Mental Health at the MUHC Website: muhc.ca/mental-health/profile/mental-health

Anonymous Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) AA seeks to help anyone who believes their drinking may be negatively affecting their life. They use the 12-Steps to help fellow sufferers in this age-old malady. Services offered in French and English. Phone (Helpline): (514) 350-3444 (Services office): (514) 374-3688 Address: 3920 Rachel Street East, Montreal, Quebec H1X 1Z3 Email: region87@aa-quebec.org Website: aamontreal.com Cocaine Anonymous (CA) A fellowship of men and women whose goal is to stay clean from cocaine and other mind-altering substances, using the 12-Step Program. Services offered in French and English. Phone: (514) 527-9999 Address: 1945 Papineau Street, Montreal, Quebec H2K 4J3 Email: appelalaide@cocainomanes-anonymes.org Website: cocainomanes-anonymes.org Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. English meetings: Wednesdays 7:30pm, 4615 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road. Contact Andre at (450) 464-6771 or andregingras45@hotmail.com. French meetings: Thursdays 7:30pm, 5416 D’lberville Street. Contact Michael at (514) 773-1373 or mikepelligrin007@gmail.com. Website: cdrs.ca/Meetings/quebec Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA) A 12-step based program helping with abstinence from crystal meth. Free and sustained by voluntary contributions. There are two meetings in Montreal every Tuesday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Address: 1223 Amherst Street, Montreal, Quebec H2L 3J3, in the basement Email: Through contact us page Website: crystalmeth.org Depressed Anonymous Depressed Anonymous offers everyone living through distress a helpline and free and confidential support groups. Phone: (514) 278-2130 English Area of Narcotics Anonymous (EANA) The one requirement for membership is a desire to stop using all mind-altering drugs. Regular meetings, using the 12-Step Program, seek to give members support. Phone: (514) 249-0555 Email: Through contact us page Website: eanamontreal.org Gamblers Anonymous (GA) The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. Phone: (514) 484-6666 Email: info@gamontreal.ca Website: gamontreal.ca Marijuana Anonymous (MA) The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using marijuana. In addition to in-person meetings, MA also provides online and phone meetings. Phone (U.S.): +1-800-766-6779 Website: marijuana-anonymous.org Overeaters Anonymous (OA) OA seeks to help anyone who has difficulties with food, be it over-eating, under-eating, over-exercising, or any other food-related problems. They provide weekly meetings in Montreal, as well as online and phone meetings.   Phone: (514) 488-1812 Email: oamontrealinfo@gmail.com Website: oamontrealenglish.org

Crisis Centres

Association IRIS Social reintegration initiative for people temporarily unable to “function” in society. Counseling (with or without accommodations), short-term housing, support for independent living, and outpatient treatment. Open 24/7; bilingual. Phone: (514) 388-9233 Address: 2430 Henri Bourassa Boulevard East, Suite 101, Montreal, Quebec H2B 1T7 Website (French only): associationiris.ca L’Autre Maison Psychosocial approach: crisis intervention, follow-up and counseling, and short-term housing. Serves mainly southwest Montreal (Ville-Émard/Côte Saint-Paul, Saint-Henri, Petite-Bourgogne, Pointe-Saint-Charles, Verdun, Lasalle, Lachine, and Ville Saint-Pierre). Bilingual phone service 24/7. Phone: (514) 768-7225 Website (French only): centredecrise.ca/lautre-maison Mobile Resolution Team (formerly l’Entremise) Telephone intervention, counseling, short-term housing, and external crisis monitoring. Serves mainly east Montreal (Rosemont, St-Michel, St-Léonard, Rivières-des-Prairies/Pointes-aux-Trembles, Anjou, and Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve). Bilingual phone service 24/7. Phone: (514) 351-9592 Website (French only): centredecrise.ca/lentremise Tracom Short-term crisis housing (max. 14 days), community follow-ups (home or elsewhere), orientation and reference, telephone support, and intervention for non-voluntary clients. Services in Westmount, Parc-Extension, Côte St-Luc/Hampstead/Montreal-West, NDG/Côte-des-Neiges, Outremont (some areas), Ville-Marie (some areas), St-Laurent (anglophone population). Bilingual phone service 24/7. Phone: (514) 483-3033 Address: 5469 Cote-Saint-Antoine Street, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1R1 Email: info@tracom.ca Website: tracom.ca/home Transit Crisis intervention, short-term housing, short-term crisis follow-up, and a reference service. Additional services for the deaf and blind. Serves mainly center-east Montreal (bordered by the Metropolitan Autoroute in the north, the Saint Lawrence River in the south, D’Iberville Street in the east, and Hutchinson Street in the west). Crisis line available 24/7. Phone: (514) 282-7753 Address: 538 Cherrier Street, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1H3 Website (French only): centredecrise.ca/le-transit West Island Crisis Centre 24/7 crisis line that offers counseling, short-term housing, and telephone intervention, as well as post-crisis support and reference services. Mainly serves the West Island area of Montreal. Phone: (514) 684-6160 Website: centredecriseoi.com/en/index.html

Educational Services

Atwater Library and Computer Centre Offers courses and workshops to help the young and the old master technology in the digital age, a state-of-the art computer centre, literary and educational events, financial literacy sessions, exhibitions on literature and history, a meeting space for community groups, and much more. Phone: (514) 935-7344 Address: 1200 Atwater Avenue, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4 Email: info@atwaterlibrary.ca Website: atwaterlibrary.ca Concordia Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) CCE offers brief courses and workshops on career-related skills from marketing to business to web design. English. Phone: (514) 848-3600 Address: 1250 Guy Street, FB-1100 (11th floor), Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8 Email: cce@concordia.ca Website: concordia.ca/cce.html Dawson College Centre for Training and Development (CTD)  CTD offers both courses and training for career-related skills. English. Phone: (514) 933-0047 Address: 4001 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Room 2G.1, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4 Email: ctd@dawsoncollege.qc.ca Website: dawsoncollege.qc.ca/ctd Dawson College Continuing Education Dawson College’s Continuing Education offers you many options for furthering your career, your knowledge, your interests, and your training. There is something here for everyone; you just have to choose what is right for you. Phone: (514) 933-3771 Address: 3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 2H.1, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4 Email: conted@dawsoncollege.qc.ca Website: dawsoncollege.qc.ca/continuing-education High School of Montreal (HSM) Adult Education Centre This centre offers a variety of entry-level English courses provided in various languages. It also offers high-school, vocational, and CEGEP-level courses in preparation for university or your career. Phone: (514) 788-5937 Address: 3711 Bullion Street, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3A2 Website: www.hsmontreal.ca McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) MCLL is primarily for people of retirement age who want to continue learning for the joy of it and share their knowledge, ideas, and experience with others. You will make new friends and have the satisfaction of being a student again in the surroundings of a famous university–with no exams! Phone: (514) 398-8234 Address: 688 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 229, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1 Email: mcll.scs@mcgill.ca Website: mcgill.ca/mcll_joy McGill School of Continuing Studies (SCS) SCS offers a range of courses in language and career-related areas as well as humanities and culture.   Phone: (514) 398-6200 Address: 688 Sherbrooke Street West, 11th floor, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1 Email: info.conted@mcgill.ca Website: mcgill.ca/continuingstudies McGill Writing Centre (MWC) Refine your academic writing skills or learn to write for a specific professional audience with courses offered by the McGill Writing Centre (MWC). As a student in one of the MWC’s courses or workshops, you’ll learn essential skills, strategies, and techniques that will help you to succeed both at university and in any number of professions. Phone: (514) 398-7109 Address: McLennan-Redpath Library, Main Floor, Room #2, 3459 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9 Email: mwc@mcgill.ca Website: mcgill.ca/mwc Thomas More Institute (TMI) Thomas More is an adult-specific educational institute. They seek to provide opportunities for meaningful learning and educational development to all. Of note is their Seniors Outreach Program that takes courses to seniors’ residences and centres. Phone: (514) 935-9585 Address: 3405 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1Y2 Email: Through contact us page Website: thomasmore.qc.ca Vanier Continuing Education Vanier College offers a wide variety of continuing education. They also have a “Student For A Day” Program where you can sign-up to experience a class in the field of your choice. English. Phone: (514) 744-7000 Address: 821 Sainte Croix Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4L 3X9 Email: conted@vaniercollege.qc.ca Website: vaniercollege.qc.ca/conted

