Resources

Section One: Health Services

Prenatal Resources

Montreal Birth Companions

http://www.montrealbirthcompanions.org

Finding a Caregiver

-Midwife-

The Maisons de Naissance of Montreal:

180 Cartier, Pointe-Claire (affiliated with CLSC Lac Saint-Louis)

Info: (514) 697-1199

6560 Cote-des-Neiges, Cote-des-Neiges (affiliated with CLSC Cote-des-Neiges)

Info: (514) 736-2323

2187 Larivière, Montréal (at the moment for Plateau residents only)

Info: (514) 527-2361

Places to find a family doctor

CLSC Cote des Neiges, 5700 Chemin de la Cote des Neiges, 514-731-4012

CLSC Parc-Extension 7085, rue Hutchison Montréal, Québec H3N 1Y9. 514-273-9591

CLSC Metro 1801, boul. de Maisonneuve O. Montréal, Québec H3H 1J9. 514-934-0354

Clinique VMS, 1273 Ave. Van Horne, 514-271-1210.

Herzl Family Practice Centre, Pavillion H-Second floor, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road, 514-340-8253.

Centre Medicale Nazareth, 1171 Ave. Dollard, LaSalle, 514-368-5500

CLSC NDG walk in clinics/social services/pre-natal nutrition 2525 Cavendish Blvd #110, 514-485-1670

Queen Elizabeth Health Centre, clinic, 514-482-3311

 

Section Two: Social Services

General Resources for Women (related to birth)

La Maison Bleue (2 locations)

Milieu de vie préventif à l’enfance est un organisme sans but lucratif et de bienfaisance qui offre des services de périnatalité sociale aux femmes enceintes vivant en contexte de vulnérabilité, ainsi qu’à leur famille.

1- La Maison Bleue de Côte-des-Neiges

3735 Plamondon

Montréal (Québec)

H3S 1L8

Tél: 514-509-0833

2- La Maison Bleue de Parc-Extension

7867 Querbes

Montréal (Québec)

H3N 2B9

Tél: 514-507-9123

Alternative Naissance

Alternative Naissance est un groupe communautaire autonome sans but lucratif depuis 1982, nous offrons des activités et services qui ont pour but d’humaniser la naissance et de renforcer la vie familiale et communautaire. Notre service d’accompagnement à la naissance est offert gratuitement à toute personne vivant dans des situations précaires ou dans un état de vulnérabilité et de pauvreté.

6006 De Bordeaux Ave.

Montréal, Québec

H2G 2R7

Téléphone : (514) 274-1727

Courriel :

info@alternative-naissance.ca

West Island Women’s Centre

Website: http://www.wiwc.ca/

Phone: (514) 695-8529

Address: P.O. # 521, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, H9R 4S6

Email: carolien.albers@wiwc.ca

– Educational, social and recreational services for women

– Support groups for women dealing with miscarriage, infant death or still birth

phone: 514-695-2566

email: outreach@wiwc.ca

General Therapies

Acupuncturists

Aina Zhang, Clinique SinoCare 4177 Decarie Blvd, (514) 483-6669

http://www.sinocare.ca/ (fertility challenges)

Guillaume Gagnon, 4211 St. Hubert, 514-527-5282

Jean Levesque, 56 St. Joseph West, (514) 525-2425

http://jeanlevesque-acupuncture.com/

Prenatal Yoga

Yoga Space

http://www.yogaspace.com/index.html

Studio Vie

http://www.lestudiovie.com/

Chiropractic and Breastfeeding

Name: Dr. Valerie Lavigne

Website: http://chirofamilial.com/

Phone: (514) 694-7111

Email: vlavigne@chirofamilial.com

Address: 3608 St-Charles # 1A, Kirkland, H9H 3C3

Notes: Turns Breech babies

Patrick Freud, 2100 Marlowe, Suite 406, 514-483-3444

www.drfreud.ca

Breastfeeding

1. Breastfeeding Clinic, Jewish General Hospital

Name: Dr. Anjana Srinivasan

Website: http://www.jgh.ca/en/Breastfeeding

Phone: 514 340-8222, ext. 3269

Address: 3755 Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, H2T 1E2

2. La Leche League

Name: Minerva Mubeenah (514 744-9277)

