Resources for Sex Workers

Give NO ID to police

Are you being stopped or hassled on the street by police who have nothing on you? Maybe you want to download, print, and carry the “No ID” card. As the NO ID legal experts say, “except in limited circumstances, it is not an offence to refuse to identify yourself.” In other words, while there are SOME situations where you have to give police ID, there are MANY times when you DO NOT have to tell police who you are.  Click here to learn more. [This link is no longer active. Do you know of a new version? Let us know!]

Winnipeg Bad Date List 

  • Have you had a bad experience with a client that you want to report to other sex workers? Click here to learn how to do that.

Local Legal Resources

Winnipeg Services

    • Street Connections – Mobile outreach program. Weekly newsletter, ‘bad date’ sheet, and online map where you can find free condoms, harm reduction supplies, and testing.
    • Our Place Safe Space (OPSS) – Inclusive safe space in the west end of Winnipeg for all those who identify as being involved in the sex trade.
    • Sage House – A program of Mount Carmel Clinic. Services & drop in for sex workers and street-involved women.

Tax Resources

Canadian Organizations and Groups

Sex Worker Blogs