Links to websites & documents to serve members of the community
Black Coalition of Quebec -Free legal service. Job training for youth ages 15-30
Center for Research-Action on Race Relations -Advocacy for victims of discrimination based on race
Desta -Justice program & various other community programs
Canadian Association of Black Lawyers -Quebec Black Lawyers
Multi-Cafe -Free legal information, & social wellness advice & referral
Commission des Services Juridiques -Legal information online (Ex.Am I eligible for legal aid?)
Legal Aid Offices –Find legal services in your region
Community Legal Centre of Montreal -Legal advice & representation before the courts for free/fee.
OLS Quebec Employment and Labour Lawyers –Labour & employment legal advice at reduced price
Women’s Y of Montreal -Free legal advice, and other free community services
Educaloi -Online legal information
Commission Of Human Rights & Rights Of Youth -Rights recognized by the Charter
West Island Sexual Assault Center –Legal recourse and advocacy for sexual assault victims
Quebec Victim Advocacy Association -Links to resources that can help victims of criminal acts and those close to them
Women’s Y of Montreal -Housing support
Project Genesis -Housing Rights,help with welfare,family allowance
West Island Crisis Centre –Short term housing with transitional apartment
Tracom –Short term housing, community follow up and 24hr helpline
Quebec Rental Board –Information about rental housing agreement law
Office Municipal d’Habitation de Montreal -Subsidized Housing
Multi-Cafe -Advice and referrals for poor housing conditions
Old Brewery Mission -Homeless & reintegration services
La Maison du Pere -Helping Homeless men from 25 years old and plus
Auberge Transition -Shelter for abused women
Face a Face -Housing & accompaniment
Immigrant Workers Centre –Defends the rights of immigrants in their workplaces
Citizenship & Immigration Canada –Information on Citizenship & Immigration Canada
Working in Quebec- Provincial Website –Quebec’s job market, evaluation of your education, regulated trades & professions.
Living in Quebec-Provincial Website -Living in Quebec, from culture, temperature, housing, child-care
Health Insurance Card (RAMQ) –Information concerning Quebec’s health insurance plan
Health Insurance Card (RAMQ) -Register for health insurance card.
Canadian Council for Refugees -Advocate for the rights and protection of refugees and migrant in Canada
L’Hirondelle -Welcoming and Integration Services for Newcomers
Bienvenue NDG -Settlement assistance & integration for newcomers
Mental Health/Physical Health
Black Healing Fund –Provide Black people with discretionary funding for therapy & mental health focused resources.
Healing in Color –Offers a directory of BIPOC therapists who are committed to supporting BIPOC
Reisa –Works to increase access to health and social services in English for residents of Montreal’s east-end
Head & Hands -Free legal clinic & Medical clinic YPP & Social services, Food pantry (youth 12-25)
Amcal Family Services -Counseling for youth between the ages of 7 and 17
Suicide Action Montreal -Suicide hotline, help survivors of suicide cope, resources (1 866 277-3553).
Tracom -Crisis intervention services
Women Aware –Support groups, drop in services, telephone helpline and court accompaniment
Auberge Transition -Shelter & support for abused women.
Women’s Center of Montreal -Counselling/ referral services for women.
Face a Face –Free 8-week counselling; drop-in support groups; listening; general assistance
Portage –Drug addiction rehabilitation & employment reintegration programs.
Sante Monteregie -Specialized addiction rehabilitation services aim to prevent, reduce and treat
Montreal Sexual Assault Center -Free medical, counselling for sexual assault victims, listening, support & referral.
West Island Sexual Assault Center –Phone support and references crisis intervention, individual/group support
Montreal Alzheimer’s Society -Care & Support services, resources
Health Insurance Card(RAMQ) -Information concerning Quebec’s health insurance plan
Health Insurance Card(RAMQ) -Register card
Jewish General Hospital Website Resources -Find websites for various health concerns
Women’s Y of Montreal -Employability services
Black Coalition of Quebec -Job training for youth ages 15-30
Desta -Employability services
Cote des Neiges Job Search Center -Employment support
Emploi Quebec –Job/internship placement,job search tools
Government of Canada -Information on Federal Taxes
Revenue Quebec -Information on provincial Income Taxes
Quebec Benefits -Information concerning financial assistance programs
Employment Insurance -Information about Employment Insurance
CNESST (Committee on Standards, Equity, Health and Safety at Work) -Promotes the rights and obligation in the matter of labour
Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi (Insert your municipality) -Employment services, return to school coaching , entrepreneurship
Tydale St-George Community Centre – Employment services
Links For Job Search Engines
Desta -Skills program, education support, tutoring, high school courses
Quebec Board of Black Educators -Academic programs, family programs, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Personal Development Program
D.E.A.L (Distance Education) -Complete high school closes to earn diploma without attending in-person class.
