1466 Arlington Street.  The public event, which is both a public awareness effort about mental health recovery and the work SSCOPE does, and a fund raising effort for SSCOPE, is now in it’s fourth year.

This year SSCOPE is raising funds (the Bricks & Mortar for People retail campaign) to expand it’s Thrift Shop approach in other areas of Winnipeg to expand on its work at 1446 Arlington St, and continue providing retail level employment for its members and assist the community with additional recycling and reuse efforts.

SSCOPE provided jobs and income to just under 200 member employees in 2012 and average bi-monthly payrolls average 50-60 program individuals.  It’s goal with sufficient community support is to continue to expand it’s supported employment and training programs delivered through social enterprises to at 400 individuals by 2016, with expansion of offices and stores throughout Winnipeg.

View and Download the News Release and Lineup ( on page 2) by clicking the link HERE

or view it below.