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Société de soins palliatifs à domicile du Grand Montréal

Offer and provide palliative care and high-quality services to anyone with cancer or other advanced-stage illnesses who want to live out the rest of their life at home, by providing all the care, services and support required by their condition. Enable all loved ones who want to help a person in the aforementioned condition stay at home obtain all the necessary help and support.
Montréal
514-272-7200
Information and documentation, Training activities, Support, Legal and tax assistance

Y des femmes de Montréal - Soutien aux proches aidantes

The Family Caregiver Support Team at the YWCA Montreal provides professional support services tailored to the needs of caregivers. Various services are available: psychosocial follow-up (therapeutic relationship, listening, referral), art therapy, self-help and support groups, talks, themed workshops and wellness activities. Legal information and respite services (in collaboration with other organizations) are also available.
Montréal
514-866-9941
Information and documentation

1-888-CORONER

The Coroner’s Office is an independent government agency reporting to the Minister of Public Safety. Its mission is defined by the Act respecting the determination of the causes and circumstances of death, which came into effect in March 1986.
All Quebec regions
1-888-CORONER
Information and documentation, Training activities, Support

AMI-Québec

AMI-Quebec Action on Mental Illness helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy. AMI-Quebec helps family caregivers cope with mental illness in a loved one. Family includes those in the circle of support of someone living with mental illness (parents, spouses, siblings, adult children, friends, etc.).
All Quebec regions
1 877-303-0264; 514 486-1448
Respite, Information and documentation, Training activities, Support, Legal and tax assistance, Home care, Transportation

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec

Founded in 1983, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec is a non-profit community organization. Their mission is: • to provide support and referrals for people living with ALS and their loved ones; • to fund research; • to raise awareness of this disease among the general public, government officials and medical and paramedical practitioners. Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
All Quebec regions
514 725-2653 ou 1 877-725-7725 (sans frais)
Respite, Information and documentation, Support

Association de la paralysie cérébrale du Québec

Association that aims to defend and promote the rights of people living with cerebral palsy or any other motor impairment anywhere in Quebec Access to certain services under the condition of becoming a member ($10/year)
All Quebec regions
514 253-9444
Information and documentation

Association québécoise de gérontologie

Association that regroups counsellors, groups, organisations, or any person interested in different aspects of ageing within the social context of Quebec and elsewhere, and who has the goal of improving the quality of life for the elderly. Monday to Friday 9am to 5 pm
All Quebec regions
514 387-3612 ou 1 888-387-361
Information and documentation, Support

Association québécoise de la douleur chronique

The Association québécoise de la douleur chronique (AQDC) (Quebec Association for Chronic Pain) has a mission to improve the condition of people suffering from chronic pain in Quebec and reduce their isolation.
All Quebec regions
1 855-230-4198 / 514 355-4198
Information and documentation

Biblio-Aidants

Biblio-Aidants consists of a series of 15 thematic booklets that inform caregivers about various illnesses as well as the issues that they face. Each booklet provides a list of organizations, a selection of relevant websites, as well as reading and film suggestions. The Biblio-Aidants program is an information service for caregivers coordinated by the Québec Public Library Association. More than 580 libraries across Québec participate in this initiative.
All Quebec regions
Information and documentation, Support

Canadian Cancer Society - division of Quebec

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
All Quebec regions
514 255-5151 ou 1 888-939-3333