Employment Services/Agencies

Acces-Cible SMT Seven-week workplace reintegration and maintenance programs for people with mental illness. Phone: (514) 525-8888 Address: 55 Mont Royal Avenue West, Suite 1010, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2S6 Email: info@acces-cible-smt.qc.ca Website (French only): acces-cible.org L’Arrimage Specialized employment services for individuals with mental health problems by referral. Provides workforce reintegration and counselling with a personalized approach. Free for those meeting their eligibility criteria (see website). Phone: (514) 389-9393 Address: 1274 Jean Talon Street East, Suite 204, Montreal, Quebec H2R 1W3 Email: infos.mtl@larrimage.ca Website: larrimage.ca L’Atelier D’Artisanat Centre-Ville Social integration for people with mental illness through the development of art careers for 18+. Phone: (514) 844-6458 Address: 3680 Jeanne Mance Street, Suite 213, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2K5 Email: info@atelierdartisanat.org Website (French only): atelierdartisanat.org CADRE Workforce reintegration for people with mental illness, with volunteer opportunities. Phone: (514) 367-3576 Address: 7491 Cordner Street, LaSalle, Quebec H8N 2R5 Email: administration@lecadre.ca Website: www.lecadre.ca Centre Local d’Emploi Provides vocational training, financial assistance, social support, job postings, student jobs, and labour market information. Phone: (514) 873-4000 Email: Through contact us page Website: emploiquebec.gouv.qc.ca Mouvement pour l’intégration et la rétention en emploi (MIRE) Integration/reintegration into the labour market. Phone: (514) 598-7474 Address: 2187 Lariviere Street, Montreal, Quebec H2K 1P5 Website (French only): portage.ca/fr/quebec/mire Ometz Job seeking tools and help, counseling, social services, youth support, and short-term crisis intervention. Phone: (514) 342-0000 Address: 5151 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M6 Email: info@ometz.ca Website: ometz.ca Passerelle Career counseling, job search, vocational skill workshops, and aid in career marketing materials (cover letters, resumes). Phone: (514) 866-5982 Address: 1255 Phillips Square, Suite 903, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3G1 Email: Through contact us page Website: lapasserelle.ca Youth Employment Services (YES) Job searches, workshops for artists and entrepreneurs, and interview skills. Phone: (514) 878-9788 Address: 666 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 700, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E7 Email: info@yesmontreal.ca Website: yesmontreal.ca YWCA Social reintegration, housing, job search help, career counseling. Fringues & Cie: paid work experience and training in retail. Phone: (514) 866-9941 Address: 1355 Rene Levesque Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1T3 Email: info@ydesfemmesmtl.org Website: ydesfemmesmtl.org                 Fringues & Cie