Educaloi -Who has access to English schools in Quebec.
Service Quebec Office -Find nearest office, to speak with an employment agent about government funded education program
Dawson College -Courses refunded by Emploi Quebec if eligible (Service Quebec Office).
LEARN -Free tutoring for students in public or private English schools in Quebec
C.A.R.I -Free tutoring service as a response to Covid-19.
Tydale St-George Community Centre -Offer educational support programs
Sun Youth -School supply distribution
Special Needs Education
English Montreal School Board –Resources, programs and classrooms
Giant Steps -School welcomes students aged 4 to 21 years old with autism spectrum disorders
Miriam Foundation -Various programs for people with intellectual disabilities, autism and/or neuro developmental disorders
Montreal Oral School For the Deaf -Teaches children with a hearing loss to listen and speak
Learn/ Improve French
Yes Montreal -Re-introduction of the basic structures of French. Not for people with little French language skills. 4 weeks 75$
Maison De l’Amitie -Six week language class for all levels, regardless of your Status in Canada. 165$
Korpus Laval (website only in French) –Improve your French grammar and spelling.10 hours. 40$
Service Quebec Office –Find nearest office, to speak with an employment agent about funded language classes.
Dawson College(French description only) -Learn French verbs to improve writing. 72$ if eligible for Service Quebec program.
Dawson College(French description only) -Learn French grammar to improve writing. 72$ if eligible for Service Quebec program.
Dawson College(French description only) -Recognize syntax & grammar errors to improve writing. 90$ if eligible for Service Quebec program.
Dawson College(French description only) -Read & understand administrative text.72$ if eligible for Service Quebec program.
Cejep Limoilou(Website only in French) –French online course, independent learning(Rosetta Stone).Access to resources for 5 months.160$
Cejep Limoilou(Website only in French) -Perfect French writing skills at your own pace. 20 hrs. 120$
Learn French Government du Quebec -Free French tools & resources online for everyone.
Learn French Government du Quebec -Information for government funded French classes for immigrants.
Certificates and copies of acts (Birth, marriage, civil union, death)
Covid-19 Legal Clinic -Legal clinics that are open
Employment Insurance -Information concerning employment insurance & Covid-19 economic response plan
Heads and Hands –Provide free legal information & Medical clinic YPP & Social services (for youth 12-25)
Desta -Community food program, Entrepreneurship, Employability, Education, Justice
Afrique Au Feminin -Child care, food baskets, workshops
Multi-Cafe -Food basket, referral services for people experiencing significant economic and social difficulties, & other services
The Depot -Food support, individual support & referrals
Heads and Hands -Food Pantry. Distributed on a monthly basis for those under 25 or with dependents under 25
Share The Warmth –Foster the development and success of youth, increases food security and health for all.
Sun Youth -Food bank, financial assistance, material assistance prevention/education, recreation, sports programs
Chez Doris -Service for women that provide a daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. Once a month, they distribute emergency food baskets.
Chez Doris -Daytime shelter for women in difficulty. Services such as physical health, education and socio-recreational
Femmes Averties/Women Aware –Supports women and strive to end domestic violence against women, men, children and youth
Auberge Transition -Shelter & support services for women
Women’s Centre of Montréal -Counselling/ referral services for women
Auberge Shalom -A center for women in abusive relationships & their children (for all women from diverse background)
Maison Flora Tristan -Emergency support services for women & their children who are victims of domestic violence. Offer transitional housing
Educaloi -Ending a lease for spousal or sexual violence
Government of Quebec -Information, resources, helpline for domestic abuse
Shelter Safe -Find a woman’s shelter in Quebec
The Council for Black Aging Montreal Community -Educational, exercise/fitness, and social/recreational activities
The Yellow Door -Intergenerational wellness group, Matching senior and youth, vegan café
Cote-Des-Neige Community Association -Supports the development of the Black community
Sun Youth -Seniors Club, sports, special programs, camp
Black Theater Workshop -Theater that reflects works of black community
LOVE -Engage youth in a process of self-discovery, & leadership through photography,& writing.
Westhaven -After school program, summer Camp, teen drop in center
Project 10 -Socialize with other 2LBTQIAP+ youth, resources, advocacy, & more
Women On The Rise -Supporting mothers
Elizabeth House -Supporting mothers and mothers-to-be who are experiencing difficulties adjusting to pregnancy or their role as parents
Mosaik Family Resource Centre -Services that promote good parenting practices, familial bonding, & community networking
Tydale St-Georges Community Centre -Offering programs designed to promote self-reliance, mutual aid and fulfillment through various programs
NDG Community Counsel -Promote, improve and sustain the well-being of the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce community and its residents.