If you think a child is being harmed or neglected,
contact CFS at 1-866-345-9241.
Note: If this is an emergency, contact your local police emergency number.


Responding to Sexual Exploitation: Tracia's Trust

Breaking the Silence


Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) Specialized Resource Materials

Under the Manitoba Strategy, specialized resource materials on sexual exploitation and sex trafficking are available at the AFM’s library. Resources can be found by accessing the online public access catalogue through the library portion of their website.


Commit to Kids

Commit to Kids LogoCommit to Kids is a child sexual abuse prevention program developed by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection for organizations that work with children. A comprehensive risk management approach beyond criminal record checks and child abuse registry checks, Commit to Kids is a step-by-step plan to help prevent sexual abuse from happening within child serving organizations.


Kids in the Know

Kids in the Know LogoKids in the Know is the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s interactive personal safety education program designed for use in schools, to empower children and reduce their risk of victimization.

Lodge Teachings

New Directions LogoKaapapako Miikiwaap (translated as The Butterfly Lodge) involves a curriculum focusing on preventing the sexual exploitation of children and youth. Training on the lodge teachings is available for people who work with children and youth in a variety of settings. Based on the traditional teachings of the tipi, the values and positive nature of the key concepts help keep children and youth from becoming at risk to exploitation and draw upon a peaceful way of living.  For more information about this program, contact New Directions at (204) 786-7051.

Regional Resource Teams

Under the Manitoba Strategy, a Regional Team is a committee, coalition, or group made up of various multi-system stakeholders whose goal is to provide public awareness and education.
Regional teams bring together diverse community stakeholders utilizing strengths and resources that each brings to the table. Regional teams share existing services, and initiate public awareness activities to combat the issue of sexual exploitation.

Teams are currently being developed in various regions of Manitoba. Current teams in operation include:
  • Advisory of Knowledge Keepers - Winnipeg, MB
  • Sexual Exploitation Awareness Team (SEAT), North Region – Thompson, Manitoba
  • Westman Team Against Sexual Exploitation (W-TASE), Westman Region – Brandon, Manitoba
  • Committee Advocating for the Removal of Sexual Exploitation (CARE), Parkland North – Dauphin, Manitoba
  • North Eastman Regional Sexual Exploitation (NERSE) team, Eastman Region – Pinefalls, Manitoba
  • Flin Flon Area Against Sexual Exploitation (FAASE) team, North Region – Flin Flon, Manitoba
  • Central Team Committee – Wings (CTC-Wings), Central Region – Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
  • Norway House / Cross Lake Sexual Exploitation Team, North Region – Norway House First Nation and Cross Lake First Nation, Manitoba
  • Trafficked Person Response Team - Winnipeg, MB,
If you would like more information about regional teams or about the team in your region please contact the regional team coordinator:
Sexual Exploitation Unit
Child Protection Branch
777 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3G 0N3
Phone: (204) 945-6964
Fax: (204) 948-4383

Teatree Tells

Teatree TellsTeatree Tells is a child abuse prevention kit, and is part of a comprehensive safety program called Kids in the Know. The kit, designed for children from 4-6 years of age, is intended to help parents, teachers and educators learn more about protecting children from sexual abuse. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection created Teatree Tells, which includes age appropriate lessons on identifying a safe adult, identifying feelings, naming body parts, establishing personal boundaries and okay, and not okay, touching.