Entertainment/Cultural Activities

Art Mûr Contemporary art gallery with seven exhibition spaces. Phone: (514) 933-0711 Address: 5826 Saint Hubert Street, Montreal, Quebec H2S 2L7 Email: Through contact us page     Website: artmur.com Biodôme The Biodôme, whose name means “house of life,” shows visitors the “true nature” of the Americas, by offering up their loveliest and most amazing ecosystems, with animals in these habitats. Phone: (514) 868-3000 Address: 4777 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H1V 1B3 Email: Through contact us page Website: espacepourlavie.ca/en/biodome Botanical Gardens The Botanical Gardens of Montreal, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions, and activities all year long. Phone: (514) 872-1400 Address: 4101 Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2 Email: Through contact us page Website: espacepourlavie.ca/en/botanical-garden Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) Permanent collection and special exhibitions in an amazing building. Address: 1920 Baile Street, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2H6 Email: info@cca.qc.ca Website: cca.qc.ca Centaur Theatre Company      Centaur Theatre Company is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating, developing, producing, and presenting an array of plays. Phone (Box office): (514) 288-3161             (Administration): (514) 288-1229 Address: 453 Saint Francois Xavier Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1 Website: centaurtheatre.com Centre Bell   Sports and musical events.   Phone (Ticket purchasing service): 1-855-310-2525              (Administration): (514) 932-2582 Address: 1909 Canadiens-de-Montréal Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3C 5L2 Email: Through contact us page Website: centrebell.ca Comedy Nest        Montreal’s best comedy nest.                              Phone: (514) 932-6378 Address: 2313 Saint Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1N2, in the Pepsi Forum Email: info@comedynest.com Website: comedynest.com DHC/ART Award-winning exhibitions by incredible artists. If there’s a show on there, it’s probably a must-see! Phone: (514) 849-3742 Address: 451 & 465 Saint Jean Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2R5 Email: info@dhc-art.org Website: dhc-art.org InfiniTheatre InfiniTheatre seeks out, develops, showcases, and brokers original plays from Québec and indigenous writers from across Canada. They have a playwriting competition and script development programs open to the broadest spectrum of local writers. Phone: (514) 987-1774 Address: 5413 Saint Laurent Boulevard, Suite #203, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1S5, ring buzzer #404  Email: info@infinitheatre.com Website: infinitheatre.com Insectarium The Insectarium, considered one of the largest insect museums in North America, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010. It is home to some 250,000 specimens of living and naturalized insects, an anthill, and many other exciting vivariums. Phone: (514) 872-1400 Address: 4581 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2 Email: Through contact us page Website: espacepourlavie.ca/en/insectarium La Chapelle Theatre This non-profit organization is devoted to performing arts such as francophone and anglophone theatre, contemporary dance, performance art, music, new artistic practices, and multidisciplinary shows that transcend boundaries. Phone (Box office): (514) 843-7738              (Administration): (514) 987-1639 Address: 3700 Saint Dominique Street, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2X7 Email: info@lachapelle.org Website: lachapelle.org MainLine Theatre MainLine curates a variety of events and performances, such as theatre, dance, acoustic music, book launches, film screenings, readings, workshops, and art classes. Phone: (514) 849-3378 Address: 3997 Saint Laurent Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Y4 Email: info@mainlinetheatre.ca Website: mainlinetheatre.ca Maison de la Culture Côte-des-Neiges       Cultural centre with three exhibition halls and free artistic shows. Phone: (514) 872-6889 Address: 5290 Côte-des-Neiges Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1Y2 Email: Through contact us page Website: ville.montreal.qc.ca Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI) Interdisciplinary arts venue.      Phone (Box office): (514) 982-3386              (Administration): (514) 982-1812 Address: 3680 Jeanne Mance Street, Suite 103, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2K5 Email: info@m-a-i.qc.ca Website: m-a-i.qc.ca Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA)       The MMFA comprises paintings, sculptures, graphic arts, photographs, and decorative art objects displayed in four pavilions. Phone: (514) 285-2000            Address: 1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1J5 Email: Through contact us page Website: mbam.qc.ca MMFA Art Hive The Art Hive is a creative community studio supervised by an art therapist, with art materials provided free of charge. Open Wednesdays from 3-8pm and Sundays from 1-4pm. Click here to see photos/artwork from when our mentors attended! Phone: (514) 285-2000 Address: 2200 Crescent Street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1J5 Email: Through contact us page Website: mbam.qc.ca/en/education-and-art-therapy And check out an article written about the event, found in the first RTPublication: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) Visual art exhibitions, documentaries, workshops, etc. Phone (Group reservations): (514) 847-6253              (General information): (514) 847-6226 Address: 185 Saint Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3X5 Email (Group reservations): reservation.education@macm.org            (General information): info@macm.org Website: macm.org National Theatre School Live theatre, community workshops, and student shows. Phone: (514) 842-7954   Address: 5030 Saint Denis Street, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2L8 Email: info@ent-nts.ca Website: ent-nts.ca Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre Includes an exhibition room, the Benny Library, a terrace, and courtyard with multidisciplinary programming: visual arts, theatre, dance, etc. Phone: (514) 872-0777 Address: 6400 Monkland Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1E3 Email: Through contact us page Website: ville.montreal.qc.ca Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) The OSM is one of the major cultural organizations of the city whose name it bears with pride. Phone: (514) 842-9951                       Address: 1600 Saint Urbain Street, Montreal, Quebec H2X 0S1 Email: Through contact us page Website: osm.ca Parisian Laundry One of Montreal’s leading contemporary art galleries with an international art scene. Phone: (514) 989-1056 Address: 3550 Saint Antoine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H4C 1A9   Email: info@parisianlaundry.com Website: parisianlaundry.com Place des Arts (PDA) Local events, concerts, and art. Phone (Box office): (514) 842-2112              (General information): (514) 285-4200         Address (Saint Urbain entrance): 1600 Saint Urbain Street, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Y9                (Saint Catherine entrance): 175 Saint Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Y9 Email (Box office):  billets@placedesarts.com            (General information): info@placedesarts.com Website: placedesarts.com Quebec Writers Federation (QWF) Writing workshops and programs with events, prizes, and awards. Phone: (514) 933-0878 Address:1200 Atwater Avenue, Suite 3, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4 Email: info@station16gallery.com Website: qwf.org Rialto Theatre The Rialto Theatre hosts many events such as parties, galas, shows, etc. Phone: (514) 770-7773                                                  Address: 5723 Park Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4H2 Email: Through contact us page Website: theatrerialto.ca Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium Astronomy exhibitions. Phone: (514) 868-3000 Address: 4801 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H1V 3V4 Email: Through contact us page Website: espacepourlavie.ca/en/planetarium Segal Centre for Performing Arts      The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is dedicated to nurturing, producing, and presenting world-class English-language theatre by the best professional artists from Montreal and beyond. Phone (Box office): (514) 739-7944              (General information): (514) 739-2301                     Address: 5170 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M7 Email (Box office): boxoffice@segalcentre.org            (General information): info@segalcentre.org Website: segalcentre.org Station 16      Contemporary art gallery.    Phone: (514) 849-8016 Address: 3523 Saint Laurent Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2T6 Email: info@station16gallery.com Website: station16gallery.com Tangente    Contemporary dance shows. Phone: (514) 525-5584                                        Address: 1435 Bleury Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2H7 Email: information@tangentedanse.ca Website: tangentedanse.ca Théâtre St-Denis Théâtre St-Denis offers a unique and inviting space conducive to a wide variety of shows, including comedy, singing, musicals, and many other high-quality performances and events Phone: (514) 849-4211                                    Address: 1594 Saint Denis Street, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K2 Email: information@theatrestdenis.com Website: theatrestdenis.com Visual Arts Centre (VAC) Art gallery and art school. Phone: (514) 488-9558 Address: 350 Victoria Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3Z 2N4 Email: info@visualartscentre.ca Website: visualartscentre.ca

Financial Assistance

L’Association coopérative d’économie familiale (ACEF) du Sud-Ouest de Montréal Finance management workshops, budget consultation, and help with taxes.  Phone: (514) 362-1711 Address: 6734 Monk Boulevard, 2nd floor, Montreal, Quebec H4E 3J1 Email: acefsom@consommateur.qc.ca Website (French only): consommateur.qc.ca/acef-som Le Centre d’Information Communautaire et de Dépannage (CIDC) Services to low-income individuals: taxes, housing pensions, and healthcare. Phone: (514) 526-4908 Address: 2766 De Rouen Street, Montreal, Quebec H2K 1N3 Clinique d’impôts Income tax services. Phone: (514) 990-3789 Address: 1260 Saint Catherine Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2H2 Employment Insurance Benefits (Canadian Government) Information on Canadian employment insurance, temporary benefits, sickness, etc. Phone: 1-800-206-7218 Website: canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei Loans and Bursaries Program (Quebec Government) For students, there is financial assistance available to those with a major functional disability and those with a serious mental or physical health disorder. See website for details. Phone: (514) 864-3557 Website: afe.gouv.qc.ca Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale Government ministry for all information regarding government assistance. Phone: (514) 873-4000 Email: Through contact us page Website: mtess.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.asp NDG Community Council Tax services for NDG residents. Phone: (514) 484-1471 Address: 5964 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Avenue, Suite 204, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1N1 Email: ndgcc@ndg.ca Website: ndg.ca Organisation d’aide aux sans-emploi (ODAS) An organization that advocates for the rights of unemployed welfare recipients. Phone: (514) 932-3926 Address: 2515 Delisle Street, Suite 209, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1K8 Email: odas@bellnet.ca Website (French only): odas-montreal.blogspot.com Prescription Drug Insurance A website documenting the aid Quebec provides for purchasing of prescription drugs, who is eligible, and how to apply. Phone: (514) 864-3411 Address: 425 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, 3rd floor, Suite 301, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3G5 Email: Through contact us page Website: ramq.gouv.qc.ca/en/citizens/prescription-drug-insurance/Pages/eligibility.aspx Project Genesis Assistance in housing rights and welfare advocacy. Phone: (514) 738-2036 Address: 4735 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M1 Website: genese.qc.ca Saint Columba House Assistance, support, and rights information for people on welfare. Phone: (514) 932-6202 Address: 2365 Grand Trunk Street, Montreal, Quebec H3K 1M8 Website: saintcolumbahouse.org Student Loans Service Canada Learn how to manage and reduce student loan debt. Website: CanLEarn.ca/repay