Website: http://www.lllc.ca/

Phone: 514-842-4781

Address: Centre Greene, 1090 Greene Ave, Montreal, QC H3Z 1Z9,Canada (meetings are second Thursday of the month at 10:00am)

3. Nourri-Source Montréal

Website: http://www.nourri-source.org/

Phone: (514) 948-5160

Address: 6006, rue de Bordeaux, Montréal (Québec) H2G 2R7

4. Carole Dobrich, Head Lactation Consultant

Goldfarb Breastfeeding Program

5790 Cote-des-Neiges

Info: (514) 340- 8222 ext. 3269

5. Lactation Consultants

MotherWit – Kimberley Mackenzie: 514-278-8009

Chantal Lavigne: 514-947-1877

Lydia Marcus: 514-824-8208

Housing, Birth Registration and Legal Services

YWCA Montreal

1355 René-Lévesque Blvd. West (Corner Crescent)

Montreal, Qc H3G 1T3

Lucien-L’Allier (orange line) or Guy-Concordia (green line) Metro

Tel.: 514.866.9941

Fax: 514.866.4866

info@ydesfemmesmtl.org

www.ydesfemmesmtl.org

Offers free legal counselling services

Birth Registration

Le Directeur de l’etat civil

2050, rue de Bleury, 6 etage, Montreal Quebec H3A 2J5

phone: (514) 864-3900

website: www.etatcivil.gouv.qc.ca

Business hours: monday to friday 8:30 – 4:30

Montreal City Mission

Street address: 1440 St-Alexandre, 3rd Floor

Tel.: (514) 844-9128, extension 204

E-mail: js@montrealcitymission.org

Please note the clinic’s Hours of Operation:

Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Friday

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Just Solutions Clinic provides free legal information and assistance (for newcomers with precarious immigration status) Temporarily Closed (due to fire)

Legal Information Clinic at McGill

website: http://mlic.mcgill.ca/

University Centre, Ground Floor

3480 McTavish St.

Montreal, QC, H3A 1X9

(514) 398-6792

Services – free legal information clinic

Mile End Legal Clinic

Website: https://www.justicemontreal.org/en/index.htm

Street Address: 99 Bernard street West, Montreal Qc,

Phone: 514.507.3054.

Email: mile_end_law@yahoo.ca

Services – Free legal information – drop in clinic – Wednesdays 4pm-7pm

Project Genesis

4735 Côte-Ste-Catherine Road

Montréal, (Québec) H3W 1M1

Phone: 514.738.2036

http://www.genese.qc.ca/home.html

support for tenant’s rights, anti-poverty organizing, etc. (for people living in the Snowdon/Côte-des-Neiges )

Immigrant Workers Centre

4755 Van Horne, Suite 110,

Montréal, Québec, Canada

H3W 1H8

Tel: +1514 342-2111

Fax: +1514 227-2268

Email: info@iwc-cti.ca

Website: http://iwc-cti.ca

Visit our office right outside the Plamondon Metro Station

Lundi / Monday 13:00 – 17:00

Mardi / Tuesday 13:00 – 20:00

Mercredi / Wednesday 13:00 – 17:00

Jeudi / Thursday 13:00 – 20:00

HOUSING

YWCA Montreal

The Women’s Y Residential Services offers three community housing resources for women.

● Jardins du Y des femmes

-18 years or over, references needed, referrel from organization or the Y, be autonomous

Contact:

Tel.: 514.861.6884 or

Tel.: 514.866.9941, ext. 298

● Maison Brin d’Elles and Projet St. Michel

-provides housing and community support for women

Admission Criteria:

Be referred by a partner organization.

Contact: Tel.: 514.866.9941, ext. 518

Scalabrini Center

655 Sauriol Street east

Montréal QC H2C 1T9

Telephone: (514) 387-4477

Fax: (514) 387-7733

E-Mail: info@scalabrinimontreal.org

Hours: (Tuesday to Friday)

9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 5pm

-legal aid, housing, employment, language classes

Logifem

phone: 514.939.3172 (spoke to someone there)

– accepts pregnant women, must pay rent, could be in a room with another woman, more of a transition place

FRAPRU (housing – french only)

