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Woman in difficulty


Le Chaînon for women
4373, avenue de l’Esplanade, Montréal, QC, H2W 1T2
Contact: www.lechainon.org
Le Chaînon is a shelter that welcomes and accompanies women in difficulty. 24/7


Centre des Femmes d’Ici et d’Ailleurs (C.F.I.A.)
8043, Saint-Hubert, Montréal, QC, H2R 2P4
Contact: (514) 495-7728; cdf.iciailleurs@bellnet.ca
Website: www.cfia.net

Our activities are offered to all women without discrimination. Activities are conducted in French, but our services are also available in English, Spanish, and Arabic. The Centre des Femmes d’ici et d’ailleurs is a member of the Centres de femmes (L'R).

Welcome, listening and support, referrals, information workshops, French workshops, discussion groups, training activities, etc.


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

Refuge for women. Provides a discreet and respectful refuge for women 18 years of age and over, who are homeless or in difficulty. Day centre, information and referral, emergency food, clothing assistance, physical and mental health programs, educational and recreational activities, legal advice, support for Inuit women.


Maison Marguerite de Montréal
CSP Saint-Denis, PO Box 60116. Montréal, QC, H2J 4E1
Accommodation: (514) 932-2250.  Volunteering: (514) 932-8872 ext. 104
Administration : (514) 932-8872 ext. 103

Shelter and drop-in center. Women who come to La Maison Marguerite are homeless and in psychosocial crisis, in situational difficulty, or in chronic difficulty with many serious and multiple problems, such as mental illness and addiction. They are isolated.


Auberge Madeleine
Contact: (514) 597-1303 (administration)
(514) 597-1499 (services) auberge.madeleine@questzones.com
Website: www.aubergemadeleine.org

Shelter for female victims of domestic violence. 24/7 support.
Individual follow-up, some group activities.


Old Brewery Mission (O.B.M.) (bilingual)
Pavillon Patricia Mckenzie (women)
1301 boul. de Maisonneuve est, Montréal, QC, H2L 2A4
Contact : (514) 526-6446.
Website: www.missionoldbrewery.ca

Accommodation, meals, clothing, counselling, and job search assistance for homeless women. 24/7.


Les Logis Rose-Virginie
3480 Boulevard Rosemont, Montréal, QC, H1X 1K6
Contact : (514) 374-5818; slavigne@logisrosevirginie.org
Website: www.logisrosevirginie.org

We help women who are struggling with mental health issues, addictions, or chronic homelessness. The women helped come mainly from the greater Montreal area and from different cultural communities.

Reference center for « les appartements Rosemont »
Intervention line: (514) 593-8204
For « Habitation Pelletier », intervention line: (514) 525-3267

To provide moral and material help to women in difficulty. Maintain, on a traditional basis, supervised apartments to facilitate their social reintegration.


La Marie Debout
401, rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montréal, QC, H1W 2G7
Contact : (514) 597-2311; lmd@bellnet.ca
Website: www.lamariedebout.org

La Marie Debout is a women’s center located in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood that offers hospitality, listening ears, and referrals on site or by telephone Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. as well as on Tuesday morning during team meetings). Accessible to women with reduced mobility.


La Petite Maison de la Miséricorde
4401, rue St-Hubert, Montréal, QC, H2J 2X1
Contact : (514) 526-2639
Website: www.petitemaisondelamisericorde.org

For single mothers and children, reception, listening ears, training, and daycare.

Support is also expressed though support in any type of steps (search for an apartment, doctor’s appointments, legal problems, etc.). It is also a referral and assistance service for returning to school or the job market.

Elizabeth House (bilingual)
2131 Marlowe Avenue, Montreal, QC, H4A 3L4
Contact: (514) 482-2488; info@maisonelizabethhouse.com
Website: www.maisonelizabethhouse.com

Elizabeth House is a private rehabilitation centre that offers a continuum of intensive intervention and specialized support services to parents, particularly young mothers and mothers-to-be, experiencing serious difficulties adjusting to pregnancy or in their parenting role. We work to optimize the emotional and physical development of our co-clients – the parents and their young children – and to foster the development of a permanent parenting plan for each child.’’ Counselling, residence, nursery program, education, creative arts therapy, etc.


Fédération des ressources d’hébergement pour femmes violentées
et en difficulté du Québec – FRHFVDQ

C.P. 55036 Succ. Maisonneuve, Montréal, QC, H1W 0A1
Contact : (514) 878-9757 ; ligne d’urgence: 1-800-363-9010
Website: www.fede.qc.ca

From a feminist perspective of the fight against violence against women, la Fédération supports and represents shelters with the aim of promoting and defending the rights of women and their children living with multiple social problems.


Logifem (bilingual)
CP 72108.  151 Atwater ouest, Montreal, QC, H3J 2Z6
Contact: (514) 939-3172; gwen.mohamed@gmail.com
Website: www.logifem.org

A shelter for women. Intervention, accompaniment, referral. Rehabilitation programs and long-term stay. Logifem welcomes mothers with full or part-time custody of their children, aged 0-12 years. 24/7

Birthright of Drummondville (French, English, Spanish)
24h: 1-800-550-4900 (gratuit/free)
Website: www.birthright.org

All Birthright services are free, absolutely confidential, and available to any woman regardless of age, race, creed, economic or marital status.
Provides caring, non-judgmental support to girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. Using its own resources and those of the community,
Birthright offers positive and loving alternatives. Monday to Friday from 8h to 16h.

Serena (bilingual)
6646 Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2S 2R9
Contact: (514) 273-7531; toll-free: 1-866-273-7362
Website: www.serena.ca and info@serena.ca

Serena’s mission is to empower women and couples to manage their fertility naturally and effectively.

The organization specializes in teaching the symptom-thermal method.