Food and Necessities

Accueil Bonneau Housing, social reintegration, employment, financial advising, dining room, health services, clothing, and hygiene. Phone: (514) 845-3906 Address: 427 De la Commune Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1J4 Email: info@accueilbonneau.com Website: accueilbonneau.com Chez Doris Clothing and hygiene, meals, educational and social services, legal services, Inuit services, financial management services, and psychosocial services. Services women. Phone: (514) 937-2341 Address: 1430 Chomedey Street, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2A7 Email: information@chezdoris.org Website: chezdoris.org Dantech New and second-hand computers and electronics offered at reasonable prices with a buying program for older electronics in good condition. Phone: (514) 849-2999 Address: 4526 Saint Denis Street, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2L3 Email: info@dantech.ca Website: dantech.ca The Depot Provides food services to the poor and hungry and healthy food baskets. Also has a meal program, cooking lessons, home-delivered meals, social integration, and education about poverty and hunger.  Phone: (514) 483-4680 Address: 6450 Somerled Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4V 1S5 Email: info@depotndg.org Website: depotndg.org Groupe PART Promoting the integration of people with mental illness and psychosocial problems through food delivery, catering, and training for kitchen-related careers. Phone: (514) 526-7278 Address: 4100 Andre Laurendeau Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H1Y 3N6 Email: info@groupepart.ca Website: groupepart.ca/en Multi Caf Community cafeteria offering daily complete meals for $2 or a monthly card with 20 meals for $35. Offers delivery services for elderly or isolated individuals. Has free social intervention services. Côte-des-Neiges habitants can receive a substantial food basket for $2. Phone: (514) 733-0544 Address: 3591 Appleton Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3S 1L7 Email: info@multicaf.org Website (French only): multicaf.org Optician Philippe Rochette Affordable prescription eyeglasses for those on a low income. Phone: (514) 303-4315 Address: 160 Saint Viateur Street East, Suite 404, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1A8 (see website for other locations) Email: philippe@bonhommealunettes.org Website: bonhommealunettes.org Resto-Plateau Inexpensive meals, catering, socializing and support, and training for kitchen-related careers. Phone: (514) 527-5997 Address: 4450 Saint Hubert Street, Suite 232, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2W9 Email: servicetraiteur@restoplateau.com Website (French only): restoplateau.com Sun Youth Food assistance, clothing bank, new clothing distribution, eyeglasses, medication program, material assistance, children’s aid program. Phone: (514) 842-6822 Address: 4251 Saint Urbain Street, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1V6 Email: info@sunyouthorg.com Website: sunyouthorg.com/en

Housing (Short-Term)

Face à Face The Face à Face Listening and Intervention Centre offers various housing resources as well as an accompaniment service for those in need. Open Monday-Friday from 9-5. Phone: (514) 934-4546 Address: 1857 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Suite 100, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J9 Email: info@faceafacemontreal.org Website: faceafacemontreal.org Friends for Mental Health This organization’s website provides many housing resources and specifies if they are for women/men/anglophones/francophones. Phone: (514) 636-6885 Address: 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Quebec H9S 1X1 E-mail: asmfmh@qc.aira.com Website: asmfmh.org/en/resources/other-services/housing Nazareth House/Anne’s House Residence for homeless or at-risk men (Nazareth House) and women (Anne’s House) that provides support, meals, and clothes. Phone: (514) 933-6916 Address: 1197 Seymour Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2A4 Email: Nazareth.Maison@gmail.com or through contact us page Website: nazarethcommunity.com Salvation Army Booth Centre A community organization that provides short- to long-term shelter for men 18+ facing homelessness, addiction, and mental health issues. Phone: (514) 932-2214 Address: 880 Guy Street, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1T4 Email: centreboothmtl@bellnet.ca Website: centreboothmtl.ca Office municipal d’habitation de Montréal (OMHM) Shelter allowance program: service providing assistance to low-income individuals, families, and seniors by offering housing wherein individuals pay rent equal to 25% of their income. Phone: (514) 872-6442 Address: 415 Saint Antoine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1H8 Email: lyne.desaulniers@omhm.qc.ca Website: omhm.qc.ca Old Brewery Mission Organization providing a range of services that respond to the needs of the homeless and at-risk population in order to enable reintegration into the community. Resources include shelter, food, clothing, and a rehabilitation program. There is also a 24/7 emergency service. Phone (For men): (514) 798-2244              (For women): (514) 526-6446 Address (For men): Webster Pavillion, 915 Clark Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1J8                 (For women): Patricia Mackenzie Pavillion, 1301 De Maisonneuve Boulevard East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2A4 Email: info@missionoldbrewery.ca Website: missionoldbrewery.ca

Housing (Long-Term)

L’Abri en ville Provides safe and affordable long-term housing for individuals with mental illnesses within an inclusive and supportive environment. Phone: (514) 932-2199 Address: 2352 Duvernay Street, Montreal, Quebec H3J 2X1 Email: Through contact us page Website: labrienville.org Accueil Bonneau Part of the Montreal Housing Project, Accueil Bonneau offers four houses with short-term, mid-term, and long-term solutions for people who are suffering from various problems related to homelessness (mental illness, addiction, etc.). Four forms of studio housing cater specifically to various circumstances, including assisted living. Phone: (514) 845-3906 Address: 427 De la Commune Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1J4 Email: info@accueilbonneau.com Website: accueilbonneau.com Alternative Centregens Facilitates the social reintegration of individuals experiencing mental health problems by providing a variety of services and activities that cultivate self-reliance on a daily basis. Phone: (450) 651-0651 Address: 462 Sainte-Foy Boulevard, Longueuil, Quebec J4J 1Y2 Email: Through contact us page Website: centregens.ca Elizabeth House Private rehabilitation centre that offers housing assistance, child care, parental support, and counseling to families with children 0-5 years of age. Phone: (514) 482-2488 Address: 2131 De Marlowe Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3L4 Email: info@maisonelizabeth.ca Website: maisonelizabethhouse.com Forward House The Forward House aims to provide individuals with the opportunity to learn how to cope with psychiatric difficulties as well as how to manage their lives more effectively and independently. Phone: (514) 488-9119 Address: 2240 Girouard Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3C3 Email: maisonlesetapes@videotron.ca Website: forwardhouse.org Friends for Mental Health This organization’s website provides many housing resources and specifies if they are for women/men/anglophones/francophones. Phone: (514) 636-6885 Address: 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Quebec H9S 1X1 E-mail: asmfmh@qc.aira.com Website: asmfmh.org/en/resources/other-services/housing Impact groupe d’aide en santé mentale Provides supervised apartments and services for individuals facing mental health problems. Phone: (514) 939-3132 Address: 2460 Saint Antoine Street, Door 107, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1B1 Email: impact@bellnet.ca or through contact us page Website (French only): impactsantementale.org Maison Claude-Laramée (Part of Old Brewery Mission and the Douglas Mental Health Institute) A rehabilitation house for both men and women 18+ with mental health and substance abuse problems facing homelessness. The house allows for a duration of stay up to two years. Must be referred by the Douglas Mental Health Institute or other hospitals. Services offered in both English and French. Phone: (514) 788-3706 Address: 60 De l’Église Street, Verdun, Quebec H4G 2L9 Email: nvanelslande@missionoldbrewery.ca Website: missionoldbrewery.ca/en/our-actions/preventing-ending-homelessness/urban-health Maison Lucien L’allier Provides long-term affordable housing with support services for individuals with mental health problems. Phone: (514) 932-1898 Address: 720 Lucien L’Allier Street, Suite 106, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1Z8 Email: Info.maison-lucienlallier@videotron.ca Website: maisonlucienlallier.wordpress.com Maison St-Dominique Provides affordable long-term housing with psychosocial support for individuals living with mental health disorders. Also has three other residences: Saint Hubert (1034 Saint Hubert Street), Saint Denis (3670 Saint Denis Street), and Villeray (7787 Lanaudiere Street). Phone: (514) 845-7793 Address: 20 Guilbault Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1A1 Email: msd@maisonstdominique.org Website (French only): maisonstdominique.org Miriam Foundation The Lou Greenberg-Miriam Association provides community living, resources, and support for individual with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and intellectual disabilities (ID). Phone: (514) 345-1300 Address: 8000 Decarie Boulevard, Suite 620, Montreal, Quebec H4P 2S4 Email: info@miriamfoundation.ca or through contact us page Website: miriamfoundation.ca/en/community-homes.html MIR Plus Provides temporary supervised group living for 6-9 months. Must be referred from the hospital. Services offered in English and French. Phone: (514) 488-0079 Projet PAL Provides affordable and comfortable housing with community support services that enable members’ reintegration into the community. Check the website below for more information on the different programs offered and the programs’ phone numbers. Phone: (514) 767-4701 Address: 861 De l’Église Street, Montreal, Quebec H4G 2N3 Email: info@projetpal.com or through contact us page Website: projetpal.com/programs/housing The Open Door Drop-in centre providing services to homeless and low-income people in downtown Montreal such as food and clothing, laundry services, shelter during the day, counselling, referrals to professional mental health and drug addiction counsellors, and employment assistance. Phone: (514) 939-1970 Address: 4006 Dorchester Boulevard, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1T7 Email: david@opendoortoday.org Website: opendoortoday.org