180, boul. René-Lévesque Est,

Bureau 105

Montréal (Québec) H2X 1N6

Téléphone : (514) 522-1010

Télécopieur : (514) 527-3403

Courriel : frapru@cooptel.qc.ca

Site Web : http://www.frapru.qc.ca

OMHM – Office Municipal d’habitation de Montreal

low-income, subsidized housing; application at the CLSC, faster procedure (look into this) http://www.omhm.qc.ca/en/looking-apartment

-only for Canadian Citizens or permanent residents

FOOD BANKS

1. Le Garde Manger food bank, referrals, meals 514-931-8830 (Location: metro rosemont)

2. MultiCaf, food and meals for low income 514-931-8830 (Location: Snowdon -3591 Avenue Appleton Montreal, QC H3S 1L7)

3. NDG Food Depot 514-483-4680 (Location: NDG – metro Vendome – 2121 d’Oxford Ave Montreal, Québec)

YOUTH SERVICES

Head and Hands

info@headandhands.ca

5833 Sherbrooke West

C.P. 206, Montreal, QC, H4A 3P5

514.481.0277

-The Sense Project (sexual health for high school students)

http://headandhands.ca/sense

Young Parents Program (parents or pregnant women under the age of 25)

O3 On Our Own

For women aged 16-24, Provide families with accessible, preventative services; Help parents take charge of their life; Foster a sense of community within Les Maisons Transitionelles O3 and within the larger community.

www.o3onourown.com

Support Groups/Resources

AIDS Community Care Montreal

Home

2075 Rue Plessis Montreal, QC H2L 2Y4, (514) 527-0928

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SHELTERS and CONJUGAL VIOLENCE

First Nations Women’s Shelter

To contact us:

Phone: (514) 933-4688

Toll Free: 1-866-403-4688

Fax: (514) 933-5747

Email: nakuset@gmail.com

Maison Flora Tristan

Flora Tristan

514.939.3463

SOS Violence conjuguale

1-800-363-9010

Intervenantes : aide@maisonfloratristan.com

La Maison Athena

http://shieldofathena.com/

514.336.7250

<strong “mso-bidi-font-weight:=”” normal”=””>S.O.S. Violence conjugale

514-873-9010 or 1-800-363-9010

Montreal office

514-274-8117 or 1-877-274-8117

Laval office

450-688-6584

Multilingual Sexual Violence Referral and Help Lines

514-270-2900 (Montreal)

450-688-2117 (Laval)

Auberge Shalom

http://aubergeshalom.org/

514.731.0833

Shelter & 24-hr Hotline:

phone: 514-731-0833

fax: 514-731-8337

email: aspf@generation.net

Counselling & Resource Office:

phone: 514-485-4783

fax: 514-485-1097

email: ascc@colba.net

Escale pour Elle

http://www.lescalepourelle.org/

514.493.4004

SOS Violence conjugale

514-873-9010

1-800-363-9010

Assistance aux Femmes de Montréal

http://www.assistanceauxfemmes.ca/?lang=en

Phone: 514-270-8291

Fax: 514-270-1176

E-mail: information@assistanceauxfemmes.ca

Phone Line for Conjugal Violence: SOS Conjugal Violence: crisis, info, talk, help

514.873.9010 or 1.800.363.9010

REFUGEE AND STATUS

Immigrant Workers Centre

4755 Van Horne, Suite 110,

Montréal, Québec, Canada

H3W 1H8

Tel: +1514 342-2111

Fax: +1514 227-2268

Email: info@iwc-cti.ca

Website: http://iwc-cti.ca

Visit our office right outside the Plamondon Metro Station

Lundi / Monday 13:00 – 17:00

Mardi / Tuesday 13:00 – 20:00

Mercredi / Wednesday 13:00 – 17:00

Jeudi / Thursday 13:00 – 20:00

“SYMPATHETIC FAMILY DOCTORS” (Rivka will contact)

6767 cote des neiges community centre

Action Gay, Lesbienne, Bisexuelle, Trans et Queer pour Immigrants et Réfugiés

http://agir-qc.info/

– resources and support for newcomers and refugees

VARIOUS RESOURCES OUTSIDE MONTREAL

1. Act to End Violence Against Women (Jewish Women International)

Located in Toronto, JWI-Act to End Violence Against Women is committed to ending

violence against women in the Jewish community and beyond.

Section III: Commercial Goods

Applecheeks Reusable Diapers:

www.applecheeks.com

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