Student Services

The Student Services office is a space where Hapnot and Many Faces students can find support and advice on a wide range of issues. Come to the Student Services office to make an appointment today.



Academic Support & Planning

Ms. Garinger, Hapnot Guidance Counselor, can offer academic advice and resources, and talk to you about your timetable; attendance; grades; academic support; time management; and program options.

Support for Personal Issues

If you are looking for someone to talk to about a personal or personal wellness issue, talk to one of our Student Services staff. Here are some of the issues that we can provide support on:

  • Mental Wellness (Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Suicidal thought, Self-harm);

  • Addiction (Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco, Gambling, Gaming);

  • Abuse (Bullying, Emotional, Physical, Sexual, Harassment);

  • Relationships (Parents, Dating, Teachers, Family, Sexual Health);

  • Self (Body image, Esteem, Sexual health, Diversity, LGTBQ).

Links & hotlines for students

Looking for more information, or someone outside of school to talk to? You can call these hotlines, or check out the links below.

Women’s Resource Center 204-681-3105

Primary Health Care Center 204-687-1350

Child and Family Services 204-687-1700 ( after hours: 204-933-2172)

AFM 204-472-3431 ext. 7429

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (24 hrs)

Klinic crisis Line 1-888-322-3019 ( 24 hour)

Manitoba Suicide Line 1-877-435-7170 ( 24 hours)

Sexual Assault Line Crisis Line 1-888-292-7576 ( 24 hours)

LGBTTQ info line 1-888-399-0005

Health Links 1-888-399-0005

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310

BroTalk on Kids Help Phone: BroTalk is a free, confidential and anonymous service that provides counselling and information to help teen guys (and those who identify as guys) tackle their challenges and stresses, big or small.

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba: AFM is committed to being a foundation of excellence in providing addictions services and supporting healthy behaviours.

BroTalk on Kids Help Phone: BroTalk is a free, confidential and anonymous service that provides counselling and information to help teen guys (and those who identify as guys) tackle their challenges and stresses, big or small.

CMHA: Resources on mental health for high school students.

Drugs, Not 4 Me: Information on drug use and abuse, how to get help, etc.

Honouring Life: Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Resources.

Just for You, Youth: Resource list for youth.

Kids Help Phone: Ask questions and get advice on bullying, dating, sexual orientation, depression, etc.

Make Connections: Addiction -related services province-wide.

Needhelpnow.ca Excellent info for students and parents about cyberbullying and strategies to deal with relationships, online and otherwise.

Rainbow Resource Centre: Support for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered individuals in Manitoba.

Reason to Live: The Manitoba Suicide Line

Safe Youth: The Center for Safe Youth provides teen transport services and help to find missing teens and runaways. They are on-call 24 hours a day.

Stresshacks.ca Information to explain stress and help you to manage it.

Teen Talk: Access peer support on a wide range of issues.

Understanding Canada’s Low Risk Drinking Guidelines (video)

How to reach a counsellor

Sandra Garinger, Guidance Counsellor 204-687-9702 sgaringer@ffsd.mb.ca

Availability: Room 214, Student Services, Available during school hours and by appointment.

Jill Rideout, Family Liaison Worker 204 -687-9709 jrideout@ffsd.mb.ca

Availability: Room 214, Student Services, Available during all school hours and by appointment

Tiffany Anderson, School Psychologist

204-681-3409

Availability: Tuesdays at Hapnot Collegiate

Darcie Hotel, Mental Health Worker

204-687-9700 or dhotel@ffsd.mb.ca

Amanda Link-Labarre B.G.S & B.Ed., AFM Youth Counsellor

1-204-472-3431 ext. 7429 alinklabarre@afm.mb.ca

School Based Programming Addictions Foundation of Manitoba

Availability: Hapnot Collegiate- Monday (8:30 am-4:30 pm)

Many Faces Education Centre-Tuesday (11 am-3:30 pm)

Keely Patterson, Women’s Resource Centre, Youth Counsellor

204-681-3105 wrc_youthworker@mymts.net Availability: Wednesday afternoons at Hapnot, Wednesday mornings at Many Faces.

Sandra Brown-Fernandes, Primary Health Care Nurse/ Youth Clinic

204-271-4667 or 204-687-1350

Availability: Monday's from 1:18 - 3:00