Housing (Rights/Advocacy)

Arnold Bennett Housing Hotline Housing advice and rights information, protection of tenant rights. Phone: (514) 488-0412 Website: facebook.com/groups/HousingHotline Front d’action populaire en réaménagement urbain (FRAPRU) National group for housing rights and advocacy. Phone: (514) 522-1010 Address: 1431 Fullum Street, Suite 201, Montreal, Quebec H2K 0B5 Email: frapru@frapru.qc.ca Website (French only): frapru.qc.ca Régie du logement Information on housing rights provided by the Government of Quebec in both English and French including documentation, forms, aids, legal advice, etc. Phone: (514) 873-2245 Email: Through contact us page Website: www.rdl.gouv.qc.ca Société d’habitation du Québec (SHQ) Society responding to the needs of Quebec citizens. Offers a shelter allowance program which provides assistance to low-income individuals, families, and seniors. Phone: 1-800-463-4315 Address: 500 René Lévesque Boulevard West, 5th floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1W7 Email: Through contact us page Website: habitation.gouv.qc.ca

Housing (Resources for Women)

Abri d’espoir Emergency, short & long term shelter, family accommodation, meals. Phone: (514) 934-5615 Address: 2000 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1M8 Email: Through contact us page Website: salvationarmy.ca/quebec/home/services/housing-centres-shelters/abri Auberge Madeleine Free short-term housing and group living for women in difficult situations, crisis intervention, assistance finding long-term lodging. Phone: (514) 597-1303 Address: Confidential (contact for address) Email: administration@aubergemadeleine.org Website: aubergemadeleine.org Auberge Shalom Emergency shelter for abused women, counseling for women and children, group/alternative therapy. Phone: (514) 731-0833 Address: Confidential (contact for address) Email: infoaspf@videotron.ca Website: aubergeshalom.org Auberge Transition Shelter for victims of violence, crisis line, counseling for women and children, post-shelter services, crisis intervention, accompaniments. Phone: (514) 481-0495 Address: 2353 Marcil Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3P6 Email: aubtrans@qc.aira.com Website: aubergetransition.org Le Chainon Catering to all women facing difficult circumstances and/or homelessness, Le Chainon offers professional support in a non-judgemental environment. Phone: (514) 845-0151 Address: 4373 De l’Esplanade Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1T2 Email: info@lechainon.org or fondation@lechainon.org or through contact us page Website (French only): lechainon.org Friends for Mental Health This organization’s website provides many housing resources for women and specifies if they are for anglophones or francophones. Phone: (514) 636-6885 Address: 750 Dawson Avenue, Dorval, Quebec H9S 1X1 E-mail: asmfmh@qc.aira.com Website: asmfmh.org/en/resources/other-services/housing Herstreet Herstreet promotes relational health and seeks to give homeless women and those in great difficulty the necessary resources that will enable them to regain power in their lives. The resources include a place to live that is secure and suited to their needs, an inclusive community of women, a warm environment, and accompaniment services and activities. Phone: (514) 284-9665 Address: 1050 Jeanne-Mance Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1L7 Email: Through contact us page Website: laruedesfemmes.org Maison Marguerite Unconditionally welcomes the poorest women by providing them with temporary shelter and food and generally facilitating the social reintegration of single, homeless, abused, and struggling women. Phone: (514) 932-2250 Email: info@maisonmarguerite.com Website (French only): maisonmarguerite.com Multi-Femmes 24/7 services for women who identify as victims of domestic violence and their children, providing shelter, security, and support. Phone: (514) 523-1095 Address: Cp 399, Succ Delorimier, Montreal, Quebec H2H 2N7 Email: coordonatrice@multifemmes.com Website (French only): multifemmes.com Le Parados Provides 24-hour support, help, and short-term housing for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Member of the Fédération des Maisons d’hébergement pour Femmes. Phone: (514) 637-3529 Email: parados@videotron.ca Website (French only): leparados.com Patricia Mackenzie Pavilion (Part of Old Brewery Mission) Largest resource for homeless women in Canada providing emergency services and psychosocial support. Phone: (514) 526-6446 Address: 1301 De Maisonneuve Boulevard East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2A4 Email: info@missionoldbrewery.ca Website: missionoldbrewery.ca/en/contact The Shield of Athena Catering to many of Montreal’s major ethnocultural communities, the Shield of Athena is a non-profit organization for victims of family violence offering emergency shelter and professional services to women and their children. Phone: (514) 274-8117 Email: Through contact us page Website: shieldofathena.com YWCA Women’s Residence Program A social reintegration program geared towards women facing difficult circumstances. Phone: (514) 866-9941, ext. 298 Address: 1355 René Lévesque Boulevard West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1T3 Email: servicesresidentiels@ydesfemmesmtl.org or through contact us page Website: ydesfemmesmtl.org/en/housing-services/residence

Legal Information

Legal Aid Mental Health
Legal aid for those with mental health problems.
Phone: (514) 864-7666
Address: 3535 Queen Mary Road, Montreal, Quebec, H3V 1H8
Email: baj.cotedesneiges@ccjm.qc.ca
Website: aidejuridiquedemontreal.ca

Pro Bono Québec
Affordable/free legal aid depending on income, priority for certain people.
Phone: (514) 904-1076
Email: info@probonoquebec.ca or through contact us page
Website (French only): probonoquebec.ca

YWCA Legal Information Clinic
Thirty-minute legal information sessions for women ranging from 0-$20 on family, immigration, civil, criminal, housing, and labour law.
Phone: (514) 866-9941, ext. 293
Email: Through contact us page
Website: ydesfemmesmtl.org/en/community-services/legal-information-clinic

