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References, Reception, Assistance


ATD Quart Monde
6747 Rue Drolet, Montréal, QC H2S 2T1
Tel. 514-279-0468
Website: www.atdquartmonde.ca

Local groups exist in several regions and a permanent team in Montreal coordinates activity from the Quart Monde house. Activities are carried out in disadvantaged neighbourhoods (Bibliothèque de Rue, Festival des Savoirs Partagés), projects aim at civil participation of people experiencing poverty (folk high school Quart Monde, Merging Knowledge projects), and a political action aimed at the challenging public opinion and government (Committee on Law 112 and October 17, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty).


Réseau d’Aide aux Personnes Seules et Itinérantes de Montréal (RAPSIM)
1431 Rue Fullum, Montréal, QC, H2K 0B5
Tel : 514-879-1949
Website: www.rapsim.org

Ensure the coordination of organizations working with homeless people and defend the rights of homeless people in Montreal. Support to community organizations, information, stakeholder training, outreach newsletter, legal tools/guides, social housing committee, education…


Regroupement des Magasins-Partage – Ile de Montréal
5789 Rue d'Iberville, Montréal, QC H2G 2B8
Tel. 514-383-2460
Website: http://www.regroupementpartage.ca

Relieve hunger by inviting participants to choose foods according to their tastes and needs. Nurture hope to alleviate the effects of poverty by giving tools to improve the quality of life through access to the self-help network or through alternative methods of support. Clientele: impoverished population and the Magasins Partage de Montréal.


Regroupement des Cuisines Collectives du Québec
1605 Rue de Champlain, Montréal, QC H2L 2S5
Tel : 514-529-3448
Website: http://www.rccq.org

To foster the emergence and consolidation of collective kitchens in Quebec by offering training and support to individuals, groups and organizations that wish to create one, with the goal of enabling poor people to improve their diet and create bonds of solidarity.


Carrefour d’aide aux nouveaux arrivants (CANA)
10780 rue Laverdure, Montréal, QC, H3L 2L9
Tel : 514-382-0735
Website: http://www.cana-montreal.com

CANA is a non-profit community organization whose mission is to promote the economic and social participation of immigrants in Québec society by supporting and accompanying them in their integration process through individual and collective efforts.


ACEF – Association Coopérative d’Économie Familiale
Montreal Est. 5955 Rue de Marseille, Montréal, QC H1N 1K6
Tel : 514-257-6622
Website: http://www.acefest.ca

The Association coopérative d'économie familiale (ACEF) de l'Est de Montréal is a non-profit organization working in the areas of budgeting, debt and consumption. The ACEF's mission is to awaken the consumer's critical spirit so that he can regain control of his financial situation.
Sud-Ouest de Montréal. 6734, boulevard Monk, 2e étage, Montréal, QC, H4E 3J1
Tel : 514-362-1771


Nord de Montréal
7500, avenue de Chateaubriand. Montréal (QC), H2R 2M1.
Tel : 514 277-7959


ACEF Laval
1686 boul. des Laurentides, Bureau 103, Vimont, Laval, QC, H7M 2P4
Consumption (450) 662-9428.  Housing (450) 662-0255
Mutual Assistance Funds (450) 662-9144
Website: http://www.aceflaval.com


FRAPRU – Front d’Action Populaire en Réaménagement Urbain
1431 Rue Fullum, Montréal, QC, H2K 0B5
Tel: 514-522-1010
Website: http://www.frapru.qc.ca

The Front d'action populaire en réaménagement urbain is a national coalition for housing rights. FRAPRU is also active in urban development, the fight against poverty, and the promotion of social rights. It is currently composed of some 160-member groups.


Ligue des Droits et Libertés
516 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC, H2S 1S5
Telephone: (514) 849-7717
Website: http://www.liguedesdroits.ca

The Ligue des droits et libertés (LDL) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization that aims to publicize, defend, and promote the universality, indivisibility and interdependence of the rights recognized in the International Bill of Human Rights.


Native Friendship Centre of Montreal (bilingual)
2001 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2T3
Contact: 514-499-1854  
Website: http://www.nfcm.org

For 40 years the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal Inc. (NFCM) has provided continuous quality services to the urban Aboriginal population of Montreal and their families and is the only comprehensive service and referral point in the Greater Montreal Area (GMA) in relation to health, social services, legal, orientation/ information, education, training, and employment referral for those migrating to or through the city including those from across Quebec, Canada, and the Americas.


Société Saint-Vincent de Paul de Montréal (bilingual)
1930 Rue de Champlain, Montréal, QC, H2L 2S8.
Contact : 514-526-5937 – Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Website: http://www.ssvp-mtl.org (url originally provided was broken)

Services: On-site food assistance or food vouchers, clothes, furniture and other goods, school supply/fees aid, counselling and referrals.


Société St-Vincent de Paul - stores
Stores in Montréal. 1930 rue de Champlain, Montréal, QC, H2L 2S8.
Tel. 514-526-5937
Store in Grenier d'Ozanam. 700, St-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, QC, H1B 3Z8
Tel. (514) 645-0452
Furniture store in Repentigny. 99, rue Laroche, Repentigny, QC, J6A 8G4
Tel. (450) 654-9703


Salvation Army Family Assistance Community Service (bilingual)
Administration and shop. 9345 route Transcanadienne, St-Laurent, QC, H4S 1V3
Contact: 514-254-1123
Website: http://www.salvationarmy.ca

Family services provide families, living through difficult times, with practical help with basic necessities: food, clothing, furniture. Helping refugees, summer camp, counselling.