Listening Lines

Drugs: Help and Referral (DAR) Offers anonymous, free, confidential, and bilingual support; information; and referral for those affected by drug addiction. Phone: (514) 527-2626 Email: dar@info-reference.qc.ca Website: drogue-aidereference.qc.ca Écoute Entraide An anonymous and free listening line for calls related to mental health, anxiety, depression, solitude, isolation, family problems, etc. The line is open seven days a week from 8am-midnight. There are also self-help groups held every Thursday from 1:30-3:30pm. Phone: (514) 278-2130 Address: 435 Beaubien Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2S 1S4 Email: info@ecoute-entraide.org Website (French only): ecoute-entraide.org Face à Face The Face à Face Listening and Intervention Centre offers active listening, intervention, and collaborative support to vulnerable and isolated individuals, on the telephone and in person, to encourage the process of empowerment and social reintegration. Open Monday-Friday from 9-5. Phone: (514) 934-4546 Address: 1857 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Suite 100, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J9 Email: info@faceafacemontreal.org Website: faceafacemontreal.org Le Havre A helpline that welcomes each person as they define themselves, without telling them who they should be. It is in place to help those in psychological distress, loneliness, depression, anxiety, addiction, and anything to do with mental health. Open Monday-Friday from 9-5. You can also come in person from 9am-4pm. Phone: (514) 982-0333 Address: 1260 Saint Catherine Street East, Suite 209, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2H2 Email: info@le-havre.qc.ca Website (French only): le-havre.qc.ca Info-Santé and Info-Social Provides information on Montreal services and health advice. Phone: 811 Website: santemontreal.qc.ca Revivre An organization dedicated to helping those with anxiety, depression, or bipolar disorder. The helpline is free and open Monday-Friday from 9-5. There are also support groups throughout the week (schedules on site). Phone: (514) 738-4873 Address: 5140 Saint Hubert Street, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2Y3 Email: revivre@revivre.org Website: revivre.org Suicide Action Montréal (SAM) SAM is a bilingual service open 24/7. Call if you are considering suicide, grieving, or someone is worrying you. It is also a line where you can talk freely about your concerns and receive concrete ways to help yourself and others. They provide in-person meetings that provide information about suicide and suicide prevention for French-speakers; however, one can call ahead to receive a print-out of the information in English or be referred to another organization. Phone: (514) 723-4000 Email: info@suicideactionmontreal.qc.ca Website: suicideactionmontreal.org Tel-Aide Tel-Aide’s mission is to offer a free listening service, in English and in French, which is anonymous, confidential, and 24/7. The service is accessible to everyone who suffers from loneliness or stress, who is emotionally distressed or angry, or who simply needs to confide in someone who will listen without judgment. Phone: (514) 935-1101 Address: Box. 205, Branch H, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2K7 Website: telaide.org Tel-Écoute/Tel-Aînés Free, confidential, and anonymous listening line and reference service. They have a specialized listening service for the 60+ that can also provide individual meetings at home and senior discussion groups. Phone (Tel-Écoute): (514) 493-4484              (Tel-Aînés): (514) 353-2463 Address: 6665 Marseille Street, Montreal, Quebec H1N 1M2 Email: info@tel-ecoute.org Website (French only): tel-ecoute.org

Mental Health Associations and Information

AMI-Quebec: An Organization for Families of Those with Mental Illnesses Gives education/support and advocates for families and friends living with mental illness. Offers individual counselling, group seminars, and lectures for family members. Visit their website, where they have a long and updated list of community resources and publications for families and friends. Look under “External Resources.” Phone: (514) 486-1448 Address: 5800 Decarie Street, Montreal, Quebec H3X 2J5 E-mail: info@amiquebec.org Website: amiquebec.org Association des médecins psychiatres du Québec (AMQ) Mental health/ psychiatry information, definitions, resources, and procedures. Phone: (514) 350-5128 Address: 2 Complexe Desjardins, East Tower, 30th floor, Montreal, Quebec H5B 1G8 Website (French only): ampq.org Association québécoise des centres d’intervention en dépendence (AQCID) AQCID is a national association regrouping community and private organizations working in addiction. They provide information about addiction and referrals to other organizations. Phone: (418) 682-0051 Address: 1610 6th Street, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G8Y 5B8 Email: info@aqcid.com Website: aqcid.com Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Information and statistics on Canadian addiction, plus education, publications and news. Phone: (613) 235-4048 Email: Through information request page Website: ccsa.ca Douglas Mental Health University Institute Provides information and education about mental illness and addictions. Phone: (514) 761-6131 Address: 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H4H 1R3 Website: douglas.qc.ca/info_sante

Mind/Body

Axion Clinic
Provides many traditional Chinese techniques and therapies to help with body aches; numbness in fingers and toes; muscle tension; and sleep disorders including acupressure, acupuncture, and massage.
Phone: (514) 369-8445
Address: 245 Victoria Avenue, Suite 430, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2M6
Email: info@axionclinic.com
Website: axionclinic.com

Free Meditation
A website that provides information on the benefits and how-tos of meditation.
Email: contact@freemeditation.com or through contact us page
Website: freemeditation.com

Montreal Art of Living Centre
Yoga, meditation, vegetarian cooking classes, and breathing workshops.
Phone: (438) 380-9642 or (438) 380-YOGA
Address: 5369 Saint Laurent Boulevard, Suite 240, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1S5
Email: montreal@artofliving.ca
Website: artdevivremtl.ca

The Phare
Christian community church offering various religious and spiritual programs for the Salvation Army Booth Centre’s residents, staff members, and local community.
Phone: (514) 932-2214
Address: 880 Guy Street, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1T4
Email: centreboothmtl@bellnet.ca
Website: centreboothmtl.ca/phare_eng.html

Refuge Recovery
A Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from addiction. Meditation and mindfulness. Meetings at Yoga de L’Éveil on Fridays from 6:30-8:30pm and at Centre Soha on Monday from 7:30-8:30pm.
Address: (Yoga de L’Éveil): 4847 Park Ave, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4E7
                 (Centre Soha): 961 Rachel Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2J4
Email: (Centre Soha): julie.vachon@live.ca
Through contact us page
Website: refugerecovery.org

Re:source Yoga Therapy
Yoga and public workshops.
Phone: (514) 576-7247
Address: Metro Laurier, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2M1
Website: resourceyoga.com

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Workshops
An online resource that provides classes on Sahaja meditation. Some benefits of meditation may include a decrease in stress and anxiety, improved health, and a peaceful mind.
Phone: (514) 996-1670
Website: onlinemeditation.org

Vidalia Studio
Massage therapy and yoga. Newcomers are welcome–no experience or knowledge is required to participate. Classes offered in French and English.
Address: 5276 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1K9
Email: info@vidaliayoga.com
Website: vidaliayoga.com

Online Support Websites

dailystrength.org Online discussion and support groups for everything from addiction, anxiety, and allergies to physical injuries to trauma and women’s health. Website: dailystrength.org heretohelp.bc.ca A coalition of seven different mental health and substance abuse organizations based in B.C. Online services include self-screening (for depression, anxiety, risky drinking, and substance abuse), mental health and substance use information (including causes, avoiding risky behaviour, myths, and facts, all specific to each mental health disorder), as well as personal stories. Email: bcpartners@heretohelp.bc.ca or through contact us page Website: heretohelp.bc.ca mypeaceofmind.ca This website provides information about depression and anxiety. It answers commonly-asked questions about what mental illness is, the possible side effects of antidepressants, symptoms of depression, treatment, and more. Website: mypeaceofmind.ca recoverycanada.org This organization hosts 24/7 live chat rooms for those registered with Recovery Canada. There is also a full list of recovery tools and tips and an explanation of the recovery method, which is focussed on identifying and managing negative thoughts and feelings. Email: Through contact us page Website: recoverycanada.org smartrecoveryquebec.org Meetings on how to maintain focus and motivation to quit alcoholism, drug addiction, and other compulsive disorders; how to handle urges without acting upon them; and coping/positive lifestyle skills. 15 meetings/week over voice or chat, as well as a 24/7 chat room that offers a sympathetic ear to anyone who needs someone to listen. Phone: (514) 621-2257 Address: Saint-Raymond Centre, 5605 Upper Lachine, Montreal, Quebec H4A 2A6 Website: smartrecoveryquebec.org suicidepreventionhelp.com This website begins with a suicide prevention/friendship letter for those with depressed/suicidal thoughts in the hopes that his experience might reach someone. In addition, there is a Global Web Directory for carefully screened suicide prevention resources, a list of crisis centres, and many articles and resources on depression. Email: Through contact us page Website: suicidepreventionhelp.com

Recreation and Fitness

Club LaCité
A gym that has a cardio room, weight room, wellness centre, swimming pool, and tennis as well as private and group training. $30-40/month.
Phone: (514) 288-8221
Address: 3575 Park Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3P9
Email: info@clublacite.ca or through contact us page
Website: clublacite.ca

Énergie Cardio
Énergie Cardio is a gym that has group training, private training, a gym, and sauna. They have classes on power cardio, BodyPump, Body Design, Zumba, Sep, and many more. For under 25-year-olds, it is $25/month. They also offer a discounted $30/month membership for all. Check the website below for the closest locations and telephone numbers.
Email: Through contact us page
Website: energiecardio.com

Le Gym (Concordia Fitness Centre)
Aerobics, fitness, yoga, pilates, dance, martial arts, spinning, weights, personal training, badminton, basketball, etc. To attend a class, you need to pay by the semester. Gym membership for the general public around $50/month.
Phone: (514) 848-2424, ext. 3860
Address: 1515 Saint Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2W1
Email: legym@concordia.ca
Website: concordia.ca/campus-life/recreation/facilities/le-gym.html

Meetups Montreal
RSVP online to events run by hundreds of different groups in Montreal! For example, there are groups for Badminton, D&D, AI, Discovering the Outdoors, Singles Meetups, French conversation, and many more.
Website: meetup.com/cities/ca/qc/montreal

Randonnée Aventure
Bilingual and volunteer-run, Randonnee Aventure promotes and facilitates group participation in outdoor activities in a social setting. Hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing are just some activities offered, as well as day trips to scenic areas in Quebec, Vermont, and New York. Annual membership is $25–try a trial trip before you buy!
Phone: (514) 359-6781
Email: info@randonnee.ca
Website: randonnee.ca

Velo Montreal
A cycling guide for Montreal! Has maps of beautiful bike rides, bike paths throughout Montreal, and a list of bike shops.
Website: velomtl.com

YMCA
The YMCA offers many sports: squash, badminton, basketball, volleyball, soccer, swimming, and more. Their classes include strength and cardio, dance, mind/body, yoga, spin, and pilates. Their community programs focus on senior activities, homeless assistance, housing services, and others. For more locations and telephone numbers, check out the website below.
Phone (Westmount): (514) 931-8046
             (Downtown): (514) 849-8393
Address (Westmount): 4585 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3Z 1E9
                (Downtown): 1440 Stanley Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1P7
Email: Through contact us page
Website: ymcaquebec.org

Rehab Centres

Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal – Institut universitaire (CRDM-IU) This organization has brought together 10 different health and social services in Montreal to provide rehabilitation centers throughout Montreal. Offers emergency detox services. See website for details and locations. French and English. Phone (Services): (514) 385-1232              (Emergency): (514) 288-1515              (Emergency detox): (514) 288-1232 Address (Services): 950 Louvain Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2M 2E8                 (Emergency detox) 110 Prince Arthur Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1S7 Website (French only): dependancemontreal.ca Chabad Lifeline: Family and Individual Services and Programs for Addiction Immediate services are available for those ready to take the next step in treatment of their addiction. They provide assessments and group counselling, treatment plans, referrals to other detox/rehab centers, or referrals to 12-step meetings. There is also a family support division and workshops during the week. Phone: (514) 738-7700 Address: 4615 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M1 Email: Through contact us page Website: chabadlifeline.com CRD Foster Has inpatient treatment programs for substance abuse and gambling. A 24-hour bed facility with detoxification services and up to six weeks of intensive care. There are also outpatient services for the island of Montreal and in Montérégie. Phone: (514) 659-8911 Address: 6 Foucreault Street, Saint-Philippe-de-Laprairie, Quebec J0L 2K0 Email: pavillon_foster@ssss.gouv.gc.ca Website: crdfoster.org Portage Drug addiction treatment based on the therapeutic community model: a participative, supportive, group-based approach to drug addiction rehabilitation. Therapy groups, activities, workshops, etc. Phone (Adult day centre): (514) 939-0202 Address (Adult day centre): 1640 Saint Antoine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1A1 Website: portage.ca