Salvation Army – stores
1620 Notre-Dame ouest, QC, H3J 1M1. 514-935-7425
3444 Ontario est, QC, H1W 1P9. 514-529-4025
7066 rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC. H2S 2M9. 514-276-0349
5758 rue Sherbrooke ouest, Montréal, QC, H4A 1X1. 514-488-8714 (Thrift store)

Shops and thrift stores open every day from 9am to 9pm, except Sundays. Saturday 9am to 5pm.


Le Centre Booth
880 rue Guy, Montréal, QC, H3J 1T4.
Tel: 514-932-2214
Website: kgray@benedictlabre.org
Website: info@ccs-montreal.org Website : http://www.ccs-montreal.org

A community-based multi-service organization
serving English-speaking community of Montreal.


Chez Doris, the Women’s Shelter Foundation (bilingual)
1430, Chomedey Street, Montreal, QC, H3H 2A7
Contact: 514-937-2341; chezdoris@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.missionoldbrewery.ca

To end chronic homelessness, we must think differently and act collectively. Therefore, our work with homeless men and women is based on a comprehensive plan focused on six key areas of action: emergency and welcome, psychosocial support, urban help, housing options, support in the community, knowledge building and sharing.


Pavillon Webster (men)
915, Clark Street, Montreal, QC, H2Z 1J8
Tel: 514-798-2244 (admission)

Lodging, meals and clothing available; employment assistance provided to homeless and destitute men. 24/7.


Pavillon Patricia Mckenzie (women)
1301 boul. de Maisonneuve est, Montréal, QC. H2L 2A4
Tel : 514-526-6446.

Lodging, meals and clothing available; employment assistance provided to homeless and destitute women. 24/7.

Centre d’Aide aux Familles Latino Américaines (CAFLA)
7075 rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC, H2S 2N1
Contact : 514-273-8061.
Website: david@opendoortoday.org

The Open Door is a ministry of Emmaus Anglican Church. The Open Door is a drop-in centre providing services to homeless and low-income people in downtown Montreal. The centre provides food and clothing, laundry services, shelter during the day, counselling, referrals to professional mental health and drug addiction counsellors, and employment assistance. 9am to 4:30pm.


Centre Didache
1871 Boulevard Rosemont, Montréal, QC H2G 1S7
Tel : (514) 274-9358
Website: http://www.centredidache.com

Centre Didache is a non-profit organization that aims to offer recreational, cultural, educational, social, and recreational activities to people with autism living in the Montreal area, and to provide help and support to their families.


C.P. 186, succursale place d'Armes, Montréal, QC, H2Y 3G7
Contact : 1-800-263-2266. Text: 514-600-1002.
Parental line: 1-800-361-5085
Website: http://www.teljeunes.com

Telephone and internet intervention service for young people.
Professionals answer the calls. 24/7.


Bureau de Consultation Jeunesse (B.C.J.)
5355 rue Wellington, Verdun, QC, H4H 1N3
Contact : 514-274-9887 (administration); 514-270-9760 (intervention)
Website: http://www.bcj14-25.org

Consultation, information, referral, accompaniment, youth projects,
family mediation, advocacy and promotion of rights, interactive activities,
groups of young mothers and groups of young fathers.
Apartments for youth aged 17 to 22.


Centre d’écoute et de référence HALTE AMI
1259 rue Berri, Montréal, QC, H3C 3P8
Contact: 514-987-8509; centreecoute@uqam.ca
Website: http://www.ecoute.uqam.ca

For youth aged 18 to 35 from UQAM and Cégep du Vieux-Montéal, and for newcomers. Every day from 9am to 5pm except weekends.


Centre d’Écoute Le Havre
1260, rue Ste-Catherine Est, local 209
Montreal, QC, H2L 2H2
Contact: 514-982-0333 ; Website: http://www.le-havre.qc.ca
Offers to everyone who needs attentive and fraternal listening. This service is anonymous, confidential, and free.


Missionnaires de la Charité
2465, rue Champagne, Montréal, QC, H2K 2G9
Contact: 514-524-6372

Help with homework and summer camps for children, family and senior visits, occasional food assistance, soup kitchen 4 times a week.


Office des Personnes Handicapées du Québec (O.P.H.Q.)
500, boulevard René Lévesque Ouest, bureau 15-700, Montréal, QC, H2Z 1W7
Contact: 1-819-475-8585 (Drummondville)
Website: http://www.ophq.gouv.qc.ca

Reception, referrals, support, advice and accompaniment of people with disabilities and their families in order to obtain services.


Centre Communautaire St-Antoine
2338, rue Saint-Antoine Ouest, Montréal, QC, H3J 1A8
Contact : 514-933-7351;
Website: http://www.centrestantoine50plus.com/fr/

The Centre communautaire Saint-Antoine 50+ is a non-profit social services organization offering various programs and services to seniors and other adults both at our seniors' centre in Montreal and elsewhere in the community: Petite-Bourgogne, St-Henri, Pointe Saint-Charles, Verdun, and Lasalle.