Support Centres

Action Santé de Pointe St-Charles Self-help groups to support mental health problems, depression, and isolation. Activities, workshops, women’s groups, and communal meals. Open to Pointe-Saint-Charles and neighbouring communities from Monday-Friday 12-9pm. Phone: (514) 933-5771 Address: 2423 Wellington Street, Montreal, Quebec H3K 1X5 Email: action-sante@videotron.ca Website (French only): actionsante.org AIDS Community Care Montreal (ACCM) AAMC provides support services and treatment for those living with HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C. These support services include discussion groups, one-on-one support, dinner and discussion events (Mondays from 6-9pm), a buddy program, and more. Phone: (514) 527-0928 Address: 2075 Plessis Street, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2Y4 Email: info@accmontreal.org Website: accmontreal.org AMI Quebec The go-to reference list for all things mental health in Montreal. Weekly support/discussion groups, education, referrals counselling, mindfulness, and much more. Office is open Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4pm. Phone: (514) 486-1448 Address: 5800 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H3X 2J5 Email: info@amiquebec.org or through contact us page Website: amiquebec.org Anorexie et boulimie (ANEB) Quebec Immediate, specialized and free assistance for those with anorexia and bulimia. Support groups, family support, prevention activities, helpline (number below) and referrals. There is also an online chat group. Phone: (514) 630-0907 Address: 5500 Trans-Canada Highway, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 1B6 Email: Through contact us page Website: anebquebec.com BACA Eating Disorders Clinic Personalized outpatient program, individual sessions, and information on eating disorders. Phone: (514) 544-2323 Address: 1538 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 510, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1L5 Email: info@cliniquebaca.com or through contact us page Website: cliniquebaca.com Centreami A day centre with self-help groups, discussion, sharing, and activities. Aims to maintain and develop the independence of people with mental health problems. Phone: (514) 761-1509 Address: 6387 Monk Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H4E 3H8 Email: centram1@bellnet.ca Website (French only): centrami.ca Club Ami A place of respect, exchange, and sharing in a friendly environment that is welcoming to all. Aims to improve quality of life to those living with mental health problems and to break cycles of loneliness and isolation. Provides entertainment, excursions, workshops, yoga, support, education and more. Priority to Côte-des-Neiges residents. Phone: (514) 739-7931 Address: 6767 Côte-des-Neiges Road, Suite 596, Montreal, Quebec H3S 2T6 Email: club.ami@hotmail.com Website (French only): clubami.qc.ca Compeer Montreal Educational and recreational workshops on arts, nutrition, exercise, cooking, budgeting, etc. Services include home visits, outings, and celebrations. Offers friendship from volunteers to people with mental health problems. Links to community resources such as housing and legal advice. Phone: (514) 489-1007 Address: 5461 Decarie Boulevard, Suite 101, Montreal, Quebec H3W 3C6 Email: info@compeermontreal.ca or through contact us page Website: compeermontreal.ca Face à Face The Face à Face Listening and Intervention Centre offers active listening, intervention, and collaborative support to vulnerable and isolated individuals, on the telephone and in person, to encourage the process of empowerment and social reintegration. Open Monday-Friday from 9-5. Phone: (514) 934-4546 Address: 1857 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Suite 100, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J9 Email: info@faceafacemontreal.org Website: faceafacemontreal.org Forward House Community-based mental health services and community center focussed on life and job skills, job placement, and social activities. Phone: (514) 488-9119 Address: 2240 Girouard Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3C3 Email: maisonlesetapes@videotron.ca Website: forwardhouse.org Griffith Edward’s Graduation Group A small group of former GEH clients, providing peer support, exploring lifestyle, issues of wellbeing, and encouraging abstinence. Meetings Monday and Friday 6:30-7:30pm. Phone (Angie): (514) 804-5705              (Patricia): (514) 712-0152. Address: 4615 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M1 Les Impatients Art, music, dance, and cartoon workshops run by professional artists or art therapists. For creators eager to heal and develop their art. No experience necessary, only interest. By referral. Phone: (514) 842-1043 Address: 100 Sherbrooke Street East, Suite 4000, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1C3 Email: reception@impatients.ca Website (French only): impatients.ca Racor Mental health support groups, training sessions, events, etc. Phone: (514) 847-0787 Address: 55 Mont Royal Avenue West, Suite 602, Montreal, Quebec H2T 2S6 Email: racor@racorsm.org Website: racorsm.org Recovery Canada Community health-focussed peer-run support groups to help manage thoughts and behaviors that lead to stress, fear, and depression. Self-help mental health based on neuropsychiatrist Abraham A. Low. Free. Check website below for contact information and meeting details. Email: Through contact us page Website: recoverycanada.org Refuge Recovery A Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from addiction. Meditation and mindfulness. Meetings at Yoga de L’Éveil on Fridays from 6:30-8:30pm and at Centre Soha on Monday from 7:30-8:30pm. Address: (Yoga de L’Éveil): 4847 Park Ave, Montreal, Quebec H2V 4E7                  (Centre Soha): 961 Rachel Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2J4 Email: (Centre Soha): julie.vachon@live.ca Through contact us page Website: refugerecovery.org Revivre An organization dedicated to helping those with anxiety, depression, or bipolar disorder. The helpline is free and open Monday-Friday from 9-5. There are also support groups throughout the week (schedule on website below). Phone: (514) REVIVRE (738-4873) Address: 5140 Saint Hubert Street, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2Y3 Email: revivre@revivre.org Website: revivre.org Smart Recovery Quebec Meetings on how to maintain focus and motivation to quit alcoholism, drug addiction, and other compulsive disorders; how to handle urges without acting upon them; and coping/positive lifestyle skills. Phone: (514) 621-2257 Address: Saint-Raymond Centre, 5605 Upper Lachine, Montreal, Quebec H4A 2A6 Website: smartrecoveryquebec.org Up House Clubhouse/centre for outpatient mental health and drug rehab. Support groups, life skills, psychoeducation, experiential therapy, as well as social and work reintegration. Help with housing, employment, and education, etc. Free membership. Phone: (514) 764-5599 Address: 5215 Namur Street, Montreal, Quebec H4P 2R7 Email: info@uphouse.org Website: uphouse.org

Therapy Clinics

Argyle Institute Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families including treatment for mental illness, addiction, and eating disorders. Phone: (514) 931-5629 Address: 4150 Saint Catherine Street West, Suite 328, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2Y5 Email: info@argyleinstitute.org or through contact us page Website: argyleinstitute.org Emotional Health CBT Clinic Affordable individual cognitive behavioural therapy for depression, anxiety, OCD, addiction, and more. Phone: (514) 485-7722 Address: 2100 Marlowe Avenue, Suite 261, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3L5 Email: info@cbtclinic.ca Website: cbtclinic.ca Douglas Institute Eating Disorders Program Clinic Intensive treatment program for adults 18 and older. Reference needed. Services offered in English and French. Phone: (514) 761-6131, ext. 2895 Address: 6603-6605 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H4H 1R3 Website: douglas.qc.ca Mindspace Clinic Centre for psychotherapy and mindfulness meditation to help overcome stress, anxiety, depression, anger, and more. Phone: (514) 481-0317 Address (Downtown): 1470 Peel Street, Tower B, Suite 725, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1T5                 (Plateau): 393 Laurier Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H2V 2K3                 (Westmount): 1310 Greene Avenue, Suite 500, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2B2 Email: info@mindspaceclinic.com or through contact us page Website: mindspaceclinic.com Montreal Center for Anxiety and Depression Individual, couple, and family counselling headed by Sandra Reich, specializing in many mental health issues. Phone: (514) 777-4530 or 796-4357 Address: 2111 Northcliffe Avenue, Suite 440, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3K6 Email: info@helpforanxietydepression.com or through contact us page Website: helpforanxietydepression.com Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal Counsellors and therapists offering psychotherapy, couple and family counseling, divorce service, hypnotherapy, and life coaching. Phone: (514) 487-2828 Address: 5708 Monkland Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1E6 Email: info@centresedona.com or through contact us page Website: centresedona.com

Volunteer

Montreal Volunteer Bureau A search engine of volunteer opportunities in Montreal. Phone: (514) 842-3351 Address: 2015 Drummond Street, Suite 300, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1W7 Email: Through contact us page Website: cabm.net Note: Many of the resources listed here have volunteer opportunities. If there are any that seem interesting and important, check the website for volunteer opportunities.

Withdrawal Services

Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal – Institut universitaire (CRDM-IU) This organization has brought together 10 different health and social services in Montreal to provide rehabilitation centers throughout Montreal. Offers emergency detox services. See website for details and locations. French and English. Phone (Services): (514) 385-1232 (Emergency): (514) 288-1515 (Emergency detox):(514) 288-1232 Address (Services): 950 Louvain Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2M 2E8 (Emergency detox) 110 Prince Arthur Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1S7 Website (French only): dependancemontreal.ca Clinique de Médecine des toxicomanies (CHUM) Medical detox provided by appointment. Clients can self-refer. Phone: (514) 890-8321 Address: 264 René Lévesque Boulevard East, 10th floor, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1P1 Website (French only):chumontreal.qc.ca Cran Opioid dependence treatment, psychosocial intervention, acupuncture, and much more. Phone: (514) 527-6939 Address: 110 Prince-Arthur Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1S7 Email: info.cran@ssss.gouv.qc.ca Website: cran.qc.ca Relais Méthadone Addresses the needs of opioid-dependent persons. Call for more information. By appointment only. Phone: (514) 847-9300 Address: 1015 Saint Catherine Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2G4 Website (French only): arrondissement.com/montreal/relaismethadone Sunshine Coast Health Centre Directory of Montreal Withdrawal management services. Phone: 1-866-487-9010 Email: Through contact us page Website: sunshinecoasthealthcentre.ca/drug_rehab_location/montreal-rehab Toxico-Stop Centre Detox centre: in-house residence, rehab, counseling/workshops, and anonymous meetings No opiate withdrawal /detox services. Please call to determine suitability. Phone: (514) 327-6017 Address: 4858 Gouin Boulevard East, Montreal, Quebec H1G 1A2 Email: info@toxico-stop.com Website: toxico-stop.com